Meet Toni : Channel Operations Specialist, APAC
Toni has been with Tenable for nearly three years. She is a member of the Sales Operations Team supporting the APAC region with bookings, quoting, and responding to channel requests for the sales team. As part of her role, Toni works closely with Lead Generation, SMB Sales, Enterprise Sales, Channel Management, Sales Engineering, and Account Management teams to ensure that they are equipped with the right processes needed to close deals. Toni has over two decades of experience in the IT industry and is focused on providing exceptional quality work within her region.
What does International Women’s Day mean to you?
IWD is a day is a time to recognise the women who have made a difference in all aspects of life – work, home, humanitarian efforts, you name it. However, recognising breakthroughs in these areas should happen more frequently
Why did you choose Tenable and the cyber industry?
With all the Technology we use daily (cars, credit cards, televisions, home and work networks), we are more susceptible to our personal information being stolen for illegal use.
What makes you proud to be a member or supporter of Women@Tenable?
I am proud to be working in an organisation that helps companies identify threats before they are exploited. It’s never been more exciting to work for an organisation like Tenable!
What’s your #1 piece of advice for women working in tech?
Us women have to stick together. The IT industry is mostly dominated by men, while there are more women joining the IT industry there is still a big difference in the ratio between men and women. I have worked in the IT industry for many years and I am fortunate to work with male colleagues who support and respect the value I bring to the organisation. Believe in yourself and keep an open mind, don’t take anything personally, be strong and confident in what you do
Tell us about a woman who inspires you and what you’ve learned from her (can be personal, public, current, or historical).
I would have to say my mother has inspired me the most. She always told me that a woman can do anything that a man can do. To me, this means pursuing the same opportunities and
We can do the job based on merit.