Name: Vanessa Raath
Designation: General Manager
Company: It’s About People
What do you do every day? I bling up people’s careers by taking them out of boring jobs and placing them in awesome, challenging roles.
How did you get into the tech space? By default, I was headhunted to join an IT company – the rest came naturally.
What was the best advice anyone ever gave you? “Carpe diem” – there is no time like the present.
What advice would you give someone wanting to get into the tech sector? Just do it! We need more Female Tech Rock Divas.
What motivates you to get out of bed everyday? The knowledge that I have the opportunity to change people’s lives for the better.
Who do you want to be when you grow up? A voluntary teacher in third-world countries.