Senior Director, HR Client Consulting
Canden Baker has recently joined Capital One as a Sr. Director, HR Consulting supporting Financial Services Tech and Data. Canden recently relocated to the DFW area from San Antonio, TX where she spent 19 years at USAA, all within HR. Canden is passionate about people and is driven to create talent platforms that allow individuals to connect and grow. She is a wife and mother of three kids spanning elementary to high school. She is learning everyday how to work, parent, lead and contribute during these virtual times.
EVP, Chief Revenue Officer
John is a serial entrepreneur with experience in starting businesses ranging from restaurants to software and consulting. John currently serves as Executive Vice-President and Chief Revenue Officer of Cyber Group based in Dallas, Texas. Cyber Group is an IT consultancy that specializes in Saleforce.com, application development and systems integration. The company leverages blended teams of onsite consultants and offshore resources delivering exception value for its customers. Cyber Group, founded 20 years ago, focuses on technology solutions that assist companies with their customer journey from acquisition to service to loyalty programs.
Vice President, Software Engineering
Lavanya Raja heads technology for the Servicing line of business in Capital One's Financial Services Technology and Data organization. She has been with Capital One for over 6 years and is a seasoned technologist passionate about leveraging disruptive technologies to build better products for the business and customers. Lavanya leads the Women in Tech Plano Chapter and is intentional about paying it forward and developing female engineering talent. Lavanya loves brain teasers, crossword puzzles and is currently trying her hand at writing a fiction novel.
Software Portfolio Advisor
Aries has been DFW*ATW's Director of programs for the last 3 years. She has a strong passion to drive change in the areas of equity and inclusion. In her day to day, she serves as a Software Portfolio Advisor with SoftwareONE. She has been affectionately named the Queen of Networking, by her peers. Aries is also the host of the Scratching and Surviving podcast, and the Co-host of the BOLD Black Girls podcast. The role that she is most proud of, is being a mom to two amazing boys.