Session: How to transfer your product leadership skills into becoming a founder
If you have an idea you're passionate about, launch it. With a career in product management or other engineering/tech-related roles, leading development teams, finding solutions - the skills from your “day job” are transferable to running a company. From pivoting when something isn’t working to building a network within your team based on skills, these are the tools for pushing innovation and building a company from the ground up.
- This panel will highlight women leaders in their respective fields, sharing knowledge and the need for building the existing pipeline of future women founders in B2B enterprise tech.
- Only 1 out of every 50 VC dollars goes towards women-founded companies and with resources being especially restricted right now, new female founders emerging today are headed into a particularly challenging first year. However, while resources are especia
- There is not one specific path to being a successful founder, as illustrated by our panelists with vastly different career paths. Developing skills and frameworks throughout various experiences, whether through a traditional university program or taking t
Nancy Wang, Director of Product and Engineering for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Founder and Board Chair of Advancing Women in Tech (AWIT) has led product development across companies like Google, Rubrik and AWS. Winner of multiple awards, including Advocate of the Year issued by the Women in IT Awards and Mentor of the Year in the 2022 Stevie Awards, Nancy has dedicated her career to product management and the advancement of diverse leaders in senior product roles, and mentors hundreds of female founders through AWIT.