Public Service as a Pursuit of Passionate Purpose: Success Strategies for a Rewarding Career

What does it mean to truly be passionate about your job? If you aren’t, how do you find your purpose? In this lightning keynote, you will hear from author and former Colorado Chief Information Officer Theresa Szczurek, about how she discovered a passion in her work and transformed the way she viewed her role in public service. 


Theresa M. Szczurek, Author, Pursuit of Passionate Purpose

Theresa M. Szczurek, Ph.D. is the former Chief Information Officer of the state of Colorado, technology entrepreneur, corporate director, and C-level executive who is open to new opportunities. As a Certified Management Consultant (CMC®), she helps public and private sector organizations oversee IT and cybersecurity, build customer delight, set strategic direction, manage projects, and scale through innovation and digital transformation. Her newest book, Pursuit of Passionate Purpose (Wiley), is an Amazon Bestseller that uplifts spirit and productivity in life. Her latest company, Radish Systems, is helping organizations communicate more effectively with mobile devices and computer users using ‘voice and visuals.’ She started her career as a Member of Technical Staff for Bell Laboratories and held management positions of increasing responsibility at AT&T. She volunteers with the non-profit U.S. Digital Response to support the critical needs of the public. 


Twitter: @TheresaSzczurek