Breaking Boundaries: Navigating Non-Linear Growth and Visionary Leadership with Jan Foo (Ep. #96)

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March 26, 2024
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In this empowering episode of the Building Better Managers podcast, we sit down with Jan Foo, a senior director at Servicenow, to delve into her remarkable career spanning two decades. As we honor Women's Leadership Month, Jan takes us through her experiences at companies like UBS, Cisco, and VMware, and her relentless pursuit of pushing boundaries and taking risks. She discusses the significance of leadership beyond the boardroom, her advocacy for women in the workplace, and the strategies she employs to maintain balance in her fast-paced life. Get ready to be inspired and learn how to support and sponsor women's leadership in your organization.

Meet Jan:

Jan Foo is driven by the mission to connect people, teams, technology, and data to make a positive impact on a global scale. She is currently Senior Director of GTM Operations at ServiceNow, focused on expanding the company’s customer base within emerging market verticals and driving synergies within the digital selling motion.

Jan has over 20 years of experience in global enterprises such as UBS, Arthur Andersen, Cisco, and VMware. Jan is hyper-focused on proactive strategies to transform business and ensure ongoing business success.

Jan was born and grew up in the beautiful city island of Singapore. She lives in Los Altos with her husband and their two shih tzu’s. She has a son and a daughter both attending colleges on the east coast. Jan strongly advocates diversity, inclusion, and education for all. She enjoys interviewing high school applicants yearly for the Harvard University Admissions Committee, and also enjoys financial planning, listening to podcasts, and traveling.

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