SAIC Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President Dr. Amy Alving will be speaking at the third annual Plenary Panel of Technology Executives for the 10th annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, held Sept. 28-Oct. 2 in Atlanta, Ga.
The Plenary Panel of Technology Executives will also include Kelli Crane, senior vice president and chief information officer at Thomson Reuters; Romea Smith, SVP at CA Technologies, Support; and Kalpana Margabandhu, director of Websphere Development, IBM India.
Moderated by Rebecca Norlander of Illuminate Ventures, the theme of the panel is “Collaborative Leadership in Driving Innovation”.
For five days, the conference will bring the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront. Leading researchers and industry experts discuss their current work, while special sessions focus on the role of women in today’s technology fields, including computer science, IT, research and engineering. This year, the theme of the conference is “Collaborating across Boundaries.”
As CTO, Alving leads SAIC’s Office of Technology and is responsible for the creation, communication and implementation of the company’s technical and scientific vision and strategy. She has a diverse background in government and academia, with more than 15 years in the fields of technology and national security.