Leadership in Information Technology

Leadership in Information Technology

The workshop will focus on recent IT developments globally. During a two-day workshop participants will gain a better understanding about the reasons on why and how governments become global leaders in IT. The workshop will emphasize on the skills that enable private and public sector IT specialists become leaders in their field. Participants will be provided training on the foundations of relationships between IT and business leadership skills needed for IT specialists to be successful in the 21st Century. The workshop will also focus on seeking engagement through coaching and teamwork exercises which will help IT leaders build soft skills to present the value proposition that IT brings to areas such as eGovernance and policymaking.

Algirde Pipikaite | Head of International Practice

Pipikaite lives and works in Washington, DC. with chief specialization of business development and leadership.

Prior to shifting to Washington, Pipikaite worked in Brussels, Belgium where she ran European Affairs Office of Fabiani & Company, an American Government Relations Company. Earlier to joining private business, Algirde served at the office of Prof. Leonidas Donskis, a Member of European Parliament in Brussels. Formerly, she worked in the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania and has opened the first coaching academy in the Baltic States ‘Baltic Coaching Centre’.

Algirde studied and worked in Lithuania, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Italy and the US; allowing her to speak and write Lithuanian, French, German, Italian and English – she is also a Russian conversant.

Pipikaite holds a Master degree in International and European Business and Economic Law from the University of Lausanne, Switzerland; and a Bachelor of Law and Management from Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius, Lithuania.She attended two Executive Education programs in the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government – the former being specialized in Leadership role in International Politics and Economics, and the latter emphasized personal leadership skills ‘Leadership for XXI Century’.