Mentoring Area - Perspektywy Women in Tech Summit 2018


27-28 NOVEMBER 2018
WARSAW, POLAND


1000+ TALENTED WOMENT IN IT,
ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION


EXPO XXI
PRĄDZYŃSKIEGO WARSAW

Mentoring Area

find a mentor for yourself!

Isn’t it amazing?
During the Perspektywy Summit we offer you free 1:1 mentoring sessions with amazing Key Note Speakers, Prelegents and experts!

In our Foundation we strongly believe that mentoring is the best and the most effective tool for personal and professional development and we are making it important part of every project we do!

Is it for me?

  • Are you inspired by Key Note Speaker’s speech or by workshop?
  • Are you planing changes in tour career?
  • Are you interested in certain field/technology/problem and would like to discuss it with an expert?
  • Do you need a job advice?

It you answered „Yes” to any of these questions,
then mentoring is for you!

How to use the Mentoring Area?

  1. Read the mentors bio and think with whom you want to talk and on what topic.
  2. Come to the Mentoring Area at the Main Hall durring the Summit and sign up for the selected slot.
  3. We guarantee you 15 minutes of individual conversation about technology or career.

Simple? Of course!

Slot 1
27 XI, 10:30 - 11:30

Lesley Marjoribanks

Head of Applied Security

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Lesley Marjoribanks

Talk to me about:

Self confidence and “but I’m not technical” myth, finding a way into cyber security domain or deep dive into ethical phishing to train 80k users so RBS may show that banks can, and will, fight back cyber criminals

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Lila Papadoperaki

Engineering Manager, leader of Workplace by Facebook Platform team

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Lila Papadoperaki

Talk to me about:

Transitioning from engineering to management, Having difficult conversations, Preparing for interviews and working at FB
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Sarah Gadd

Head of Big Data (Semantic Technology)

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Sarah Gadd

Talk to me about:

Innovation, leadership, Semantic Technology and Big Data, enterprise transformation

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Małgorzata Gregorek

Talk to me about:

„Agility”, Agile, Scrum, Teamwork

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Aleksandra Piktus

Software Engineer

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Aleksandra Piktus

Talk to me about:

The process of moving from Poland to start a job in a big tech company (Facebook) abroad, Interview prep, Career growth from new graduate to a senior eng position
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Ewa Resterny

Senior Account Manager

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Ewa Resterny

Talk to me about:

Work-life balance in a large organization, Accounting, self-management over time

 

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Katarzyna Ochocińska

Business Development Manager

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Katarzyna Ochocińska

Talk to me about:

how to define your own needs and values, motivation and inspiration to achieve your goals

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Slot 2
27 XI, 15:00 - 16:00

Jayshree Seth

Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate

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Jayshree Seth

Talk to me about:

My philosophy on career journey, Confidence in the workplace, Innovation culture etc.

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Stephanie Hoogenbergen

Talk to me about:

Leadership, IT transformation and change management, international career development, programme management

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Alejandro Paz Olivares

Associate Director, Information Technology, Devops & Engineering, Data & Analytics, P&G

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Alejandro Paz Olivares

Talk to me about:

Moving to cloud, IT role in non-IT corporations, Diversity in IT – gender, cultures, management styles

 

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Ewa Bieniek-Gawędzka

Engineering Group Manager

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Ewa Bieniek-Gawędzka

Talk to me about:

Software testing, System engineering, Multimedia systems for premium cars, Women in IT

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Dominika Rogozińska

Talk to me about:

Natural Language Processing, Product Excellence, Quality Analysis, collaboration across cultures and time zones, career planning

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Przemysław Zych

Senior Software Engineer

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Przemysław Zych

Talk to me about:

Living and working abroad with family, preparing for technical interview, working in large organizations, Machine Intelligence, Large System Design

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Magda Król

Software Engineer, Associate

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Magda Król

Talk to me about:

Web development, front-end, women’s networks, IT for SHE

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Piotr Orłowski

Talk to me about:

Leadership development,Career in IT/BPO,Organizational culture
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Alicja Kondrat

Engineering Manager

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Alicja Kondrat

Talk to me about:

Openness to explore STEM areas to find your own happiness at work, transition from technical to management/leadership career path.
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Slot 3
27 XI, 16:15 - 17:15

Aleksandra Piktus

Software Engineer

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Aleksandra Piktus

Talk to me about:

The process of moving from Poland to start a job in a big tech company (Facebook) abroad, Interview prep, Career growth from new graduate to a senior eng position
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Małgorzata Rembas

Cloud Solution Architect at Intel Corporation

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Małgorzata Rembas

Talk to me about:

technology related to clouds mostly Microsoft Azure,  Virtualization , Containers and microservices, Deploy applications/services in clouds, Ansible automatization
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Agnieszka Światowa

EMENA HR Solutions Lead

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Agnieszka Światowa

Talk to me about:

How to get started in the IT role, How to manage international projects and programs, What IT certifications bring value, SAP, Workday, Kronos, ERP global implementations, Software development, Testing, AgilePM, PMO, Project Management, Leadership

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Paulina Basta

Chief HR Officer at Techland

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Paulina Basta

Talk to me about:

self development, conflict management, career progression
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Katarzyna Ochocińska

Business Development Manager

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Katarzyna Ochocińska

Talk to me about:

how to define your own needs and values, motivation and inspiration to achieve your goals

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Slot 4
28 XI, 11:30 - 12:30

Esra Yavuz

Director, Information Technology Data Management, Data & Analytics

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Esra Yavuz

Talk to me about:

Technology and technological innovation, Organization and business transformation, International assignments and career development, Diversity and inclusion, Leadership
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Lori Tempelis

Data Intelligence & Digital Commerce Solutions Director

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Lori Tempelis

Talk to me about:

Lori is the Director for the 3M Data Intelligence & Digital Commerce Solutions teams in the IT and Business Transformation organization.   She is responsible for analytics enablement, data management strategy, digital deployment, governance, KPIs and value realization. She brings over 18 years of diversified 3M experience to this role, including sales, six sigma, channel, sales management, marketing and business management.   She has experience driving growth through multiple markets, various business models and diverse product categories.

Lori holds a BA in Marketing from the University of Northern Iowa and a MA in International Business from Ecole Superieure De Commerce De Rennes in 1998.

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Jill Chai

Engagement & Organisational Change and Development Lead Citi Technology Infrastructure

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Jill Chai

Talk to me about:

Building leadership capability, Career development within CTI, Roles within Business Operations and the EMEA region, or career mobility

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Olga Zelent

Chief Operating Officer Coders Lab IT School

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Olga Zelent

Talk to me about:

Management, scalling up, empowering people, Building effective, high performing, motivated team and optimization of team performance, Business development to further grow into the market, Why you can/should learn programming?, Why you are equal in business, IT and education

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Aleksandra Głośnicka

Talk to me about:

How to launch your career in New Technologies? How to get IT knowledge having no IT background? Dos and don’ts for career development in New Technologies in international environment.

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Joanna Chadaj

Section Manager

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Joanna Chadaj

Talk to me about:

Balance between work - private life, so-called work-life balance, opportunities offered by a career in the ICT sector, the different career paths available and related challenges as well as the hard and soft skills that help you succeed in the industry

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Aleksandra Piktus

Software Engineer

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Aleksandra Piktus

Talk to me about:

The process of moving from Poland to start a job in a big tech company (Facebook) abroad, Interview prep, Career growth from new graduate to a senior eng position
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Marek Biskup

Senior Software Engineer in Cloud Functions

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Marek Biskup

Talk to me about:

Academic versus industry career, cloud, storage systems, scrum, collaboration across time zones, presenting at conferences and meetings

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Rafał Biegacz

Senior Partner Engineering Manager

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Rafał Biegacz

Talk to me about:

Rafał working within Google Cloud group where he is responsible for helping technology partners to onboard their solutions on Google Cloud Platform. He also leads Marketplace Click-to-Deploy program within which popular open source solutions pre-packaged and verified by Googlers are published within GCP Marketplace.  Prior to joining Google Rafał worked for many years for Intel where he focused on delivering cloud solutions in the following domains: Big Data, machine learning and computer security. Rafał has more than 15 years of experience in building complex and distributed systems.

Rafał holds Master of Science degree in the field of Teleinformatics from Gdansk University of Technology.

 


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Piotr Krzysztoporski

ERP & RPA Practice Director

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Piotr Krzysztoporski

Talk to me about:

RPA - robotic process automation - how does it work, how it can bring benefits to organizations, how it can change our life. I’m also happy to describe how IT consultant life looks like

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Slot 5
28 XI, 12:45 - 13:45

Kara Mjones

Head of Global Marketing

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Kara Mjones

Talk to me about:

Career conversations, what it’s like to work at Facebook, Focusing on strengths rather than improving weaknesses

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Aleksandra Wasielewska

Talk to me about:

Challenges that you experience in everyday work especially in IT worldBarriers that you see to enter the IT world or start the carrier in IT world as a woman, Dilemmas that you have when you think about changing job/ carrier pathAgile Product ManagementCooperation with development teams and business teamsE-commerce, e-banking and online payments areas
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Kamila Różana

Infrastructure Service Management EMEA Citi Technology Infrastructure CIS ICG/CTO

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Kamila Różana

Talk to me about:

Graduate Programs, Career development within Citi, Mentoring program or Women’s Networks

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Małgorzata Wdówka

Head of GLP (Global Learning Practice) Poland Training

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Małgorzata Wdówka

Talk to me about:

a way to be a leader, agile project management, public speaking and presentation skills, and sharing knowledge

 

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Izabela Karpińska

Software Engineering Manager

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Izabela Karpińska

Talk to me about:

Team/project management, Software development methodologies (Waterfall,  Scrum, Agile PM), Designing and developing (databases, object languages, programming tools, CASE tools)

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Andrzej Pacek

Head of Technology & Data

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Andrzej Pacek

Talk to me about:

Application of technology to solve real life problems, data & analytics, Cyber security or how to navigate between tech savvy geeks and people

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Małgorzata Majewska

Senior Manager, Data Analytics

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Małgorzata Majewska

Talk to me about:

Women leadership in Asian culture, Leading distributed and culturally diverse teams, How not to choose between technical expert and managerial role, Skillset needed to become Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Data Insights Manager, Upgrading your career as a woman

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