Soar! Claiming Your Power and Getting What You REALLY Want - Seeta Hariharan keynote from IEEE WIE Forum USA East 2017

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Whether you are just starting your career or a seasoned pro, this is one of the most exciting times to be working in engineering and technology, especially for women. Where do you want to take your career and what may be standing in your way? Regardless of which lane you may choose, Seeta Hariharan believes that each of us can soar as high as we desire, with the only limits being those we may place upon ourselves. In this informative and interactive program, Seeta shares her career strategies and most valuable lessons learned on her path to becoming GM & Group Head of Tata Consultancy Digital Software & Solutions, one of the world’s largest technology companies.

Seeta Hariharan is General Manager and Group Head of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Digital Software & Solutions (DS&S) Group, a strategic business unit launched in 2014 aimed at helping clients undergo critical digital transformation through modular, fully integrated, industry-tailored licensed software and solutions.

In her role, Hariharan has decisively positioned the still young business for fast growth, market excellence and innovation with an eye on helping organizations leverage digital technologies to understand and better serve their customers’ throughout their unique experience journey. She leads the business in product research and development, investment strategy, and sales and marketing efforts to deliver meaningful and enduring customer relationships for increased loyalty, continued growth and market share.
Before joining TCS to build the foundations for DS&S Group, Hariharan held several leadership roles in IBM’s software, services, hardware and microelectronics divisions. In her last role at IBM, she ran information management and business analytics software sales, channels, and strategy, worldwide for several industry verticals including media and entertainment, manufacturing, telecom, energy and utilities, consumer electronics, agriculture and distribution. She has also held worldwide responsibility for marketing of IBM’s communications sector that represents approximately $10 Billion in annual revenues. In 2007, she was instrumental in establishing the mergers and acquisitions strategy for IBM’s communications sector.
Hariharan also actively publishes and is quoted in the press including, CIO Review, RetailOnline, RCR Wireless and Forbes. To read her latest thoughts, visit seetahariharan.com.

Hariharan holds engineering and management degrees. She is a co-inventor of 23 global patents.

Whether you are just starting your career or a seasoned pro, this is one of the most exciting times to be working in engineering and technology, especially for women. Where do you want to take your career and what may be standing in your way? Regardless of which lane you may choose, Seeta Hariharan believes that each of us can soar as high as we...

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