Women are still a minority in the tech world but as they rise in power so does their visibility. They are already at the forefront of revolutionizing entire industries. Here are five women leaders who have made an indelible impact in the tech world and serve as an inspiration to many others as innovators, change makers, and visionary leaders:
Shelby Austin leads a global team of AI/ML engineers, data scientists for Omnia AI, where she is also a managing partner. She also leads the Strategic Analytics & Modelling practice at Deloitte, Canada and chairs the Global Innovation Council for Deloitte’s Financial Advisory practice. Shelby helps businesses drive significant growth through innovation, technology and data-driven decision-making. She was recently named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women.
Berni Mobley is the global lead for SAS’s IT division. She leads a global team that is responsible for the development and delivery of SAS’s core business systems, as well as enterprise data analytics. In 2013, Berni was selected as one of the top 100 IT Leaders by Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders for her leadership at SAS.
Karalee Close is the global topic leader for healthcare technology at the BCG Group and the company's Technology Advantage practice in Western Europe and South America. She is deeply involved in the biopharmaceutical sector and digital health. Other specialties include digital strategy, data-driven transformation, operating model development, capability building, cost reduction, risk and portfolio management, and IT governance.
Rachel Mushahwar is the General Manager for US Enterprise, Government, SLED and Cloud Industries at Intel and leads nine different industry verticals in the US. Her focus is on enabling companies to realize the value of innovative products and provide industry with innovative end-to-end solutions that solve real business problems.
Roshni Nadar Malhotra is the Executive Director and CEO of HCL Enterprise. She is also a Vice Chairperson on the Board of HCL Technologies and a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. In December 2018, Forbes featured her on its list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women