EPISODE 9: Diversity & Inclusion Q&A

Getting to know, Vanessa Eriksson, SVP, Chief Digital Officer & Board Member.

EPISODE 9: This month I had the honour of speaking with SVP, Chief Digital Officer & Board Member, Vanessa Eriksson.

We explore Vanessa’s inspiring career journey to date, the challenges she has faced along the way and the evolution of the Chief Digital Officer role.

Vanessa shares great insights on how she successfully anchored an exciting data strategy in only 3 months, along with effective methods you should look to implement when setting your own data/business strategy.

We delve into the responsibilities of a Board Member, how the process looks to becoming Certified, exam preparation and the mindset shift required.

Vanessa shares her powerful top tips on:

  • Overcoming the nerves of public speaking and using people like Dr. Amy Cuddy for inspiration.
  • Preparing a gripping presentation.
  • Finding a mentor & the importance of this.
  • Getting through a tough day.

& much more!

Check out our full video interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVpenXlsGlM&feature=youtu.be

All Q&A’s moving forwards will be available via video/audio on my YouTube Channel. Your support on my channel would mean the world, please be sure to subscribe if you want to join me on my mission to create a diverse, data-driven universe 💫.

Are you a woman in the technology field too? How has your experience been similar or different? Do you have any questions for women in the technology industry? Would you like to get involved in this initiative? We would love to hear from you, please contact me on LinkedIn.

On a mission to create a diverse, data-driven universe.