Funke Opeke, MainOne | Amy Marks, XSite Modular | Katia Gonzalez Gutiérrez, BICS | Sarah Calveley, AWS
In celebration of the first inaugural Global Women in Telco & Tech Awards and Summit, Capacity speaks to leading female executives from across the wider telecoms and technology sector about how we close the gender diversity gap in our market, and bring about meaningful change.
Key takeaways include:
1) Explore ways to best navigate and manage day-to-day challenges
2) How can the industry at large best engage with female talent and improve retention
3) The importance of mentors and sponsors in the advancement of women
Funke Opeke, is founder and CEO of MainOne, a broadband infrastructure services provider that built West Africa’s first privately owned, open-access submarine cable system interconnecting Lagos, Nigeria; Accra, Ghana; and Seixal, Portugal in 2010.
As CEO of XSite Modular, Marks has become the preeminent prefabrication consultant and design-builder of Critical Infrastructure Buildings, worldwide.
Katia Gonzalez Gutiérrez
Katia is Head of Fraud Prevention Operations and Services at BICS, a leading global wholesale carrier in the Telecom industry. With more than 14 years of experience in the Mobile and Wholesale Telecom industry, Katia also chairs the i3Forum Fraud Group.
Sarah Calveley is a Senior Business Manager for the UK and Ireland at Amazon Web Services (AWS) where she is responsible for leading a team and driving strategy to help customers adopt the cloud and digitally transform their business.