Session: From Corporate Giants to Tech Start-up: Navigating the Highs and Lows of Two Very Different Worlds
Experience and learnings from working for two of the worlds large software companies and then deciding to join a scale – up. Hannah will take you through the highs and lows of large corporate life through to “the whatever next” living in a rapidly growing tech start up. Hannah has navigated through corporate world of IBM and Microsoft through to learning new skills and accelerating personal development by deciding to take on a new brand new challenge!
- Viewers of this talk can expect to learn about the differences in flexibility and decision-making between big tech companies and startups.
- During the presentation, Hannah will discuss the contrasting cultural and community dynamics of big tech companies and startups.
- The talk will address the differences in individual growth opportunities between big tech companies and startups.
- Hannah will explore the potential risks and rewards of working at a startup, and how this differs from the experience at a big tech company.
Hannah spent nearly 20 years leading Global Accounts and Enterprise Sales Teams for two of the world's largest software companies, IBM and Microsoft. With her expansive knowledge in cloud and enterprise software, including big data, machine learning, AI, BI, across markets and industries, Hannah understands how businesses can navigate change and manage the complexity of transformation.
Hannah brings extensive experience managing and executing on partner strategy, deal negotiation, go-to-market strategy, transformation management, leadership, and product innovation.