We interviewed Marina Arnaout, Customer Success Director at Marin Software on her experience and thoughts on women in tech.
As a Customer Success Director, I work with Marin Software’s biggest clients in helping them develop digital strategies and embrace benefits of the software especially as it relates to customer intelligence and cross channel behaviour.
It is a dynamic and fast paced evolving industry. Part of the fun is writing best practices and paving the way.
My tech knowledge mostly comes from hands on experience; although currently, I am pursuing a masters degree at London School of Economics where I will be focusing my dissertation on technology impact in business and society.
I started in tech helping a Microsoft Partner go to market with a brand new product, and have been in the industry since then.
I think there can always be a better balance of diversity, whether with gender or cultures. Having different backgrounds and perspectives while working towards the same goal comes with benefits for organizations.
In cosmopolitan global centres, I would say that statement is becoming more cliché. That being said, in less progressive parts of the world, this would be part of a much larger rhetoric…
In my opinion, this goes for any sector and that’s finding what it is that you like and want to pursue. Things have a lot more meaning when there is passion attached to the end result.
Creating spaces, such as this, where individuals can come together to share ideas and inspire others to make an impact or explore an avenue they didn’t consider previously.