Anna N. Schlegel

Anna N. Schlegel

Sr. Director, Information Engineering, Product Portfolio Solutions & Globalization Strategy @NetApp

Anna N. Schlegel is a native of Catalunya. Today she is Senior Director of Information Engineering, Product Portfolio Solutions and Globalization Strategy at NetApp, and has been head of globalization, information, and Digital Presence at companies like VMware, VeriSign, Cisco and Xerox. Anna has also been the CEO and General Manager of 2 Bay Area globalization agencies.

Anna is the recipient of 2017 Women Worth Watching in STEM award and 2018 Language Industry Person of the Year. Last month, Anna was awarded as Woman of Influence Silicon Valley by the Business Journal, and as Global Leader by the Data Awards in London. Anna is the author of Truly Global and the first networking engineering dictionary for Cisco.
She is the co-founder and President of Women in Localization,  Board Member of the Obama initiative US2020 “STEMentors Silicon Valley, and Chair of Women in Technology at NetApp.

[Panel] Convincing Your Company to Improve your Technical Resource Center


Budgets are tight. Times are lean. But you know you need to improve your Technical Resource Center. You could just hope it happens. Or, you could learn from the lessons of those who have gone before you. In this fast-paced panel discussion, Paul Perrotta will ask a panel of seasoned professionals for advice on how to pitch your ideas and secure funding. The panelists will discuss the pitfalls to avoid, and they’ll share approaches, pro-tips, and advice to help you get what you need.


The Value Proposition of Content Strategy


The NetApp content strategy team is driving a wide-reaching effort to simplify content creation, sharing, delivery, and content management systems reduction. Anna Schlegel will share how her team is leading an enterprise-wide effort to build a more connected content experience at NetApp with sponsorship at the CEO and SVP level across the entire organization.

In this presentation, attendees will learn how to design a corporate content strategy, streamline the content ecosystem, obsolete unnecessary content, and formalize content governance. The key to this effort is selling the value proposition such as reduced cost, reduced complexity, and a better customer experience.

Anna will help you understand how to identify key players, navigate internal politics, and set the stage for content strategy success company-wide. You’ll leave knowing how to set the right goals, create teams, develop leaders, and utilize tracking methodologies.


  • Setting the stage across the whole company for success
  • Identifying key players and navigating internal politics
  • Identifying the right goals, teams, leaders and tracking methodologies