13-14 NOVEMBER 2019



Veena Lakkundi

Vice President & General Manager, Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Division (IATD); Safety and Industrial Business Group

Veena joined 3M in 1993 as a product engineer in Canada. She holds bachelor of science degrees in chemistry and chemical engineering from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. Throughout her 3M career, Veena has held several key positions of increased leadership, and most recently served as vice president, chief ethics and compliance officer. Previous appointments include, business director in IATD (Industrial Adhesives and Tape) and (Automotive and Aerospace Division) AASD, managing director of 3M Indonesia and before that held business, sales, and R&D roles in our SPSD (Separation and Purification Sciences Division), and abrasives businesses, among others.  These experiences have enabled her to develop a global lens, which is critical in her current role as she leverages 3M technology to advance customers around the world.Veena is passionate about STEM education and the empowerment of women and children. She is a board member of the Minnesota Independent School Forum (MISF), which focuses on STEM educational K-12 programming.  At 3M, she is part of the Advisory Board of the Asian and Asian American Employee Resource Network and is an advocate for the Women’s Leadership Forum.  She serves on the 3M Foundation Board and the CEO Inclusion Council.

Keynote Speakers

Margot Gerritsen

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

Isaura Gaeta

Vice President, Security Research General Manager, Intel Product Assurance & Security

José M. F. Moura

President and CEO

Veena Lakkundi

Vice President & General Manager, Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Division (IATD); Safety and Industrial Business Group

Dr Yun Freund

Vice President, Global Product Engineering

Laura Barrowman

Chief Technology Officer, Credit Suisse

Cristina Alvarez Alvarez

Global Chief Technology Officer

Eleanor Drew

Global Head, Information Services Group Institutional Clients Group

Alexandria Butler

Project Manager, Coach

Amy Howard

Head of Digital and Social Media, Nestlé Global Business Services

Tony Jenkins

Head of Global Electronics Competencies Centre

Jenny Lindqvist

Vice President, Head of Northern and Central Europe

Dermot McDonogh

Chief Operating Officer for EMEA

Natalia Oropeza

Chief Cybersecurity Officer

Pamela Milligan

Chief of Staff ; member of the Management Board

Josee Paulin

Vice President Product Development

Phil Wolfenden

Vice President, EMEAR Cisco Customer Experience

Jelena Pješivac-Grbović

Software Engineering Manager, Google Cloud Platform

Giuseppina Smith

Senior Regional IT Manager

Wincie Wong

Head of Rose Review Implementation

Zahra Bahrololoumi

Senior Managing Director - Technology, United Kingdom and Ireland


Zaynah Bhanji


Vital XR

Victor Canseco

General Manager, Poland


Ela Czajka

Software Engineering Manager


Nigist Tilahun Gebremedhin


Hawassa University STEM Centre

Trinidad Hermida

Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager


Klaudia Krawiecka

President of Oxford Women in Computer Science Society

Oxford Women in Computer Science Society

Marta Kwiatkowska

Professor of Computer Science, Trinity College, Univesiry of Oxford

Trinity COllege, University of Oxford

Janice Levenhagen

CEO & Founder


Martin Mellor

Head of Ericsson, Poland


Justyna Orłowska

GovTech Polska Program Director

GovTech Polska

Aleksandra Przegalińska

AI Researcher at MIT

Stacey Stevenson

Speaker, Author, IT Leader and Entrepreneur

LaTonya Wilkins

Founder & CEO

The Change Coaches