Ilana Simons

Sales Director


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Speaker Bio

Ilana Simons, Sales Director at Braze, responsible for leading a new business sales team for small to medium sized businesses, across the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

With extensive experience in the SaaS technology industry, she has worked with both startups and large corporations, specialising in sales and business development across EMEA and South-East Asia.

Passionate about empowering others in their career journeys, Ilana actively supports women in the tech industry as a leader, mentor, and friend. She serves on the women’s ERG leadership committee at Braze and has been a featured speaker at numerous public events advocating for women in tech.

Additionally, Ilana has a strong commitment to volunteerism, having volunteered for a national ambulance service and dedicated her efforts to improving digital literacy for children in Asia.

Speaker Sessions


How To Prepare Yourself For Big Career Decisions

30 mins
  • Track - Implement
  • Career Development
  • Non-Technical
  • Workforce
  • Ilana Simons

    Sales Director


Ilana’s upcoming talk offers valuable insights and practical tools for navigating the challenges of making significant career choices. While predicting the future is beyond our control, Ilana provides attendees with the necessary tools to gather the information they need and make informed decisions.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • The significance of self-awareness when making career decisions: Discover how understanding your strengths, values, and goals can guide your career choices effectively
  • Validating decisions using guiding principles: Learn techniques to evaluate and validate your career decisions
  • Building your own network of board members: Explore the importance of cultivating a supportive network of mentors, advisors, and peers to help you navigate your career journey

This session is for you if…you find yourself struggling with career decisions, contemplating ‘what if’ scenarios, preparing for a promotion, a new role, or considering a career change, this session is designed for you.

Join Ilana Simons as she equips you with the tools and strategies to confidently tackle significant career choices, both now and in the future.

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