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WITI Tampa Bay Regional Network
You Don’t Have to Code to be in IT

Thursday, March 6, 2014
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Find out what opportunities there are in Information Technology, even if you’re not technical.

About Our Speaker(s)

Joanne Persinger
Vice President, IT Americas Region
Tech Data

Joanne has served as Vice President of Information Technology since 2000. Joanne joined Tech Data in 1989 and has held various leadership positions including Marketing Manager, Director of Customer Relations, Director of Business Analysis and Vice President of Logistics systems. As part of Tech Data's global IT organization, Joanne is responsible for the Americas IT infrastructure, regional application delivery portfolio, and IT shared services. Joanne most recently led multiple SAP rollouts over a six year period in both the U.S. and Canada. Joanne is active in the Florida Diversity Council and is an Education Co-Chair with the Council's Tampa Bay Chapter. Joanne holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from the University of West Florida and a Masters of Business Administration from Florida State University.

Liz Mason
Sales Director, North Florida

Liz has been in technology sales for over thirty years calling on Enterprise customers helping them to improve business outcomes by leveraging technology. She is currently the Microsoft Sales Director for North Florida with a team of thirteen sales and technical managers responsible for revenue and customer satisfaction across 28 customers. Prior to this role, she managed a team of 17 specialists responsible for Microsoft's Productivity Solutions including on premise and cloud solutions. Before joining Microsoft in 2007, she spent 25 years with IBM in various sales and management positions selling IBM hardware, software, and services to large and small companies in Michigan. Liz has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan.

Event Date and Venue

This event will be held from 5:30pm - 7:30pm on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at:

    5426 Bay Center Drive; 7th Floor
    Tampa, Florida 33609
Register Now Space is limited; we encourage pre-registration to guarantee admission.

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Pre-Registration fees are as follows:

  • $10.00 for WITI members
  • $20.00 for non-members
Please plan to pay in advance. We accept checks and credit cards.

Pre-Registration Deadline

All registrations must be received by Thursday, March 6, 2014

Refund Policy

Please check your calendars carefully, as we will be unable to issue refunds. If you are unable to attend, we encourage you to find a substitute to take your place. If you do wish to substitute, please email Tech Support.

Contact Us

For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Angie Short ([email protected]).

For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.