Summit 2018: Women in Technology Breakfast

We invite you to join us for this interactive breakfast and panel discussion on "Women in Technology."

On Thursday, May 24, our esteemed panel of speakers will share their insights on the current barriers women are facing in the technology industries, how they achieved success, advice on navigating the workplace, and how we can help the next generation of women in tech.

You must be registered for our Summit User Conference to attend. Space is limited, so RSVP via e-mail at


  • Breakfast: 7:00-7:15 AM
  • Panel 7:15-8:00 AM

Moderator: Melissa Treier

Vice President, Product Sales and Strategy North America | ‎Information Builders


Panelist: Donna Burbank

Managing Director | Global Data Strategy


Donna Burbank is an established industry expert with more than 20 years of experience in areas such as data strategy, information management, metadata management, and enterprise architecture. She has worked as an information management consultant for leading companies worldwide in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa spanning industries such as Finance, Retail, Telecom, and Government.

Panelist: Claudia Imhoff

President | Intelligent Solutions, Inc.


A thought leader, visionary, and practitioner, Claudia Imhoff, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert on analytics, business intelligence, and the architectures to support these initiatives. Dr. Imhoff has co-authored five books on these subjects and writes articles (totaling more than 150) for technical and business magazines. She is also the founder of the Boulder BI Brain Trust, a consortium of internationally recognized independent analysts and experts.

Panelist: Karen Lopez

Senior Project Manager | InfoAdvisors


Karen Lopez is senior project manager and architect at InfoAdvisors. She has more than 20 years of experience in project and data management on large, multi-project programs. Karen specializes in the practical application of data management principles. She is an active user on social media, has been named one of the top three technology influencers by IBM Canada, and one of the top 17 women in information management by Information Management Magazine.

Panelist: Lyndsay Wise

Solution Director, Professional Services Division for North America | Information Builders


Lyndsay Wise helps customers align their business strategy with successful data management. Before joining Information Builders, Lyndsay worked as an industry analyst for 12 years, founding WiseAnalytics in 2007, and covered research areas related to data visualization, analytics, BI in the cloud, and implementation strategies for mid-market organizations. She provided consulting services and industry research into leading technologies, market trends, BI products and vendors, mid-market needs, and data visualization.