Speaker


13-14 NOVEMBER 2019
WARSAW, POLAND


3000+ TALENTED WOMENT IN IT,
ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION


EXPO XXI
PRĄDZYŃSKIEGO WARSAW

Patricia Florissi

Dell EMC
PhD - Vice President & Global CTO for Sales

Patricia was previously the Vice President and Global CTO for Sales at EMC prior to the merger between Dell and EMC. She also holds the honorary title of EMC Distinguished Engineer.

Patricia joined EMC in February 2005 via the System Management Arts (SMARTS) acquisition as a Distinguished Technologist in the Ionix business unit, and became the CTO for Ionix in November 2005.

Before joining EMC, Patricia was the Vice President of Advanced Solutions at Smarts in White Plains, New York.

Patricia is an EMC Distinguished Engineer, holds a Ph. D. in Computer Science from Columbia University in New York, graduated valedictorian with an MBA at the Stern Business School in New York University, and has a Master's and a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, in Brazil. She holds multiple patents, and has published in periodicals including Computer Networks and IEEE Proceedings.

Special guests & Speakers

Mariya Gabriel

European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, European Commission

Mariya Ivanova Gabriel is committed to increasing women’s participation in the digital sector and to create awareness of gender imbalance in panels.

She studied in Bulgarian and French languages at the Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski". She continued her studies at the Institut d'études politiques de Bordeaux (Institute of Political Studies) in Bordeaux (France), where she studied International Relations, History of the European Institutions, Political Sociology and Comparative Politics. In 2003 she obtained her Master’s degree in ‘Comparative Politics and International Relations’ from the Institut d'études politiques de Bordeaux.

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Jadwiga Emilewicz

Minister of Entrepreneurship and Technology

Wanda Buk

Deputy Minister of Digitalisation