Padmasree Warrior

Padmasree Warrior
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One of the tech industry’s most powerful people, Padmasree Warrior, is the CTO if Cisco Systems. Cisco is a $46 billion networking equipment company and considered a leader in Silicon Valley.

Echoing the very vocal advocate for women in technology, Sheryl Sandberg, Warrior says that women too easily give up their power.  She says that there is a balance between most women’s natural tendency to deflect credit when they receive a compliment, and retaining authority as a manager.  While it is difficult sometimes to be a woman in her field, she said it is also a great way to get noticed because people will remember what you say and what you do.

To learn more about Padmasree Warrior, head over to her profile.

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