Session: Empowering Tomorrow & Delivering a New World of Communications
Over the last few decades, with every improvement, upgrade, or optimization technology has undergone, the networks that connect them have been evolving. And building a purpose-driven, inclusive workplace has also evolved over the years.
In this fireside chat, we will talk with Tata Communications’ Executive Vice President – Core and Next-Gen Connectivity Services, Global Network Services and Chief Technology Officer, Genius Wong on diversity in the workplace, to hear what differentiates their company culture, her path to CTO, and advice to women looking to advance their career.
- Initiatives to create an equitable and diverse workplace
- Role as a CTO and the path to get there
- Communicating your vision to inspire your teams
Genius Wong is the Executive Vice President of our Core and Next-Gen Connectivity Services and also the Chief Technology Officer at Tata Communications. Genius has helped build Tata Communications global core network infrastructure and services. She is also leading the network transformation for Tata Communications and has built the next generation network infrastructure ensuring it is agile, intelligent and resilient. She has over 25 years of experience working in digital technologies, cloud and telecommunications, with leadership roles in product development and management, business development, engineering and service assurance. Genius has led strategic cable investments and global network partnerships across countries for all networking solutions. Under her leadership, Tata Communications has been consistently positioned as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global for the last nine years. Prior to joining Tata Communications, Genius held leadership roles at Asia Netcom, New T&T and IBM IGN. Genius holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington in the United States.