Session: Empowering more women to drive change - A journey of empowering women
What is the glass ceiling?
Why do we need to break the glass ceiling?
How can we help each other on the journey?
- What is the glass ceiling?
- Why do we need to break the glass ceiling?
- How can we help each other on the journey?
My name is Angela Flores- Robertson and I live in the Silicon Valley where I work as a Senior, Customer Success Manager at Palo Alto Networks. My journey in technology started humbly many years ago at a small start up where I was initially hired in the Advertising Dept but found myself stuffing DVD’s in envelopes to meet the demands of a growing company called Netflix. I would then move to several tech companies such as Cisco Systems, Xilinx, Polycom and now Palo Alto Networks. All along the way learning new skills on how to improve the customer journey regardless of the interface at these companies. DVD’s – Router/Switch Hardware- ASIC Chips/telecommunications/ CyberSecurity. My current position at Palo Alto networks has been the most exciting, rewarding position for me as we all know the critical nature of Cyber Security in these times. With the introduction of IOT – Internet of things Cyber security has become even more important because of the we have grown with the internet expeditiously (its no longer just email but your ipad, your Apple Tv any internet accesible device now potentially becomes a vulnerability for Cyber criminals. Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future with technology that is transforming the way people and organizations operate. Our mission is to be the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. We help address the world's greatest security challenges with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, analytics, automation, and orchestration. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, we are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before.