Lata Singh has been in the IT industry for over 25 years now, and has worked across various roles
Morgan Harper Nichols once said “Tell the story of the mountains you climbed. Your words could become a page in someone else’s survival guide.” This exactly is why we believe that the stories of leading women in the IT industry especially must be told to inspire other young women who are considering a career in the technology field.
And when talking about inspiration, Lata Singh’s journey in the IT industry has been nothing less than extraordinary. Lata Singh, Regional Technology Sales Director – NEB at IBM has been in the IT industry for over 25 years. She has consistent and extensive experience in the sphere of Alliance Management and Consultative sales. She has in her various roles over a period of time developed skill sets which are key to collaboration.
Lata is known for her integrity, her drive to excel, her enthusiasm and commitment towards achievement of corporate goals with a humane approach. Some of her strong qualities are:
- Understanding of technology and its meaningful application,
- Interpersonal communication,
- Ability to lead and work collaboratively, and
- Partner, client engagement and relationship management at executive levels to name a few.
Lata shared her thoughts with Dataquest on how the perception towards women in technology changed over the years, diversity in the technology industry, steps needed to ensure more participation from women role models that she looks up to and much more.