Leading Innovation with Diversity and Inclusion

Women driving innovation

December 5, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Registration and Networking over Coffee
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Panel Discussion: Leading Innovation with Diversity and Inclusion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
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The tech industry is in the midst of an exciting and pivotal transformation, where the ability to out-innovate, outperform and retain technology leadership is more critical to success than ever before. Diversity and inclusion play a lead role in driving business outcomes in the market place by fostering innovation and creativity, facilitating collaboration and information sharing, connecting communities of employees, customers, partners, and shareholders, among others. These initiatives are good for business, as it has been tied to improved organizational and financial performance, improved reputation, ability to hire and retain top talent, and increase innovation.

Whether you are managing a team, launching your new startup, or looking to move up the corporate ladder, developing modern leadership skills and encouraging diversity in the workplace are critical to helping you take that next step on your career journey.

Hear from a group of innovators as they share their stories on how diversity & inclusion has impacted their professional development as well as help them build a winning team. The event will include a panel discussion covering topics to help you learn from the best with advice you can apply today.

Panel Discussion


Derek Straub

Derek Straub

Additive Manufacturing Lead,
MIT Lincoln Lab

Nevenka Kozomora

Nevenka Kozomora

Sr. Manager of Systems Engineering,
Allegro

Payman Afshari

Payman Afshari

Sr. Principal Engineer,
DePuy Synthes Spine Johnson and Johnson

 

Suresh Nulu

Suresh Nulu

Sr. Engineer,
Biogen

 
 

Moderator


Margaret Schmitt

Margaret Schmitt

Autonomous Systems &
Embedded Software,
ANSYS, Inc.

Venue:
Boston Marriott Cambridge
50 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142
Directions

Contact:
Krista Loeffler


Sponsored By:

ANSYS, Inc.