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WICT Rocky Mountain: Leaderships from Entry Level to C-Suite
November 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST
No matter your positions at a company, you can be a leader. Our speakers will discuss the key characteristics of leadership and how to apply them to your everyday work style no matter your position.
Kate Holden, Chief Strategy and Development Officer at SThree PLC
Kate Holden is a senior leader with vision, pace and proven ability to improve business performance and build lasting organizational capability. She is currently working as the Chief Strategy and Development Officer at SThree PLC. Holden is responsible for the development of the overall Group Strategy including Corporate Development, Group Marketing and execution of SThree’s investment portfolio of strategic initiatives.
Holden has enjoyed a fast-track career in Sales & Marketing, Product, Strategy and General Management and has delivered breakthrough results at organizations such as Financial Times, RELX PLC and Pearson PLC where she led significant sales, product marketing and technology change programs resulting in customer retention and profitable sales growth.
Jennifer McKeehan, Global Supply Chain & Operations Executive
Jennifer McKeehan is a Global supply chain and operations executive with 15+ years’ experience across retail and e-commerce channels. Her reputation is as a versatile and strategic corporate athlete, authentic and collaborative leader and a results-driven change agent. She has had rapid and continuous career advancement into new and more complex roles with demonstrated capabilities across disciplines including Supply Chain, Operations, Merchandising Strategies and e-commerce. She is an innovative thinker known for developing high performing teams, taking on challenging roles and driving department and company-wide transformation. Delivers results and thrives in ambiguous, fast-paced dynamic business environment.
Kristina Gustafson, MBA, PMP – Director of Business Operations, Systems & Tools for the Spectrum Enterprise
Kristina Gustafson is a Director of Business Operations, Systems & Tools for the Spectrum Enterprise segment of Charter Communications, a Fortune 500 company. As the Director of business operations for Spectrum Enterprise, Kristina is responsible for ensuring a gold-star service and delivery experience for America’s largest businesses. Kristina leads a large team of highly-skilled resources focused on user experience enhancements and production support for business critical applications.
From 2018 – 2020 (present) Kristina serves on the Women and Cable Telecommunications (WICT) board of directors as the Director of Programming for the Midwest chapter. Additionally since 2019 Kristina serves as the co-lead in event planning for the Spectrum Enterprise Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLDI).
Mona Soni – Engineering VP at Dow Jones
Mona is an ambitious, results oriented and respected technology leader with experience in building large, efficient and cohesive teams with a knack to constantly envision ways to improve and upgrade. She heads the platform teams and leads multiple engineering teams at Dow Jones with focus in both consumer and professional businesses. Before Dow Jones she worked at various startups building game changing software. She is an active leader in tech community and shares her experiences as speaker at conferences and through her blog. She is the founder of DJ women in tech community championing diversity for all technology.