India Gary-Martin, global chief operating officer (COO) of investment banking technology and operations at JP Morgan, has signed on to deliver the keynote at the inaugural everywoman in Technology Leadership Academy.

The academy is a new, one-day conference that aims to help women in IT advance their careers in the technology industry. It will feature masterclasses, panel sessions and motivational speeches, as well as offer networking opportunities with peers.

Gary-Martin, who is also a managing director at JP Morgan, is responsible for managing the strategic agenda for the 13,000-strong technology and operations division of the investment bank. She will be sharing her insight into what it takes to succeed.

Prior to joining JP Morgan in June 2010, Gary-Martin had CIO and COO roles at Lehman Brothers and Deutsche Bank, respectively.

The academy will run on 17 October 2012 at Cisco's site in Feltham, Middlesex. Tickets cost £270. For more information on how to book, click here.