CEO Konsult Partners
United States Of America (USA)
Kay Johnston spent 3 decades in one of the most male dominated industries since the formation of professional sports – Hi-Tech. Kay will share insight on “Branding Yourself in a Male Dominated Field” and convey practical tips for the ambitious woman at any stage in her life.
Kay’s early career with Fujitsu, Digital, and Compaq allowed her to flourish however proved that in order to stand out from male counterparts and achieve rapid promotion she had to establish a unique personal brand. In 1998 Kay left the hardware industry to join software giant Microsoft where she drove their Strategic Partner alliances across Europe, Middle East & Africa. Quickly promoted to Corporate HQ Kay assumed Directorship for Microsoft’s Executive Briefing Center where she led a talented team focused on influenced revenue and executive communications. Kay attributes her personal brand as pivotal to the success she as achieved in her career.
Post retirement from Microsoft Kay remains connected to the Corporation and provides consulting services on the topics of Managed Services and Business Excellence. Kay lives in the USA and splits her time between Washington and Arizona.