Transition Your Career from Tech to Business & Cyber Security Basics w/ a Security Sales Manager

Thursday, August 17, 2023, 6:00 – 7:00 PM UTC


As the tech layoffs and hiring freezes still loom over us all, join this session to learn how to transition your career from tech to business as well as what it's like to work in cyber security with Security Sales Manager Hsin Yi Chin from Ericsson!

Cyber Security
Guest Speaker

About this event

Are you interested in using your coding and tech knowledge for a more customer-facing role within sales? Are you curious about what it's like to transition your career from one field to another and also what it's like to work in Cyber Security? Then this event is just for you! In this workshop, Ericsson Security Sales Manager Hsin Yi Chin will talk about her background in Information Management, Security and Cloud Computing and how she transitioned from a software developer role to a sales role! She will also give a brief overview of cyber security concepts and trends with a demo.

Here's what you can expect:

  • Intro
  • Break down of Hsin's educational and professional background
  • Tips for how to transition your career
  • Cybersecurity overview
  • Resources to learn more about cybersecurity & Ericsson
  • Open Q&A

Have a question before-hand? Feel free to send us a message or join our Discord, introduce yourself, then post it in our channel #help-me-damnit!


Hsin Yi Chen, or Amanda, is a security sales manager at Ericsson. She is originally from Taiwan and did her bachelor's there in Information Management. She then moved to Finland where she studied her masters in Security and Cloud Computing. After graduating, she joined Ericsson's Early Career Program for new graduates, which is a 18-month program consisting of 3 different international assignments. She first worked as a software developer, but due to her previous background in business, gradually moved to a sales role.

Happy coding!

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Thursday, August 17, 2023
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM UTC


6:00 PMSay Hi
6:10 PMGet to know Hsin
6:20 PMCareer Transitioning Tips
6:35 PMCyber Security Basics
6:50 PMQuestions


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    Founder, Co-Leader, Junior Software Engineer

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    Co-Leader, Senior Software Engineer

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    Co-Leader, Software Developer

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