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Meet the speakers

Joanna Hodgson

Director, Presales UKI. Red Hat

Joanna is a technologist at heart and is fascinated by how technology can be applied to business and social challenges. She has worked in the IT industry 24 years, mainly in technical presales and professional services, including senior business and technical leadership roles. She is passionate about the importance of good design in IT projects and promotes the use of design thinking to create user centric solutions.

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Day 2 – 17 October 2019

Women in Tech

Default to open: How being an open leader can unlock your potential

Red Hat is the world's leading provider of enterprise Open Source solutions. Why have we been so successful? The answer is the people. The culture. Red Hat have looked at what makes a great leader and attempted to define it, practice it and evolve it. Join Joanna and Katrina Novakovi a Business Architect at Red Hat in this session to learn more about open source, the 5 key Open Leadership characteristics.

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