Lunch Break: Ride along with Estée Lauder and Microsoft

In this episode of “Brad Anderson’s Lunch Break,” which kicks off Season 8, Rhonda Vetere, CTO of Estée Lauder Companies, discusses the market factors she looked for when modernizing her company’s infrastructure, and explains how IT leaders can proactively take their place at the table.

She and Anderson also explore how to be more supportive of women in the workplace and in leadership roles. In Episode 2, Vetere and Anderson wrap up their conversation by discussing how IT impacts company morale and why IT managers need to find the courage to say, “no.”

“Lunch Break” is a web series hosted by Brad Anderson, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of enterprise mobility and management. You can watch more episodes at