Kendall Milne Bancroft, Sr. Director of Network Product Management & Mobile 5G of Rogers Communications, explains what 5G will mean for your business and personal life today and in the future and why we need female leaders to care.
Do you want to be able to speak to your friends and family about what 5G is and how it is going to impact our lives in the future? 5G by definition is the next generation of wireless technology that is going to change the way people live and work in the future. Join this interactive session to learn more about Canada's 5G future with Rogers, what it can mean for your business, and how female leaders can help ensure we are looking at all the right use cases for this cutting edge technology as we move forward in the years to come.
Kendall has been working in telecom for over 12 years and thrives in the fast-paced and ever-changing market that is the communications industry. While working for Rogers in various roles over the past decade, she has developed a love for people management, creating high-performing teams and working in the business-to-business space, and has recently made a move into the network product management and infrastructure side of the business to help shape Rogers 5G future.
Her current team is focused on delivering superior network coverage and experience to Rogers customers, and works closely with the network technology development team on their forward thinking strategy, as Rogers moves into the next era of 5G. Kendall has held progressively senior positions within Rogers including different roles supporting Retail and Dealers, field sales, as well as held various program manager roles within the organization.
Kendall is passionate about helping female leaders find their path within the technology and communications industry, and has participated in several leadership programs in the past few years helping her find her voice to be an advocate and ally for stronger female voices at the table in all areas of business.
In her spare time she loves being outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and you can usually find her by the water or on the ski hill depending on the season.
Established in 1991, Canadian Women in Communications and Technology's (WCT) mission is a national organization dedicated to the advancement of women through a coast to coast network of professional women, men and companies in communications and technology.
Headquartered in Ottawa, WCT empowers women in broadcasting, cable, telecommunications, digital media and technology to achieve professional success, to aim higher and to be recognized for their achievements.
Through partnerships with organizations such as Information Communications Technology Council, Information Technology Alliance of Canada and Wired Women, WCT has increased its efforts to strengthen the leadership role of women driving innovation and smart growth in Canada.
Our vision is to be the leading organization that inspires and advances women as leaders and contributors to Canada's digital economy.
We will achieve our vision through leadership and skills development, mentorship, recognition and by building and promoting a national community for women in communications and technology.
To be the catalyst for advancing women's leadership in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors
To facilitate women's career advancement through mentorship, skills and leadership training, networking, and recognition
To help companies access female talent
1500 members across Canada from all sectors of the communications and technology sectors. Ten Chapters coast to coast: British Columbia, Edmonton, Calgary, Manitoba, Greater Toronto Area, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Ottawa-Gatineau, Quebec, New Brunswick.