Shannon Gath

Chief Information Officer


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Speaker Bio

Shannon Gath is an award-winning senior technology executive with over 25 years of experience assisting public and privately held technology, life sciences and financial services companies grow their business worldwide.  Shannon’s career reflects a track record of leading large-scale transformative IT initiatives. Shannon serves as the Chief Information Officer at Teradyne, a $3.7B global test and robotics Fortune 1000 company.
Shannon has been recognized as 2023 Boston CIO of the Year by InspireCIO, Top CIO/CTO by Tech Inclusion Council, 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council and named A Rising Star by Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association.  She serves as a Board member for two not-for-profit organizations -Women’s Money Matters, financially empowering women living on low incomes, and, advancing global sustainability through technology leadership.  She also participates on industry advisory boards for BostonCIO and HMG Strategy.

Speaker Sessions


How to Unleash Your True Leadership Potential

30 mins
  • Track - Future Impact
  • Career Development
  • Non-Technical
  • Not to be Missed
  • Shannon Gath

    Chief Information Officer


Shannon Gath has a simple mission…to help as many women as possible break through the barriers they face in order to level the playing field at the top of corporations. We know companies perform better with a diverse workforce and leadership team, but still, so few women hold executive leadership positions. In this session, Shannon shares the biggest lessons learned over her career and how she used those lessons to advance to a top leadership position in a multi-billion dollar company.

Shannon will share her personal stories of how she unlocked her full leadership potential and how you can apply those lessons in your own career development, whatever your aspirations may be.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to navigate your career by looking backward and forward to see the full picture
  • Building trust by being transparent and accountable
  • Aligning your passion to an organizational need

This session is for… you if you’re working to get to the next level – Shannon will give you insights based on her own career journey on how you can truly unleash your leadership potential!

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