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Sarah Strobhar
Works at Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Attended Ohio University
Lives in Dallas, Texas
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Florida's new data protection act...how will it impact IT's security and compliancy measures?
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Advice From 7 Women Leaders Who Navigated The Male-Dominated Tech Scene

Best piece of advice in this article: "Be ruthlessly, unendingly curious." - Megan Quinn, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Technology is still a male-dominated industry, but women are making an impact. Seven female leaders offer advice to aspiring women leaders.
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Data sovereignty is so important to CIOs that 70% would trade cloud performance for more data control.  #snowdeneffect 
Data sovereignty is so important to businesses that 70% would trade cloud performance for more data control, research says. Where does that leave the post-Snowden US cloud market?
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CIO as venture capitalist...are you evaluating your IT portfolio performance in terms business leaders understand? Managing risk, leveraging assets and driving enterprise value.
CIOs are borrowing from the playbooks of venture capitalists and reshaping how they run the business of IT.
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Excellent article on what it means to be a leader rather than a manager. My favorites: points 4 & 7.
Are you a great leader or just a mere manager? Here's how to tell the difference.
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Conduct international business? This cultural comparison tool between countries is interesting and highly useful, in both a business and social context.
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What a great tool, thanks for sharing
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So excited to join Amazon Web Services as a Named Account Manager for the US Central Region! Just moved from Manhattan to Dallas. Welcome to Texas, ya'll! :)
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The US ranks 35th in the world in terms of bandwidth per user. Wonder how much faster the US cloud market could grow if this were improved?  +World Economic Forum     +The Wall Street Journal 
Keywords column: Computing things as close to the user as possible is going to be critical to making smart devices ranging from jet engines to refrigerators responsive enough. That's where 'fog computing' poses a challenge to 'the cloud.'
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Researchers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio take Google Glass for a Test Flight: #goohio @googleglass
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The positive impact of more women CIOs:
What effect will an increasing number of women in higher education CIO positions have on the transition of the CIO to a more social leadership role?
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What the C-Suite Really Thinks About IT

When asked which initiatives would improve the level of IT performance, the top three responses were: improve the business’s accountability for IT-related projects (45%); reallocate IT budgets to focus on critical drivers of business value (43%); and improve the overall level of talent and capabilities of IT staff (35%).
The recently released results of McKinsey’s annual global survey on business technology contain some very blunt and potentially worrying messages for CIOs. The headline finding from the survey of 8...
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70% of CIOs expect to change their technology and services vendors over the next two to three years
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Technology Consulting, Named Account Management, Business Development
Employment
  • Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    Named Account Manager, present
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Dallas, Texas
Previously
New York, New York
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The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Introduction
Technology consulting & account management professional

Twitter: @sstrobhar
Bragging rights
CGS President's Club 2012; VMware Top Dog National Sales Competition - Q1 2011 - First Place; President, New York Women's Business & Leadership Book Club; Deans list every quarter of college
Education
  • Ohio University
    2006
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Female