Dr. Joelle Jay – “Leading Yourself To Success”
Author, Executive Coach, And Principal, Leadership Research Institute
Joelle Jay, Ph.D., is an executive coach who helps leaders achieve what they want to achieve…and lead the lives they want to live. Joelle is the author of The Inner Edge: The Ten Practices of Personal Leadership and Advantage, How Women in Leadership Can Create Win-Wins for Their Companies and Themselves. Joelle specializes in the advancement of executive women, and she is proud to have worked in a number of the most successful and most-admired companies to support the development of top talent into positions of leadership.
Farai Madzima – “I Shouldn’t Be Here And Other Myths”
Lead UX Designer At Shopify, Organizer Pixel Up!, Global Connector
Born in Zimbabwe, Farai Madzima was going to be a doctor but didn’t get the grades. Now he’s a designer. Make of that what you will. Using words, scribbles, and pixels he’s spent the last 14 years helping design and build products and teams in the UK, South Africa, and Canada. Farai has appeared at events worldwide, including IXDA Interaction and IASummit. He organizes Pixel Up! and Source Up! conferences and meetups in South Africa. These events connect designers and developers in Africa with their peers around the world.