Welcoming remarks by CEO and President of Silicon Valley Forum, Denyse Cardozo, followed by our opening keynote speaker, Jessica Naziri. Jessica Naziri, Founder and CEO of TechSesh.co explains her three Cs guiding her as a woman in the tech industry; claiming, communicating and changing. Claiming your space in the tech industry, communicating your expectations and experiences, and implementing actions steps to change the standard of practice in how we operate as women in the tech industry.
About Jessica Naziri
Jessica Naziri is a tech expert, entrepreneur, writer, host and self- proclaimed “chic geek” bridging the gap between lifestyle and technology. Naziri founded her company TechSesh.co, a lifestyle technology digital magazine designed for women and inspired by tech. Naziri’s mission is to make tech news more accessible and to empower women by giving them everything they need in one place. Whether it’s the best apps, the latest smartphone review, new gadgets, or social media support.
Naziri has turned her passion for technology and writing into a career, starting as a tech news reporter for The Los Angeles Times, CNN and CNBC.com. Since then, her work has also appeared in TechCrunch, FOX, CBS, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Washington Post, Mashable, The Travel Channel, CNN, NPR, Inside Edition, Yahoo!, Business Insider, and more.
Opening keynote presentation held at Silicon Valley Forum’s Women in Tech Festival 2018, hosted at Computer History Museum, Mountain View on April 12th-13th, 2018. Visit the official event page here.