Session: Building Your Own Board of Directors – The Importance of Networking
For women in technology careers, hard work is table stakes. To be successful, you need more than the hard skills. In this session, Titina will share her journey and lessons from life on a farm to senior leadership roles at top technology companies. Learn about networking and the power of relationships -- what it takes beyond the hard skills and the work you deliver -- to be successful in today’s technology careers.
- Learn about what it takes to be successful (beyond the hard skills!).
- Gain perspective on developing a strong network early in your career.
- Embrace a deeper understanding of leadership to help others be their best.
- Recognize the importance of confidence and courage to ask the hard questions.
As the senior vice president of Ellucian's global Customer Experience and Operations, Titina Ott Adams brings together worldwide operations, customer success services, renewals, and global education services functions, to further optimize the end-to-end customer journey of their digital transformation. Previously, Titina served as Highmark Health senior vice president for customer operations where she led the design, orchestration, and improvement of the customer experience across a customer base of 10 million members. Titina’s experience also includes over two decades at Oracle, where she last served as vice president of global operations for Oracle Marketing Cloud. She has also held leadership roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Titina is passionate advocate for the mentorship of women in technology. She has created access to networks and mentorship role models for women throughout my career. She founded Oracle Women’s Leadership in 2005 and Highmark Health WomenLEADIT in 2018 and has been an active board member for professional women’s leadership organizations creating positive change for women in technology.