Negotiating Your Compensation

July 22, 2020

Negotiating Your Compensation

Regina Karson, WiBD Chapter Director & US Board Member

Women in Big Data and TalentSeer hosted a live panel discussion on Negotiating Your Compensation Package. The panelists shared real-life experiences as women in technology and business, pragmatic techniques as career coaches, as well as useful insights from studies conducted in the tech industry.

Questions that were addressed included:

Why Is It Important to Negotiate?
How to Prepare for a Negotiation
How and When to Ask for What You Want?
How Do You Counter Accept or Decline an Offer?
Resources & Tools

Please see TalentSeer blog for the full event details and recording

Speakers
Marie Goodell
Marketing Executive and Consultant
After 30-years in technology with leadership marketing roles at SAP, Oracle, Adobe, and IBM, Marie retired from full-time work. She now mentors technology companies (especially start-ups) through the Lazaridis Institute ScaleUp program and consults with other technology companies in the Bay Area. In a shift to health & wellness, Marie supports individual & group health and wellness as a certified yoga therapist & yoga instructor. Marie is also Secretary of the Board for the IYI San Francisco and Chair of the Board for the Accessible Yoga Organization.

Lorry Tang
Director of Talent Acquisition @ TalentSeer
Lorry is currently leading TalentSeer, the fastest-growing AI Talent Search Firm in the bay area. With the experience of working with more than 100 top AI startups in autonomous driving, speech recognition, machine learning platform, and cloud, Lorry has expertise in startup talent strategy, talent market analysis, recruiting management, & offer negotiation. For the past three years, she helped more than 400 top Engineers/Product Managers/Business Development executives to join startups and Pre-IPO companies for Senior leadership/C-level roles.

Sunita Sharma
Founding Member of Women in Big Data & Big Data Solution Architect
Sunita is a founding member of Women in Big Data. She has over 18 years of experience in the IT industry. She worked in various technologies with multiple roles in development, design and architecting solutions. Currently, she is a Solution Architect in the Big Data space. She is very passionate about learning new technology & applying that knowledge to help the community.

Tina Tang
Co-founder & Chair of Women in Big Data
Head of Global Innovation Marketing Strategy and GTM @ EY
Named one of Datanami’s People to Watch in 2020, Tina is a co-founder of Women in Big Data. She has over 20 years of experience in the high technology industry and holds degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. Tina is head of Global Innovation marketing at EY, a board member at MinasList.org, & advises startups on marketing strategy.

Regina Karson
Board Member & Chapter Director of Women in Big Data & Technical Marketing Strategist
Regina has both a technical and business background educationally and professionally. She has held roles in technical marketing, business development, sales, and engineering. In addition to her WiBD duties, Regina works on go-to-market strategies & execution & business development for cutting-edge technologies such as AI/ML for Fortune 500+ companies. She is currently working at Hitachi Vantara on a product launch team.

About Women in Big Data
Women in Big Data is a 16K+/6 continents global organization aimed at inspiring, connecting, and championing the success of women in big data careers.

About TalentSeer
TalentSeer is a fast-growing tech talent partner in the U.S. providing integrated talent acquisition, market research and employer branding services. With an engaged tech community, an innovative recruiting approach, & deep domain knowledge, TalentSeer has helped with 150 partners across autonomous driving, internet, finance, retail, and healthcare industries to build strong engineering & business teams.

 

 

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