HCUK Women in Digital 'Spotlight on Leadership' speaker series

This is the inaugural event of the Harvard Club of UK Women in Digital 'Spotlight on Leadership' speaker series. The newly created HCUK Women in Digital Group is dedicated to bringing together tech/digital professionals working in the UK. It is a network of passionate professionals, willing to share best practices, to keep updated with the changes in this dynamic market. The group aims to organise regular informal social events and an official guest speaker series. The group also aims to arrange mentorship opportunities, to help make strides in preparing women for leadership roles.

Spotlight on Leadership Series: Kumsal Bayazit, Chief Strategy Officer, Reed Elsevier
Tuesday, 10th November 2015
7:30pm – 9:30pm
(Registration: 7pm, Speaker: 7:30pm, Q&A: 8pm)
Google UK: Central Saint Giles, 1 St. Giles High Street WC2H 8AG
Closest tube station: Tottenham Court Road
RSVP: Jasmine Zhang at zhangj@post.harvard.edu
Tea/coffee and snacks will be provided

Ms. Kumsal Bayazit has been the Chief Strategy Officer of Reed Elsevier since 2012. Reed Elsevier is a multinational publishing and information company. Ms. Bayazit joined Reed Elsevier in 2004. She served as an Executive Vice President of Global Strategy and Business Development for LexisNexis Legal and Professional at Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. She joined LexisNexis in New York in the Corporate Strategy and Business Development team in 2004. Prior to joining LexisNexis, she spent several years at Bain & Company in their New York, Los Angeles, Johannesburg, and Sydney offices. Her work at Bain included private equity, consumer products and financial services. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School and is a Graduate of University of California at Berkeley where she received a Bachelor's degree in Economics with honors.