Session: Cultural drivers for digital transformation
Companies and organizations around the globe are leaning into digital transformation initiatives. As part of that journey, it’s important to recognize that digital transformation is not just a technology story - it's also about people, process, and culture. In this session, we'll talk through some cultural enablers to focus on throughout your digital transformation journey, as well as best practices to set your transformation up for success.
- Digital Transformation is not just a technology story - real transformation happens at the intersection of people, technology, and culture.
Kate Maxwell is the Chief Technology Officer for Defense & Intelligence in Microsoft’s Worldwide Public Sector. She is an accomplished technology leader and strategist with almost 20 years of experience supporting Defense & Intelligence customers around the globe. Maxwell is a recognized digital transformation thought leader, innovator, and passionate STEM advocate. Prior to joining Microsoft, Maxwell held various technical and engineering leadership roles within Raytheon Technologies, including Tech Director, Innovation Center Director, and Chief Engineer.
Maxwell was named a Woman in Tech Leader to Watch in 2022 by WomenTech Network. She was also honored with Indiana Business Journal (IBJ) Forty Under 40 and Woman of Influence recognition, as well as multiple Society of Women Engineers national awards.
Maxwell resides in Indiana with her two sons and is an outdoor enthusiast with a great love of skiing, paddle boarding, and finding adventure wherever life takes her.