771: Confidence And Leadership With Nancy Wang

Nancy Wang is the Head of Amazon Web Services data protection and the CEO of Advancing Women in Product.  She currently Confidence And Leadership With Nancy Wangleads the data protection product management team for Amazon Web Services and responsible for unifying data protection (backup/recovery) needs across all AWS services. Previously, Nancy also led products at Rubrik, the fastest-growing enterprise software unicorn. With a history of building and launching large-scale enterprise systems in storage, data management, and networking, Nancy also led product at Google (Fiber) and system integration efforts for the U.S. Intelligence Community in Washington, D.C. She is passionate about the democratization of data and empowering more women tech leaders as the founder and CEO of Advancing Women in Product. Nancy graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in engineering.

Nancy shares about confidence and leadership and how it has helped her become a more authentic person.  She also shares tips that can help you in your own journey to self confidence.

Bio

Nancy Wang is the Head of AWS data protection and the CEO of Advancing Women in Product.

Cultural Background

Nancy is of Chinese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Let your light shine because it encourages others to let their light shine.

Let your light shine because it encourages others to let their light shine.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is the ability to trust yourself.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Nancy wasn’t part of the majority group so it was hard for her at times.

The “AHA” Moment

Nancy looked up to women leadership mentors which helped her confidence.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Nancy is more comfortable with her true self.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Find your tribe and find a sponsor one level up.

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