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Unitek Added as Leaders of Tech Panellist

This year is proving to be an exciting one for Team Unitek and our powerful financial automation platform. From launching Version 3 of our intelligent automation tools to onboarding FTSE 100 customers and rapidly expanding the Unitek team, 2021 has all the hallmarks of being a breakout year for our team.

This sets us up nicely for a massive 2022 when Unitek Version 4 is slated to roll out.

Dhanya Jayachandra joins the Leaders of Tech Panel

From CTO of the Year to Leaders of Tech Panellist

Dhanya Jayachandra, our co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, keeps wracking up the wins. Earlier this autumn, we celebrated her nomination for CTO of the Year by Women In IT. (The awards ceremony takes place on 7th December 2021 where the winners will be announced.)

Aaron Hurst from Information Age writes:

According to a report by The World Bank, women make up less than 40% of the total global workforce, and despite diverse organisations being found to perform better, hire better talent and have more engaged employees, women remain widely underrepresented in IT roles.

Aaron Hurst | Information Age

Now, Dhanya has been invited to join the Leaders of Tech panel where she will be discussing "Why Ireland is the Silicon Valley of Europe" and a brilliant place to build a career in technology with other notable Irish tech leaders.

According to the blog post on Leaders of Tech:

Ireland has become the Silicon Valley of Europe. [...] It has become a hub for global and fast growing tech businesses to incorporate here over many years due to its strategic location, business friendly approach, talent and focus on innovation.

Other notable technology leaders include:

  • David Singleton, CTO, Stripe
  • James Bowles, Co-Founder of Leaders of Tech
  • Dorothy Creaven, VP, Managing Director & Site Lead, Rent the Runway
  • Dave O’Donovan, CDIO, Aer Lingus

Meet Dhanya Jayachandra

Dhanya Jayachandra is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer for Unitek AI, one of Ireland’s fastest growing FinTechs. As CTO, Dhanya leads Unitek’s engineering, infrastructure, security, and data science teams, whilst overseeing product development planning and roadmap.

Her specialties include enterprise software, automation research, leadership and management, and scaling talent pipeline for universities and innovative startups.

Originally from India, Dhanya completed her undergraduate work in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering before receiving her Masters in Data Science with honours from University College Cork. Her corporate background includes stints in software engineering and specialised automation at Oracle prior to co-founding Unitek.

Nominated as CTO of the Year by Ireland’s Women in IT, Dhanya is the recipient of multiple awards for academic excellence throughout her educational and professional career. She lives with her husband in Dublin.

Where to Watch the Leaders of Tech Event

Leaders of Tech states that, signing up for the event gives you access to watch the video online at 12pm (GMT) Thursday 18th November — just login.

Plus, if you miss the live event (once you're registered), you'll get an email with the video link after the event to watch it in your own time.

You can register to watch the event here.

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