CloudNOW Awards – Honoring female founders, entrepreneurs, leaders and CEOs in Cloud innovation

The Top Women in Cloud Awards will be hosted by Facebook Production Engineering, and sponsored by Facebook, Intel, Kaizen Tech Partners and Google – honoring women founders for outstanding accomplishments in Cloud and emerging technologies.

Kaizen Technology Partners is proud to continue our active support as a sponsor and Dao Jensen, our CEO in 2019 joined as an Advisory Board Member for CloudNOW

Highlights of the event

1. An evening of exciting LIGHTNING TALKS, a COZY DINNER, and NETWORKING with other founders, CXOs, and female entrepreneurs!

Check out last year’s event booklet: HERE

2. An AWARDS CEREMONY that celebrates excellence in female tech entrepreneurship  presented by CloudNOW and sponsored by Facebook, Intel, Kaizen Tech Partners, and Google.

Congratulations to this year’s Top Women in Cloud Award winners:

Anda Gansca, CEO & Co-Founder, Knotch

Anna-Katrina Shedletsky, CEO & Founder, Instrumental

Christine Heckart, CEO, Scalyr

Geeta Schmidt, CEO, Humio

Jayshree Ullal, CEO, Arista Networks

Mada Seghete, Co-Founder, Branch

Neeti Mehta, Co-Founder, Automation Anywhere

Sam De Brouwer, Co-Founder,

Sivan Rauscher, CEO, SAM Seamless Network

Stina Ehrensvard, CEO & Co-Founder, Yubico

Yvonne Wassenaar, CEO, Puppet

3. The event will also feature CloudNOW’s STEM scholarship recipients from Holberton School and Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project.

Time and Location

FEBRUARY 11TH, 3:30 – 7:30 PM

Facebook HQ, The Museum Room, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Event Agenda

3.30 PM : Arrival & Reception
4.15 PM : Introduction & STEM scholarship awards
4.30 PM : Keynote Sharing
4.45 PM : Lightning Talks
5.05 PM : Networking Break
5.30 PM : Awards Ceremony
6.30 PM : Networking & Dinner
8.00 PM : Event Concludes

👉This event is BY INVITATION ONLY, contact us for more information

To reserve your ticket, please email to with your company name and your designation.


CloudNOW is a non-profit consortium of the leading women in cloud computing, focused on the overall professional development of women around the world by providing a forum for networking, knowledge sharing, mentoring, and economic growth.

CloudNOW was founded in 2011 with the backing of some of the leading voices in cloud, both male and female. CloudNOW works in concert with the industry to promote equality from the inside out, highlighting women’s contributions to cloud, and creating a value-driven meritocracy– for today’s leaders and our future leaders. CloudNOW stresses technical content, conversations, and demonstrated expertise in cloud, open source, and converging tech. CloudNOW’s core philanthropy is our STEM Scholarship Fund.

About Kaizen Technology Partners

Kaizen Technology Partners is a minority women-owned firm providing complete consulting and managed services to support clients transform their infrastructure, business intelligence systems and help them accelerate their business growth.

Kaizen is always in motion, helping you crystallize your vision and formulate your build, procure and optimize strategies. We understand technology and how it works in different environments, suggesting the right solution for your needs. And, as your company evolves, we will be there to support you along the way.