Mary is the MD of Columbus, a business leader with a proven track record and as my earlier posts can attest, Mary is a great person to find orange juice with.
When you hear Mary talk you can tell how proud she is of work she does and of her family.
I am fortunate enough to have heard Mary talk several times and gotten to know her personally after an invitation for lunch in Nottingham.
When you meet Mary within minutes you feel like you have known…
The day started at Mandalay Bay with the Women in Tech (WIT) Network annual AGM and Charity Breakfast, it got off to an inspiring start when Linda Rose came to do a talk about her book – “Acquired for Millions”.
A founder of multiple financial and technology companies, Linda is internationally recognised as an advisor, speaker, author and expert in the IT Consulting & Services industry.
Mary Hunter and I walk to Mandalay Bay in the scorching heat and as the golden building looms above you, with two recognisable flags; I feel that sense of excitement as I am greeted by the many Microsoft helpers in their purple shirts, who really do seem to want you to “have a good day”.
They have the expertise, scale and capability to support…
T Mobile stadium at 07:30, I am ready for the first Core Note.
As you are welcomed by lights, music and the hundreds of Microsoft helpers in their purple shirts you know you are in for something special; I was lucky enough to have been invited to a VIP suite sponsored by Jabra.
I met up with Mary Hunter, Managing Director of Columbus,we were both absolutely starving so proceeded to tuck…
"Friday, Good To Be Back."
Landed on Friday, arrived in 41-degree heat, picked up my 'engage your people' speaker badge (very exciting moment!)... but most thrilled with the decision to take an Air BnB away from the madness of Vegas hotels; an instant reminder of how technology makes it easy to change your experience.
Having stocked up on water, fruit and pretzels it was time to relax by the pool, acclimatise to the heat and prepare for the week…