50 For The Future: Advance Women's Leadership Summit

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Event Details

Date: March 7-8, 2011
Venue: Sydney Opera House, Australia


Event Overview

In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Infosys Australia & New Zealand CEO Jackie Korhonen joins a group of distinguished Australians participating in a thought leadership summit. The summit recognizes 50 outstanding women leaders in the region who are part of Australia’s overseas brains trust.

The summit is organized by Advance, a global network of Australians and alumni abroad whose patron is Prime Minister of Australia, The Honourable Julia Gillard MP. This year's summit focuses on women’s leadership in the Asia Pacific region.


Session Details

Date: March 8, 2011
Time: 09:15 AEST
Topic: Economic Growth and Development Through Innovation
Speakers: Jackie Korhonen, CEO and MD, Infosys Australia & New Zealand
Pamela Hartigan, Director, Skoll Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford University
Heather Ridout, CEO, Australian Industry Group
Lakshmi Venkataraman Venkatesan, Co-founder, Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust
Jenny Brockie, Award Winning Journalist & Presenter SBS TV's Insight, Australia.

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Speaker Profile

Jackie Korhonen

Jackie leads the Australasian business of Infosys Technologies. She brings with her more than 25 years of IT industry leadership.

A former professional tennis player, Jackie spent time studying and working in Sweden as an engineer before returning to Australia to begin her IT career. Her international expertise was broadened when she lived in Singapore and later Beijing, leading large and complex client relationships in India, China and across Southeast Asia.

Jackie holds dual degrees from the University of Sydney and serves as a director of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA).

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