Amanda Pethrus

Sales Executive, Commercial & Public Sector (Enterprise Group) at Hewlett-Packard

Location
East Bedfont, Greater London, United Kingdom (Twickenham, United Kingdom)
Industry
Information Technology and Services

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Amanda Pethrus's Overview

Current
  • Sales Executive, Commercial & Public Sector (Enterprise Group) at Hewlett-Packard
Past
  • University Associate at FOUNDER.org
  • WorldWide Sales Intern at Cisco
  • Event Manager at Student Inc.
Education
  • Danderyds Gymnasium
  • Näsbydalsskolan
Connections

374 connections

Amanda Pethrus' Summary

I have a Bachelor's in Computer Science and am currently pursuing a Master's in ICT with my Major in Digital Media Technology and a Minor in Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Amanda Pethrus' Honors and Awards

  • Finalist in IT-girl of the year 2014

    Universum Awards & Microsoft
    • March 2014

    The award is to promote girls that have an interest and a passion for IT, and is a driven, entrepreneurial and dedicated person, in whichever activity she chooses to enter. The prize also values girls that promote or run initiatives that inspire development and new ideas during their studies.

Amanda Pethrus' Experience

Sales Executive, Commercial & Public Sector (Enterprise Group)

Hewlett-Packard

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; HPQ; Information Technology and Services industry

September 2014Present (1 month) Barcelona, Spain

University Associate

FOUNDER.org

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Venture Capital & Private Equity industry

March 2014September 2014 (7 months) KTH the Royal Institute of Technology

In my role as a University Associate for Founder.org at The Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden my responsibilities are:
- Building partnerships with school and student run organizations,
- Organizing FOUNDER.org campus events,
- Recruiting candidate teams for the FOUNDER.org $100K,
- Evaluating FOUNDER.org $100K applicants from my school and
- Sourcing investment opportunities for the FOUNDER.org Capital fund.

WorldWide Sales Intern

Cisco

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CSCO; Computer Networking industry

June 2014August 2014 (3 months) London, United Kingdom

• CSAP training program candidate
• One of fifty interns hired worldwide in sales for 2014 summer
• Responsible for sales enablement of eight accounts over nine week period
• Compiled research for account planning, identified market trends/strategic information, and presented sales opportunities to AM's

The Cisco Sales Associates Program (CSAP) is one of the most highly coveted early-in-career development programs. CSAP is designed for top university graduates from around the world who aspire to become the next generation of sales leaders at Cisco.
This two year-long program provides world-class, hands-on educational and experiential training. CSAP prepares Associate Sales Representatives (ASR) and Associate Systems Engineers (ASE) to become successful Account Managers and Systems Engineers, respectively, in the Cisco sales organization.

Event Manager

Student Inc.

October 2013July 2014 (10 months) KTH the Royal Institute of Technology

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Sporting Goods industry

September 2011June 2014 (2 years 10 months)

Business Contact & Event

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day @ Womengineer

October 2013February 2014 (5 months)

IGEday is a chance for girls and young women to get an idea of what it's like to work in engineering and tech, through hands-on activities, workshops and visits to the companies. We engaged some of the worlds largest IT, ICT and Technology firms such as Google, Microsoft, IBM, Ericsson and Saab, as well consultancy firms and start-ups, to invite girls to their working places, and show some of the opportunities of the tech industry.

My role was to organize the introduction day for the companies participating as well as being the companies point of contact for the event in regards to questions, information, suggestions etc.

The result in numbers:
- 13 companies
- 380 girls in ages 12-20
- 6 articles in Svenska Dagbladet and Metro Sweden among others
- 30+ companies showing interest in participating in next years round!

Member of City Council

Täby kommun

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Government Administration industry

September 2010January 2013 (2 years 5 months) Täby Municipality

Student Brand Manager

Microsoft & Hewlett Packard

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry

January 2011April 2012 (1 year 4 months)

Booking Coordinator

Strömma Turism & Sjöfart

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Leisure, Travel & Tourism industry

March 2011March 2012 (1 year 1 month)

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MCD; Restaurants industry

March 2008March 2010 (2 years 1 month)

Amanda Pethrus' Projects

  • Introduce a Girl to Engineering day

    • September 2013 to February 2014

    IGEday is a chance for girls and young women to get an idea of what it's like to work in engineering and tech, through hands-on activities, workshops and visits to the companies. We engaged some of the worlds largest IT, ICT and Technology firms such as Google, Microsoft, IBM, Ericsson and Saab, as well consultancy firms and start-ups, to invite girls to their working places, and show some of the opportunities of the tech industry.

    The result in numbers:
    - 13 companies
    - 380 girls in ages 12-20
    - 6 articles in Svenska Dagbladet and Metro Sweden among others
    - 30+ companies showing interest in participating in next years round!

Amanda Pethrus' Languages

  • Swedish

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)

Amanda Pethrus' Skills & Expertise

  1. PowerPoint
  2. Microsoft Excel
  3. Windows
  4. Microsoft Office
  5. Microsoft Word
  6. Windows Phone
  7. Planning & Organizing Skills
  8. English
  9. Organization
  10. Entrepreneurship
  11. Startup Marketing
  12. Leadership
  13. Start-ups
  14. Sales
  15. Digital Media

Amanda Pethrus' Education

European Institute of Innovation & Technology Labs Master School

Master's degree, Digital Media Technology

20132015 (expected)

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Master's degree, Digital Media Technology

20132014

Activities and Societies: Student Inc. Womengineer THS (Tekniska Högskolans Studentkår)

Stockholm University

Bachelor of Computer Science, Economics & Information Technology

20102013

Activities and Societies: FEST (Företagsekonomiska Institutionen) DISK (Student Union @ Department of Computer Science at SU)

Danderyds Gymnasium

High School Diploma, Environment & Science

20072010

Näsbydalsskolan

Natural Sciences

20032007

Grade: Middle School

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