RightBrains Talks in 2022

27 January 2022

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm CET

Following the success of last year’s Tech Talks, RightBrains continues to host a series of virtual Talks with industry experts from leading organisations and universities in 2022. With the Tech Talks we aim to promote learning, inspire discussions and boost your digital career.

Join the New Year’s Talk on 27 January between 12 pm and 1 pm with our special guests Candice Dillon, CIO at VodafoneZiggo, and Benji Coetzee, Digital Director at VodafoneZiggo. Both Benji in 2021, and Candice in 2019, received the RightBrains Digital Leadership award. This award is granted to leaders making a difference in digital technology and driving diversity within and outside their organisations. They are the role models for the next generation female talents.  

Leading digital technology and driving diversity

Candice Dillon and her mentor at school experimented with nerve testing technology is where the first technology spark was lit for her. Now, famous for her end-to-end capabilities, she adopted a leadership style that would help her get the job done. A leader is only as effective as the people he or she works with. Candice Dillon’s belief that a diverse team brings balance, creativity and innovation has shaped her approach to leadership.

Benji Coetzee is responsible for building digital presence and significantly contributes to transforming the company to a high performing digital enterprise. Benji has also been listed as a Forbes Top60 female leader in technology and actively supports women in technology. She is a leader that focusses on building her team, ensuring collaboration across the organisation and a strong supporter of women. Benji is a role model on how to build a career in digital and how to take a seat at both the business and the technical table.

During this session we will talk about their career highlights and challenges, their views on attracting and retaining more women in digital technology, the importance of having a mentor, and how they see their own role as digital leaders towards the next generation female talents.

How to join?

Our events are accessible for free to all RightBrainers. Create an account on the RightBrains Career & Mentor platform and follow the onboarding instructions. You can register on your dashboard for upcoming events. 

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Our special guests

Benji Coetzee, Digital Director at VodafoneZiggo

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Candice Dillon, CIO at VodafoneZiggo

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Our moderator

Victoria Coady, Manager at Deloitte Nederland specialising in Digital Enablement

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