KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Morning Keynote

 

ANGELA LEE

Associate Dean & Chief Innovation Officer at Columbia Business School

Angela Lee is an educator & entrepreneur.  As Associate Dean & Chief Innovation Officer at Columbia Business School, Angela teaches highly rated courses in strategy, leadership and entrepreneurship.  She is also the founder of 37 Angels, an angel network that  invests in early stage startups and activates new women angels through a month long investing bootcamp.  

Angela is a sought-after expert on CNBCBloomberg TV, and Fox Business and is regularly featured in media outlets such as ForbesHuffington Post, and Fast Company. Entrepreneur Magazine recognized Angela as one of Six Innovative Women to Watch in 2015.  

 
 

AFTERNOON FIRESIDE CHAT

 

RASHMY CHATTERJEE

Chief Marketing Officer, IBM

Rashmy Chatterjee leads Marketing, Communications, and Citizenship for IBM in North America, holding responsibility for client experience, engagement, and the health of the IBM brand.

Previously, she served in leadership positions for IBM’s Security Systems division, first as the executive responsible for the integration of Q1Labs—a Security Intelligence company—and later as the Sales leader for IBM’s Security division’s North America business.

Rashmy has held multiple positions in IBM’s Growth Markets Unit (spanning Asia Pacific, LA, and CEEMEA). She was IBM Software leader for ASEAN/India with P&L responsibility, and later had responsibility for IBM Channels, Digital Sales and Geographic Expansion in the Growth Markets. She has held leadership positions in Strategy, Sales, Marketing, Digital, and Channels for global and geographic business units.

Prior to joining IBM, Rashmy served as Deputy Director of Naval Design in the Indian Navy where she was the first female engineer, and was ultimately responsible for setting up the organization’s CAD/CAM center. She received a commendation by the President of India for this initiative.

Rashmy is an expert on enabling business growth in strategic, high-value market segments using market insights, leveraging an optimal mix of channel and building client advocacy. She believes that technology enables and empowers a stronger society—one that is driven by innovation and transparency. She is an advocate for women in technology and speaks frequently on this topic. She is on the board of Mouse, a youth development non-profit that empowers students to create technology that solves real problems and drives meaningful change.

Rashmy graduated with an engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. She lives in NYC with her husband, Surath. They have two children—their daughter Shinjini is a lawyer, and their son Kushaan, is an engineer.