Women In Tech: How To Soar your Career in 2021 with EVP & CIO at American Airlines

- Online Zoom Conference



Online Zoom Conference


Please join Maya Leibman, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer on February 10th at 12:45pm ET. This interactive workshop will explore how conversational AI/Digital employees and other related innovations can help enterprises safeguard and dramatically improve in a post-covid world. Our digital community will have the opportunity to partake in an intimate and candid discussion with a Q&A session.  

For questions about the event: please email: amanda@yjpnewyork.com

This event is complimentary for:
Virtual members and above levels.     

*YJP has a non-solicitation policy covering all of our conferences and events. In order to provide a distraction-free environment for our mentors, sponsors, attendees, and employees, we do not allow solicitation at our events by attendees or unauthorized parties without the express written permission or consent from YJP. 

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Maya Leibman
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at American Airlines

Maya Leibman is executive vice president and chief information officer. She is responsible for all technology efforts including software development, infrastructure, operations and security. In this role, Maya led the systems integration of American Airlines and US Airways. She also leads the organization’s next generation strategic initiatives including transitioning to the cloud, advanced analytics, machine learning and the advancement of DevOps tools and principles.

Prior to her role as CIO, Maya was president of the world’s largest loyalty program – AAdvantage. There she led efforts including member acquisition, retention, marketing, co- branding, and analytics. Maya joined the airline in 1994 in the Revenue Management department and led a variety of pricing and yield management teams focused on optimizing airline revenue.

Maya serves on the Dallas Theater Center board of trustees and volunteers for a number of local organizations, including the So SMAART program, where she works with minority girls ages 9 to 12, teaching them about technology and life. She is the executive sponsor for Living Green – American’s Employee Business Resource Group that explores new ways for us all to ‘‘reduce, reuse and recycle.’’

Maya earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from the University of Chicago and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Björn Stansvik
Pioneer, Founder & CEO at MentorMate

As founder and CEO of global software design and development firm MentorMate, Björn Stansvik has steered the company’s vision from inception to 700 full-time employees, accelerating digital ideas with end-to-end technology services since 2001.

Björn has worked in high-tech and strategic business development in Europe, Latin America, and the United States at leading companies including Procter & Gamble, Ericsson, and Arthur D. Little prior to founding MentorMate in 2001.

Björn remains a guiding force for MentorMate, constantly challenging the team to explore the boundaries of new technologies like AI and cloud computing and to pioneer digital innovation in healthcare as well as entering new geographic markets. Under his leadership, the company has grown its design and technical capabilities across multiple industries.

MentorMate was named a Top ICT Employer in Bulgaria, and the Star Tribune included MentorMate on its Top 150 Workplaces list. The newest of its seven offices opened in AstraZeneca’s BioVentureHub in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2016.

Björn holds a Master’s of Science in Business Administration from the Gothenburg School of Economics and has completed a Master’s thesis in Industrial Economics at the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.

As a recognized technology innovator, Björn has won numerous distinctions and is a regular speaker to business groups on entrepreneurship, technology, and management.

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Chetan Dube
Amelia, an IPsoft Company at Founder and CEO

Chetan Dube has served as the President and CEO of Amelia, an IPsoft Company since its inception in 1998. During his tenure, he has led the company to create a radical shift in the way IT is managed. Prior to joining Amelia, Chetan served as an Assistant Professor at New York University, where his research was focused on deterministic finite-state computing engines. Chetan is a widely recognized speaker on autonomics, cognitive computing and the future impact of a digital workforce. He serves on the board of numerous IT-related institutions.

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Michael Farlekas
CEO at E2open

Michael Farlekas joined E2open in 2015 as CEO. In this role, he is responsible for leading the company’s overall operations, with direct oversight of sales, marketing, professional services, research and development, and strategy. Michael brings to E2open more than 20 years of sales, marketing and leadership experience in supply chain management and enterprise software.

Prior to joining E2open, Michael was the VP and General Manager at Roadnet Technologies (now Omnitracs), the leading provider of last-mile routing and mobility solutions to Fortune® 50 clients. Previously, Michael spent 11 years at RedPrairie (now JDA Software) in roles that included SVP and General Manager, Industrial Business Unit, and VP, Industrial Sales. He also has held senior leadership roles at GATX Terminal Corp (now Kinder Morgan), an operator of petroleum and chemical distribution terminals worldwide, and CSX Transportation, a rail transportation provider offering comprehensive supply chain services.

Michael holds an MBA with a concentration in international business from Jacksonville University and a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Fairleigh Dickinson University.


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