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Leveraging your Background to further your career: Diverse problem-solving approaches

Virtual Seminar

Wednesday, March 24, 2021


Leslie Martinich, Past Chair
IEEE Central Texas Section

You may be the key to a company’s greater creativity and increased productivity. Why? Your background is unique to you, and you can learn to make that an advantage in the workforce. Having diverse problem solving approaches is one of the most powerful accelerators for tech
companies! And you might just have the right approach to help an ordinary team become a high performing team!

Leslie Martinich is the chair of IEEE-TEMS, and IEEE Women In Engineering, Austin. She has a Master’s Degree in Computer Sciences from UT Austin and worked in the tech industry in Austin for many years, starting as a software engineer and moving into leadership roles for companies such as IBM, Compaq and several startups.

Leslie is the past Chair of IEEE in the Central Texas Section, and a member of the IEEE Awards Board. She is the founder and president of Competitive Focus. She is a
keynote speaker on innovation and engineering leadership at international conferences. She is the Board President of Austin Shakespeare. Ask her about her special skills!

Student Organizations: IEEE Graduate Student Chapter (IEEE-TEMS)