Ascend LEAD Panel Series
Take Charge of Your Career
Date: May 15, 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm
Venue: Charles Schwab
9th Floor, Yosemite Room
211 Main Street, San Francisco
Fees: Ascend members $15
Moderator: Rajiv Thadani, Managing Director Tax at KPMG
VP and Associate General Counsel, Charles Schwab
Roger Wong, VP Enterprise Architecture,
Kim Le, founder and CEO of A2Q2Susan Wang Wade, Board of Nektar, SunTech Power
high do I really want to go in my career?
What will it mean for my personal life?
How long should it take? What
shall I do in the next 1, 5 or 10 years?
know building a reputation limited to technical knowledge is not enough to
ascend to the next level; what skills do I need to learn to be ready? I wish to change from an individual
contributor to a people manager; what managerial and leadership skills shall I
know I’m ready for the next step, but should I stay in my current company,
explore outside opportunities, including those outside of my field, or even
return to school for more education?
will hear from panelist from various fields and interact one-on-one to learn
what shaped their decisions and perspective. You will learn skills to
assist you in your career development and direction over the next 5 to 10