Anna provides an insider’s look at how large companies move into international markets to successfully deliver and scale their product to customers across different cultures and languages.
Anna Schlegel, awarded the most influential woman in Tech 2020 has worked in the tech industry in the Silicon Valley for over 20 years, leading teams at NetApp, Cisco, VMware, Xerox, and Verisign. Anna has scaled product and markets globally. She has unlocked significant new revenue to the organisations she has worked with.
Anna carefully explains to audiences the secrets of her success and her presentations are an invaluable source of useful information and tremendous inspiration. An accomplished speaker, Anna is in great demand by organisations all over the world.
In her 25 years of experience leading global expansion in the technology industry, and as Vice-president of Globalization, Anna brought Japan’s NetApp business from ranking number 10 to number 1 in data storage. Anna has worked extensively to drive global market growth by entering new markets, enabled Joint Ventures in China, and OEM partnerships in Asia and Europe. Anna served as the global executive sponsor of NetApp’s Women in Technology organization, where she focused on developing female leaders in the tech industry. She is also the cofounder of Women in Localization.