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Maria Lorente, Schlumberger: "Leveraging Influence When You Lack Authority"


September 10, 2020
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
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"Leveraging Influence When You Lack Authority"

Have you ever struggled to make things happen in your organization because you are not the manager? Have you ever told yourself: “If I were in charge”  or “When I’m in charge”?

We often think that we must be in charge in order to lead but in fact, great leaders leverage influence and relationships over the title. They find a way to lead even when they are not in charge.

Join us in this talk, where Maria will share key insights to help you succeed in leading even when you do not have positional authority.


Maria Lorente is the Operations Systems Manager for Cameron Group at Schlumberger.  

Since joining the company in 2001, she held various technical and leadership positions, in UAE, Qatar, Perú, Colombia, North America, UK and France.

Prior to her current role, she was the Global Head of HR for Wireline Product Line and before that she managed the Wireline Operations in UK, The Netherlands and Denmark.

She holds a Master’s degree in Industrial and Electrical Engineering from the Universidad Politécnica of Valencia in Spain and Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité in France.

Maria is an advocate for talent development, diversity and inclusion and has integrated this passion in the way she leads diverse teams around the world.



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