Analytics Insight has announced ‘The 10 Most Influential Women in Technology 2020’ in its October issue, which concentrates on women leaders “whose commendable efforts and contributions helped shape a better tomorrow.”
The issue recognizes ten leaders “who share insights and perspectives about how they scaled their way to the tech industry’s zenith. These female tech leaders have become the face of change in the industry, trying to rule out sexism from within and encouraging higher visibility and responsibility for everyone. Such prominent and powerful women innovators continue to build and invest in future technologies and have set an example for others.
Those recognized include:
Amy Gile: Amy co-founded Silverdraft to develop solutions that overcame significant content creation challenges of Hollywood. Silverdraft uses supercomputing architecture to address the significant computational and processing needs of high-end rendering, VFX, and visualization in the digital age and has worked for companies like Disney, GoPro, Nissan, Volkswagen, ESPN, CBS and more.
Mackenzie Jorns: Mackenzie is the Vice President of Strategic Growth at Enovational. Mackenzie works on the full business development lifecycle process from strategic planning and capture to contract close-out for Enovational. The company has not only provided her with an environment to help her thrive, but space where she can champion women and minority groups who are coming up in this industry.
Mary Frantz: Mary founded Enterprise Knowledge Partners, which was the first company in Minnesota to be owned by a minority woman whose core competency was the unique combination of security, compliance, forensics, and enterprise architecture. Under her leadership and guidance, EKP performs a lot of cyber breach responses, designs and builds systems that create automatic counter-responses to prevent attacks.
Coleen Finnegan: Coleen is the Managing Director of Daugherty Business Solutions. She has over 20 years of experience assisting Fortune 500 clients in managing their enterprise to deliver business solutions. She leads Daugherty’s Dallas, Chicago, and New York business units.
Helen Johnson: Helen is Chief Technology Officer at Data Dynamics. She is an experienced and accomplished IT Executive with a background as a goal-driven collaborator by leading technology strategy, innovation, and development for global corporations like AIG, Thomson Reuters, and FactSet.
Joan Wrabetz: As Chief Operating Officer of Fyusion, Joan sees the opportunity to blend her operational and technical experiences in a way that benefits the company. Her company enables cars and other products to be captured and published as 3D image using a smartphone.
Sunnie Southern: Sunnie Southern is the Vice President of Strategic Growth at Onix Networking Corp. Under her leadership, Onix created and launched four vertically focused solutions to solve pressing healthcare challenges in interoperability, population health, and remote healthcare work.
Valarie King-Bailey: Valarie is the CEO of OnShore Technology Group. She has over 35 years of international experience and was bestowed with the Abbott’s Chairman’s Award. She is a founding board member of the DePaul University Women in Entrepreneurship Institute.
Nanda Chougule: Nanda is the Founder and CEO of DigiSec360 and takes care of overall operations, planning and strategy. She is a Computer Engineer with 18 years of experience in software product management.
Helima Croft: Helima is a Managing Director and the Head of Global Commodity Strategy and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Research at RBC Capital Markets. She specializes in geopolitics and energy and leads a team of commodity.
The magazine gave the following perspective on the purpose of then article: “While gender equality is still a fantasy in the business technology world, women are now successfully embracing the role model identity, exerting their influence to make their peers in both industry and government sit up and take note of the lack of diversity in the industry. Analytics Insight celebrates these exemplary women for breaking the glass ceiling, overcoming numerous barriers to reach the top of their profession. It highlights leaders who act as a voice trying to bring a change in the technology domain, which is otherwise a male-dominated sector.”
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