13-14 NOVEMBER 2019



Dr Yun Freund

Vice President, Global Product Engineering

Dr. Yun Freund joined Equinix in 2018 to lead the company’s Global Product Engineering organisation. In this role, she oversees the development of new products and features that enhance Platform Equinix with a focus on scaling the organization with growth and fostering a culture of innovation.

Prior to joining Equinix, Yun was the VP of Engineering for GE Digital for over 5 years, where she was instrumental in building the Predix Industrial Internet Platform and driving Digital Transformation with GE business units. She was responsible for instrumenting best design practices and implementing agile methodologies to improve efficiency and profitability, while delivering higher quality, more reliable products. Prior to that, she led the development of Cisco’s Cloud Services Platform for large enterprise and service providers. She has taught graduate computer science courses at San Jose State University as an Adjunct Professor.

Yun holds a PhD in Computer Science from University of Alabama at Birmingham and a BS in Computer Science from Peking University.

Dr. Yun Freund is a passionate advocate for STEM and Women in Technology and is a founding member of Equinix’s Allies Council on Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. She has been an executive speaker at Grace Hopper Conference, Center for Creative Leadership, and The Lesbians Who Tech + Allies to name a few and has done extensive community outreach leading GE’s Girls Program and GirlsWhoCode, and volunteering at Cupertino Middle School.

Keynote Speakers

Isaura Gaeta

Vice President, Security Research, Intel

Cristina Alvarez Alvarez

Global Chief Technology Officer, Banco Santander

Margot Gerritsen

Professor, Co-director and co-founder of Women in Data Science, Stanford University

Laura Barrowman

Chief Technology Officer, Credit Suisse, Credit Suisse

Dominika Bettman

CEO, Siemens Poland

Eleanor Drew

Global Head, Information Services Group Institutional Clients Group, Citi

Dr Yun Freund

Vice President, Global Product Engineering, Equinix

Amy Howard

Head of Digital and Social Media, Nestlé Global Business Services, Nestle

Tony Jenkins

Head of Global Electronics Competencies Centre, Electrolux

Jenny Lindqvist

Vice President, Head of Northern and Central Europe, Ericsson

Dermot McDonogh

Chief Operating Officer for EMEA, Goldman Sachs

José M. F. Moura

President and CEO, IEEE

Natalia Oropeza

Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Siemens AG, (tbc.)

Josee Paulin

Vice President Product Development, Arjo

Phil Wolfenden

Vice President, EMEAR Cisco Customer Experience, Cisco

Jelena Pješivac-Grbović

Software Engineering Manager, Google Cloud Platform, Google

Shirin Saadat

Global Technical Director and 3M Women’s Leadership Forum Chair, 3M

Giuseppina Smith

Senior Regional IT Manager, Amazon

Belkis Vasquez-McCall

Partner, New Jersey, McKinsey & Company

Wincie Wong

Head of Innovation for Supply Chain Services, Royal Bank of Scotland

Zahra Bahrololoumi

Senior Managing Director - Technology, United Kingdom and Ireland, Accenture


Zaynah Bhanji

Founder, Vital XR

Alexandria Butler

Project Manager, Coach, Facebook


Heads of top tech companies, influencers, experts and researchers

Victor Canseco

General Manager, Poland, Intel

Ela Czajka

Software Engineering Manager, Google

Nigist Tilahun Gebremedhin

Director, Hawassa University STEM Centre

Trinidad Hermida

Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager, Niantic

Klaudia Krawiecka

President of Oxford Women in Computer Science Society

Marta Kwiatkowska

Professor of Computer Science, Trinity College, Univesiry of Oxford

Janice Levenhagen

CEO & Founder, ChickTech

Martin Mellor

Head of Ericsson, Poland, Ericsson

Justyna Orłowska

GovTech Polska Program Director, GovTech Polska

Aleksandra Przegalińska

AI Researcher at MIT

Stacey Stevenson

Motivational speaker

LaTonya Wilkins

Founder & CEO, The Change Coaches