Becoming a Fully-Formed Leader Through RPA

A background in process excellence and project management served as a springboard into the world of robotic process automation (RPA) for Anna Lagerhed of SSAB AB, a global steel manufacturer focusing on sustainable manufacturing and building. Today, Anna is SSAB’s Head of Intelligent Automation in Stockholm, Sweden. In her role, Anna is passionate about leading her organization’s initiatives in digitalization, automation, process management, and change management. Her advice to other companies: “Automate because you should - not because you can.” 

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Topics: Robotic Process Automation, RPA, intelligent automation, Women In Tech, Women in RPA

Solving Human Problems with RPA: Wipro’s Bhargavi Tirumala

A passion for problem-solving is what led Bhargavi Tirumala to the world of RPA (Robotic Process Automation). In her position as Digital Transformation Partner at Wipro, a multinational corporation that provides information technology, consulting, and business process services, Bhargavi uses intelligent automation to develop solutions for large organizations looking to improve efficiency. It’s working with creative, innovative people and the direct impact RPA has on people’s lives that drives her commitment to a career in Robotic Process Automation.

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Topics: Robotic Process Automation, RPA, intelligent automation, Women In Tech, Women in RPA, hyperautomation

The Biggest Opportunity in RPA is a Change in Perspective

Kryon’s own Ayelet Gazit, Director of Learning and Development, has found the perfect balance between the robotic and human sides of Robotic Process Automation. She’s directed her passion for learning how things work into a successful career helping others gain the skills and experience they need to successfully create RPA solutions with Kryon’s cutting-edge technologies. She offers her insights into the ever-expanding Intelligent Automation industry and shares advice for women looking to start or switch careers in RPA.

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Topics: Robotic Process Automation, RPA, intelligent automation, Women In Tech, Women in RPA, hyperautomation

RPA’s Bright Future and Addressing the Root Cause of Diversity Issues in Tech

Von Miles, Director of Global Alliances at Agilify, is a talented business leader with enthusiasm for problem-solving. She’s created wildly successful sales, marketing and alliance programs and led global teams that proposed and competitively won over $500 million in contracts, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Von also lends her talents to a variety of charitable causes and is passionate about early outreach to young women encouraging careers in STEM.

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Topics: Robotic Process Automation, RPA, intelligent automation, Women In Tech, Women in RPA, hyperautomation

Embracing Innovation, Creating Change

Shreekala Jaydeep’s life has been punctuated by a quest for knowledge and a love of learning. She holds a Doctorate in Physics and has nearly 20 years of experience across a range of professional areas, from research, program management and telecom processes to Business Process Management (BPM) and Automation.

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Topics: RPA, Digital Transformation, Women In Tech, Women in RPA

Women and Work-Life Balance in the COVID-19 Era

Working women are keenly aware of the juggling and multiple-hat-wearing that must be done in the face of the current global health crisis. Professional women in RPA (robotic process automation), whose careers are built around transforming business through efficiency and productivity, are now finding themselves working to maintain productivity, lead teams, and meet KPIs while managing households, children, and other personal responsibilities.  

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Topics: Robotic Process Automation, RPA, Women In Tech, Women in RPA, COVID-19, WFH

Sidney Madison Prescott: Embracing Disruption, Dismantling Silos

Achievement is baked into Sidney Madison Prescott’s DNA. Her education was marked by distinction (magna cum laude and honors designations) that extended to her career, which included a post heading intelligent process automation for a leading global investment firm. Last month, she joined digital music powerhouse, Spotify, where she’s now creating and managing the company’s global Intelligent Automation program, encompassing RPA (Robotic Process Automation,) Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence.

Sidney is also a prolific champion of women in technology. She is a founding member of Chief, a career network that connects and supports female leaders, and currently heads the east coast chapter of Women in Tech. Yet, she still finds time for another passion: snowboarding. This overachiever seems to balance it all perfectly. 

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Topics: Robotic Process Automation, RPA, intelligent automation, Women In Tech, Women in RPA

Maria Teofanidu: RPA Hype, Playing the Bad Cop, and Leading with Integrity

It takes someone bold to transition from a chosen career path to a completely different one. Bold is just one word that describes Maria Teofanidu, who after a decade working in finance at Coca-Cola Hellenic, moved to robotic process automation (RPA). Colleagues also call her bright, driven, hard-working, and loyal.

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Maria used all of those attributes to establish Coca-Cola Hellenic’s RPA operating model. Now she leads a team managing transactional processes automation for efficiencies across the business, which last year sold 2.3 billion cases of product, reaching 615 billion people in 28 countries. And did we mention she speaks four languages fluently? It’s tough not to be just a little bit jealous and a lot impressed.

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Topics: Robotic Process Automation, RPA, intelligent automation, Women In Tech, Women in RPA

Debby de Gelder: Championing Diversity, Innovation, and Collaboration

Debby de Gelder is all about driving business, creating efficient operations, and prioritizing human capital. That’s her job, but lucky for her, those are also her passions. At Visma|Raet, a leading European supplier of business-critical software to companies, organizations, and the public sector, she focuses on continuously improving customer and employee experiences and achieving customers’ human resource goals and strategic business objectives.

Debby brings a generalist perspective with the ability to acquire in-depth knowledge around specific businesses and technologies quickly. It’s this combination that makes her value modern approaches to work—lean, agile, and collaborative environments—a lover of innovation, including robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and a champion of diverse and inclusive teams.

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Topics: Robotic Process Automation, RPA, intelligent automation, Women In Tech, Women in RPA

Sneha Kapoor: Industry, Ethics, and Discipline for What You Do!

Sneha Kapoor can be characterized as a talented, zealous learner with a tremendous work ethic. At IDC Financial Insights, she leads regional research and consulting on RPA, Intelligent Automation, AI, and cloud computing for financial services in Asia/Pacific. With close to 14 years of experience, Sneha provides thought leadership and strategic guidance on key technology trends and predictions and the overall impact of these technologies on technology buyers, vendors, and IT service organizations.  

Whether leading consulting projects and custom research or assisting clients with market intelligence and business practices, she is regularly in front and center – presenting to C-suite and senior-level executives in the region and a keynote speaker at industry events. It’s all in a day’s work for Sneha. 

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Topics: Robotic Process Automation, RPA, intelligent automation, Women In Tech, Women in RPA

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