Global Cloud Computing Company COO to Keynote Women & Technology Conference Oct. 21st in Charleston
Pam Murphy, Chief Operating Officer at Infor, a global leader in business cloud software, will provide keynote remarks at the 2019 Women & Technology Conference. The event, which aims to address the under-representation of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math, will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Charleston on October 21, 2019. To register for the event, or for more information, click here.
“We’re thrilled to have Pam Murphy present at the Women & Technology Conference,” said Anne Barth, executive director of conference host TechConnect West Virginia. “Given Pam’s personal and professional resume and the fact that Infor has established operations in Charleston, we are excited for women across the state and region to learn from her.”
Barth noted that Infor expects to hire 100 technical employees in the Charleston office in the disciplines of software engineering, cloud operations, and consulting and support services to support its public sector customers.
Murphy leads all things operational at Infor. She joined the company in 2010 and has been chief operating officer since 2011. She developed Infor’s cloud strategy and led the development of Infor CloudSuites and its infrastructure partnership with Amazon Web Services.
Murphy also launched Women’s Infor Network (WIN), a community program that provides a forum for women to connect with female leaders and peers to talk about key issues, share feedback, and engage in open discussion to help further their careers and professional development. More than 1,800 Infor women around the world are active with WIN.
Prior to Infor, she spent 11 years at Oracle Corporation and was with Andersen Consulting and Arthur Andersen prior to that. Having held a variety of roles in Europe and America, her background includes extensive experience in field sales and consulting/professional services operations as well as deep operational experience in running global organizations. Ms. Murphy earned her business and accounting degree from the University of Cork, Ireland and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
TechConnect’s Women & Technology Conference will feature inspiring women speakers on the cutting edge of technology, value-added panel discussions, quality networking and more. Technology touches all aspects of life, and the information shared at the conference will be relevant to all industry sectors and educational institutions.
Conference attendees include women working in technology fields as well as those interested in pursuing, or migrating to, a technology-focused career. In addition, anyone interested in exploring ways to bridge the tech gender gap and inspiring future generations of girls to pursue STEM fields is encouraged to attend.
The 2019 Women & Technology Conference is hosted by TechConnect West Virginia and sponsored by: Marshall University, West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership, NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium, West Virginia Regional Technology Park, The High Technology Foundation, KeyLogic, West Virginia University, National Energy Technology Laboratory, Allegheny Science & Technology, and the West Virginia Press Association.