Sophos' Kendra Krause On What Women Bring To The Table In Tech

Kendra Krause takes no prisoners when it comes to being a female phenom in the field of IT. With a broad career history, ranging from an undergraduate degree in psychology to a leadership position in sales, Krause has demonstrated through her actions what it means to be tenacious and to raise your voice.

"I really think that women bring a new voice. There are so few of us in this industry, and I think that in any conversation it is important to get a number of different opinions and ideas. It's great to have a woman at the table," said Krause.

At XChange 2017, Krause was the only female in a roundtable discussion on security, lead by the CRN editorial team. "We're that unique piece," she said.

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When asked about challenges she has faced, Krause smiled admitting she thrives in the face of adversity. "I love to keep pushing myself. And every time I enter into a new situation – a meeting I haven't been to, a country I haven't been to, working with different environments – it's something that's new and exciting for me, and I love it."