12 PM CDT | 6 PM BST

COVID pivot: the woman who changed her career and flourished in 2020.


Online Webinar
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

Join CBWN for a virtual fireside chat with Deena John, '12, who successfully navigated career change in 2020. Employed by McDonald's pre-Covid, Deena was impacted by layoffs, but she did not let the initial shock linger for long. Hear Deena speak about her career pivot journey in the midst of all the uncertainty to land her dream job as Head of Transformation Management Office at Microsoft.


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Deadline: 4/9/2021

Speaker Profiles

Deena John (Speaker) '12
Head of Transformation Management Office, Customer Experience & Success, Microsoft

Deena John is a global strategy and operations leader with 20+ years of experience helping technology driven companies scale for growth. She has successfully delivered on this through her focus on business transformation and innovation in companies like Microsoft, McDonald's, Groupon, Accenture and Motorola. Her extensive functional experience includes strategy, business operations, product management, project management, change management, Six Sigma, coding, testing and sales. In her various roles she has also managed teams and clients across the globe in countries like India, China, Singapore, S Korea, Japan, Ireland, France, Spain, Russia, Jordan, Brazil, etc. She has previously resided in Kuwait and India and has been living in Chicago for over 15 years and calls it home. She is looking forward to getting her COVID vaccine and resuming dining on patios in the summer with her 2 dogs.


Irina Shleyfer, '12 

Other Information

Questions can also be directed to Kate Khazin, '12.