at herCAREER Expo 2024
Halle / hall 2 / E.13

ZEISS Gruppe

ZEISS is technology. ZEISS is optics and innovation. Our over 43,000 colleagues develop, manufacture and sell highly innovative products and solutions for our customers in a variety of business fields, generating revenue of around 10.1 billion. As one of the worlds top technology companies, ZEISS has with a portfolio aligned with future growth areas like digitalization, healthcare and Smart Production, and a strong brand to boot, ZEISS is shaping the future far beyond the optics and optoelectronics industries.

Content participation

Inkeri Klomsdorf

Inkeri Klomsdorf
Head of Portfolio Management, ZEISS Gruppe

Career-MeetUp at the exhibitors boothEN

17/10/2024 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

MeetUp at the exhibitor stand | Stand E.13

Thread / thematic series: Science, Engineering, Digitalization & Technology, Start-up & Entrepreneurship

Joblevel: Career entry, Professional, Leading position, Lateral entry

ZEISS Women Award 2024: Meet the Winners
Meet the winners from ZEISS Women Award 2024! Three outstanding women have been recognized again this year for being role models in their field and create transparency in possible career paths for talented young women in the categories of Digital Research, Digital Entrepreneurship, and Digital Social Impact. We invited the award winners to this herCareer talk with Inkeri Klomsdorf, herself a woman in tech and leader at ZEISS. They will answer questions from the audience and openly share insights into careers, aspirations, and great initiatives, that they have conducted to be recognized with the ZEISS Women Award in 2024.

Details about the speaker Inkeri Klomsdorf
Vita: HR gone Tech: After studies in economics, the first decade of Inkeri's career focused mainly on her HR specialism with various positions at Mercedes Benz, Lidl and ZEISS before leaping into the tech world, managing and engineering medical devices, and later, software and cloud platforms. After a decade of her new expertise in tech, Inkeri has many learnings, growing responsibilities and a pouring passion for tech. She's never looked back. Now heading the digital portfolio of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Inkeri's work impacts patients in Ophthalmology, Dental, Hearing and Neurosurgery. As a mom of an 11-year-old daughter, Inkeri has many passions including initiating a foundation for equal rights in educational access for women and girls and is a female role model at ZEISS for Women in Tech, working parents, women in leadership and unusual career paths in tech without STEM studies.

Sandra Subel

Sandra Subel
Head of People Experience and DEIB at Zeiss Group, ZEISS Gruppe

Career-MeetUp at the exhibitors boothEN

17/10/2024 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

MeetUp at the exhibitor stand | Stand E.13

Thread / thematic series: Leadership & Communication, Personality and competence development

Joblevel: Professional, Leading position, Lateral entry

Growth Paradox
In my Growth Paradox talk, I will disprove a popular limiting belief based on a misleading perception that to make progress, develop, or grow, we must constantly move forward, be two steps ahead, and collect achievements or recognitions. At times, we must find the courage to stop, reflect, and even deviate before making actual progress. Sounds easy, yet for some people, especially women, slowing down might be a true "Mount Everest." The anxiety that surfaces whenever we are not in full pursuit is in part caused by our perception of others and in part by our worry about how well be perceived. We judge successful professionals and their growth by building an incomplete and distorted image ba

Details about the speaker Sandra Subel
Vita: Sandra Subel is a passionate changemaker who values growth, integrity, and curiosity. Her mission is to help people unleash their creative confidence and enable businesses to leverage the potential of their employees. Currently she serves as Head of People Experience and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging at Zeiss. In her pivotal role as the global head of diversity and inclusion at Axel Springer since 2020, Sandra has dedicated over four years to fostering and enabling diversity and inclusion strategies across the group, aligning them with the companys objectives and the broader ESG agenda. Prior to this, she spent nine years at Accenture, mentoring teams and leading transformation programs. Since 2018, she has been a visiting lecturer at the Pozna University of Economics and Business, teaching MBA students about leadership and unconscious bias. Sandra actively contributes to several initiatives and platforms, including the World Economic Forums Community of Chief Diversity Officers, Perspektywy Women in Tech, and the #IAmRemarkable initiative. As a Forbes Women Polska columnist, she discusses DEI, leadership, and change management. She has degrees in Spanish philology, political science, marketing, and service design. She completed her executive MBA at Pozna University of Economics and Business with honors and has received numerous accolades, including the MBA Giant award and the Female Champion of Change award. In 2020, she received a scholarship from the 30% Club to complete the ESMT Executive Transition Program. In 2023, she attained associate certified coach status from the International Coaching Federation.