Since the PowerToFly team is based all around the world (we have team members on every continent except Australia and Antarctica) we love it when our journeys take us outside of the United States. That's why we were thrilled to partner with a truly global company, Symantec, to present an evening for software and support engineers in Toronto, Canada on November 7th.
Hosted by PowerToFly's Cristina Duke, the event featured a mix of presentations, panel discussions and networking and featured several of Symantec's women tech leaders and male allies.
The intimate event kicked off with networking over food and drinks before Cristina formally welcomed out attendees. She then passed the mic over to two amazing male allies: Andrew Porteous, Manager, Technical Support and Kristopher Persad, Associate Manager, Technical Support who dove a bit deeper into life at Symantec and expanded upon the role of software and support engineers there.
Next up, we welcomed a diverse panel from throughout Symantec to comment on their career journeys both in and out of the organization. This fabulous panel included Junko Sadamitsu, Sr. Technical Support Engineer; Grace Saati, Enterprise Account Manager; and Beatrice Dias, Enterprise Security Account Manager.
The night concluded with plenty of time for our guests to continue to network with their peers and members of the Symantec team before we needed to call it a night. Overall, it was a great Ontario evening and we can't wait to go back.
Symantec is hiring! Visit their page on PowerToFly to learn more about their open roles.
A look at our audience
Kristopher Persad, Associate Manager, Technical Support
Andrew Porteous, Manager, Technical Support
Our expert panel.
Our panel takes questions from the audience.
If you are working in software and/or support engineering and would like to attend the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an invitation.
PowerToFly is thrilled to partner with Symantec, the global leader in next-generation cyber security, to present an intimate evening for a small, select group of women in tech.
The event will take place on Wednesday, November 7th from 6pm to 8pm at 3381 Steeles Avenue East, Suite 400 in Toronto. (Outdoor parking will be validated.)
This event will be an excellent chance for you to network with women leaders at Symantec as well as your peers. The night will center around a panel discussion and Q&A led by several of Symantec's technology leaders.
Agenda (Subject to Change):
- 6:00pm - Check-In & Networking over light food
- 6:20pm - Kick-Off from PowerToFly
- 6:25pm - Welcome, Introduction and Presentation by Andrew Porteous, Manager, Technical Support and Kristopher Persad, Associate Manager, Technical Support
- 6:45pm - Panel Discussion featuring Symantec's women tech leaders including Junko Sadamitsu, Sr. Technical Support Engineer; Grace Saati, Enterprise Account Manager; Beatrice Dias, Enterprise Security Account Manager
- 7:05pm - Audience Q&A
- 7:30pm - Networking over light food
Visit Symantec's page on PowerToFly to learn more about the company including their open roles.
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About Symantec: Symantec is a global technology company. We are also a diverse, vibrant community with strong values and a shared commitment to each other, the work we do, and the world we all share. Our values are at the very core of every team member's journey. We've spent 35 years defining our journey. Each day, we build on our legacy by evolving our market-leading portfolio, delivering solutions that keep our customers safe against a constantly changing threat landscape. We have welcomed several leading brands into our portfolio, including Norton, LifeLock, Skycure and ID Analytics, among others. We also believe diversity is more than just race, gender and ethnicity: it's about creating an environment where every culture, language, age, sexual orientation, disability, background, and experience is celebrated.
This is an invite-only event for women in technology. Contact email@example.com for the event password if you think this event would be a good fit for your skill set.
Join us on March 13th to meet women leaders at Symantec, Norton and LifeLock who are working to keep your data safe. The event will include a conversation with Symantec's Chief Information Officer Sheila Jordan, and we'll conclude with networking so you can connect with other top women in tech and Symantec's executives.
The evening will include a keynote address by Symantec's Chief Human Resources Officer Amy Cappellanti-Wolf as well as an audience Q&A with Lily De Los Rios, VP Product Delivery; Karen Buffo, Senior Director, Strategic Planning, Cyber Security Services and Aletha Parker-Wood, Sr. Principal Research Engineer & Manager.
During this event, you can also hear how Symantec is actively working to increase their number of women and underrepresented minority employees by 2020.
Also, Symantec is hiring! Their benefits include comprehensive health and well-being offerings including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as wellness incentives, voluntary benefits and a flexible workplace. To learn more about Symantec and their open opportunities, visit their page at PowerToFly.
About our Events: All RSVP'd attendees are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or age. If you require accommodation to fully participate in this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.