Today, product development teams are more global and diverse. Working with different cultures brings benefits of different points of view and perspectives. Research has found that diverse teams are more innovative. However without the right framework can become dysfunctional. Organizations are becoming more intentional on building a global mindset in product development by building diverse teams. In this talk, we will review the benefits of diversity, how to create a global mindset in teams and building a culturally competent organization.
PRO SESSION: Driving Innovation through Diversity
Claudia Galvan is has been leading software product development for major software companies in Silicon Valley for 20+ years. She is responsible for building innovative technologies from the ground-up used in reaching billions of users around the world. As a diversity SME she uses proven methods to lead global teams.