Newcastle Salesforce Women in Tech kick-off meeting. Come and join us and our very special guest, Louise Lockie (MVP).
In our kick-off meeting, which is virtual, we are going to talk about what Salesforce Women in Tech is and why you, your friends and colleagues will want to join this exciting group who's aim is to open up the world of Salesforce to women across the North East of England so they can develop their capabilities and grow exiting careers within the Salesforce eco system.
Salesforce Solution Architect
Senior Director, Selling Operations
Louise is a Salesforce MVP, leader of the London Women in Tech Community Group, and on the organising team for London’s Calling and Yeur Leadin’. She has multiple certifications including Advanced Administrator, Sales Cloud Consultant, and 5 from the Architect pyramid. In May 2016 she was the London recipient of the #AwesomeAdmin Award which now brings with it the prestigious Golden Trailblazer Hoodie. She is on Twitter as @LouiseLockie and writes a blog at www.louiselockie.com
A tenacious, versatile and internationally experienced Programme Manager with a track record of success delivering digital transformation across a range of industries and technologies. Combines high levels of commercial acumen with exceptional abilities defining strategy, analysing change priorities and implementing precise digital solutions to improve operational performance, reduce cost, drive collaboration and sales excellence. Results-orientated and technically astute, offering motivational leadership and exemplary influencing skills, forging relationships and initiating change.
Extensive experience as Product Owner of the Unified Communications product in a large organisation (over 100k users).
An accomplished Programme Manager who delivers strong leadership in a truly agile environment, setting vision and delivering transformation.
Successfully managed annual budgets in excess of £50m whilst delivering significant annual savings of £20m.
An enthusiastic agile leader. Delivers outcomes using the best of agile techniques whilst providing expert management and leadership across all phases of the product lifecycle.
Has capably led culturally-diverse global technical teams, including large off-shore teams, translating strategies into user stories, cutting through complex problems and silos and providing clear direction to achieve strategic objectives.
A skilled negotiator with a track record of successful partnerships with major global suppliers in the technology sector, including off-shore delivery capability. Develops strong and mutually beneficial relationships to achieve shared objectives and ensure successful outcomes.
A strong influencer and communicator, who engages effectively with multiple stakeholders, fostering confidence at all levels to gain ‘buy-in’ and achieve shared goals.