Are you interested in learning about leadership? sheLEADS: Women in Leadership is a series organized by Career Design comprised of sessions specifically focused on individuals who identify as female and who have secured leadership roles within a variety of career fields.
Each session features a guest speaker or speakers from a specific industry or career field who will discuss their career path(s), how they were able to overcome obstacles to rise in the ranks, and provide suggestions and advice to those who are interested in taking on leadership roles. There will be a dedicated portion of this session to student Q & A.
This session will highlight Teresa Kim, a leader within Fintech and SAAS (Software As A Service). She is currently the CFO at Duck Creek Technologies. She is a leader in the SAAS industry leading transformation initiatives across the business that includes successful M&A activities, gross margin expansion and automating business processes. Teresa joined Duck Creek in September, 2023 and is an accomplished senior finance leader with a strong background in cloud computing, technology platforms, and “Big Four” public accounting.
She joins Duck Creek following a 20-year tenure with Akamai Technologies, a worldwide content delivery network and cloud service company, where she most recently served as Vice President of Finance in their Cloud Technology Group, overseeing $2B-plus in revenues while helping the business to build a scaling world-class platform.
Teresa earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with a focus in Economics and a minor in Asian American Studies from UCLA. She earned her MBA and a Master’s degree in Accounting from Northeastern University.