Institute of Product Leadership Webinar

Product management to general manager, 5 skills one needs to get into leadership roles

8 January 2019

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm IST

Key Takeaways

  • Product Management – Make it a launching pad for leadership opportunities
  • Market Savvy – Use your knowledge and your network to support your career aspirations
  • General Management 101- essential skills for surviving the transition from PM to GM
  • Emotional Intelligence – the skill you can’t learn in grad school that may be the difference between career success and failure
  • Management versus Leadership – Why one is more important than the other as you climb the corporate ladder

About the Speaker

Candace Worley
Vice President and Chief Technical Strategist
McAfee

Candace Worley is Vice President and Chief Technical Strategist for McAfee. She manages a worldwide team of Technical Strategists responsible for driving thought leadership and advancing technical innovation in McAfee security solutions.

Prior to this role, Candace served as Vice President for Enterprise Solutions for the Intel Security Group at Intel Corporation. She had worldwide responsibility for all facets of product and vertical marketing for the complete corporate products solutions set. 
Worley joined McAfee in 2000 and has held a number of technology leadership positions in her McAfee career including, five and a half years as the SVP and General Manager of the Enterprise Endpoint Security business. Prior to joining McAfee in 2000, she spent seven years with Mentor Graphics, where she led a team of product managers responsible for electronic design automation and electronic component software.
Worley holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Oregon State University and an MBA degree from Marylhurst University.

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