CIPS CONNECTIONSPodcast/Video Interviews by Stephen Ibaraki
A Chat with Gavriella Schuster: Advocate for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Global Business Leader; TEDx Speaker about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the high tech industry
This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Gavriella Schuster.
Gavriella Schuster is a fierce advocate for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the high-tech industry. She is a founding sponsor of both the Women in Cloud and Women in Technology Network. She sits on the board of directors for both organizations now as well as Chinasoft International, the IAMCP (International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners) and the University of Washington Bothell. Last November she launched her #BeCOME framework through a TEDx talk on gender equity and was awarded the ATHENA global leadership award for her advocacy on behalf of women in IT.
Gavriella has worked in the high tech industry for the last 30 years. Most recently she was the Corporate Vice President at Microsoft and has led businesses across multiple disciplines driving digital and cloud transformation, strategy and execution spanning all aspects of business model and product development, launch, marketing, sales and partner development. As a builder and change agent, she specializes in building new businesses.
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