Tag: Women in Tech

Mani Thiru On How to Succeed in the Tech Sector

By Jessie Tu Mani Thiru flew into Singapore a few months ago and was sent straight into the island city-state’s Covid-19 circuit breaker, where she isolated for the next month.  She has taken on the role of Business Lead in the Aerospace & Satellite Solutions team at Amazon Web Services for that region — a position she is ‘really stoked’ about. “I’ve been wanting…

Meet Emma Ou: The Leading Lady of the Technology Sector

By Madeline Hislop technology Emma Ou doesn’t consider herself a “techie”, and initially, she never thought a career in technology would be something she’d pursue. Ou, who is now the digital transformation lead and the ANZ Country Manager of tech multinational ASUS, told Women’s Agenda that all it took was for her to get a taste of the industry to discover its possibilities.…

Lindsay McCormick: From Sports Broadcaster To Tech Investor.

There’s no doubt that women are still facing the challenges of stereotypes, especially when you’re a woman in a male-dominated industry. Transitioning from sports to tech, Lindsay McCormick successfully proves that women can break the traditional workplace roles. McCormick is a sports broadcaster whose career has taken her from hosting live events for the Super Bowl XLIX to being a…

Uncharted Power Founder Jessica O. Matthews on Building The Anti-Silicon Valley Energy Startup.

“My name is Jessica O. Matthews, and I am the founder and CEO of Uncharted Power. I used to tell people I’m the perfect mashup between Bill Nye the Science Guy and Beyoncé.” Matthews’ opening line at Disney’s recent Demo Day, where startups that completed its accelerator present, carries a lot of truth. Like Nye, she enjoys building, testing and…

Changing The Tech Industry – Women Lead IBM’s Blockchain.

In the male-dominated world of cryptocurrency, IBM is going against the grain. The company’s 1,500 member blockchain team is led by Bridget van Kralingen, senior vice president of global industries, platforms and blockchain. Meanwhile, the actual blockchain development was led by IBM Fellow Donna Dillenberger. With the tremendous surge in bitcoin’s popularity over the last year, blockchain, which is the platform…