mai, 2020

14mai(mai 14)12:00 pm21(mai 21)1:00 pmTips and Advice for Breaking the Glass CeilingRemoteRemote


Join us for a conversation with Paula Hodgins, President of Hewlett Packard Entreprise Canada. This is your chance to hear from a senior woman leader in Canada’s tech sector and get advice on how to succeed, lead and break the glass ceiling.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • Some of the unique challenges that women face that make their experience at work different to men.
  • Strategies and actions that women can take to help them accelerate their leadership journey.
  • What companies should be doing to make it easier for women to get into leadership positions.

Paula Hodgins is President of HPE Canada. Based in Toronto, Paula has national accountability for the P&L of HPE Canada and is the senior leader to the employees. customers, partners, government and media for Canada. In this role, Paula is accountable to develop business strategy, lead sales, business operations, marketing, finance, legal. and employee engagement  This is a high growth hybrid cloud business that spans all customer segments from large enterprise to small and medium business Paula’s team is at the center of helping customers digitally transform and modernize their  business.

Paula joined HPE Canada in December 2018 from Microsoft Corporation where she worked for over 13 years. In her varied successful career at Microsoft, Paula held several key management roles. Most recently, Paula served as the General Manager of Azure Sales for Canada. In this position she was responsible for cloud sales in the enterprise account segment and focused on cloud infrastructure, applications, data, and artificial intelligence solutions. In this capacity Paula consistently doubled Cloud revenue year over year

Previous to this role, Paula served as the Chief Operating Officer of Sales for both the Commercial and Public Sector group at Microsoft Canada. Paula also spent time working in the  Business Applications Group (Dynamics) at Microsoft where she held sales management  positions both in Canada and the United States. Paula has international experience having worked as a WW Sales Leader for Microsoft’s ERP and CRM solutions. In this capacity, she was accountable to develop sales and go to market strategy resulting in increased focus on strategic  markets and customers.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Paula worked at several leading technology companies including BEA Systems (Seattle, WA),SAP (Vancouver. BC), LoudCloud (Sunnyvale, CA) and Compaq Canada (Toronto, ONT).

Paula has participated in various senior leader development  programs including “Leader  Pad” (2016) and “The Judy Project for Executive Women” (Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, 2017). Paula is very passionate about mentoring and supporting women in technology and is a mentor for the “Girls E-Mentorship Program” which is a charitable organization offering mentorship for female youth facing multiple barriers.


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