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CR211: Technical to Manager: Making the Leap or Not

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Hyatt Regency Ballroom O

Objective: Guidance
Audience Level: Student/Early Career
Session Type: Panel

You’ve built a reputation for technical expertise and you’ve dreamed of being a leader. You see others around you becoming managers and ask yourself, “Is it time for me to I do it, too?” Research shows that women make great managers, but it is not a career for everybody. This panel features women with different experiences on transitioning to management and the lessons they learned along the way.


, Software Engineering Manager, Optum
, VP of Software Development, Financial Engines
, principal engineer and manager, Qualcomm
, Technical Lead, Sony Interactive Entertainment
, Software Architect, Intuit