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Friday, June 17 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm
Strategies for Advancing Your Tech Career

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The tech space is rapidly evolving every day. With developers in hot demand and opportunities aplenty, there are many different paths one can take. Join us as we discuss strategies for advancing in your tech career, whether that means moving into data science, planning a path to a CTO role or exploring ways to stay connected to the local tech scene. 

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Jill Felska

Director of Customer Experience, Breezy.hr
Jill Felska is a former marketing specialist who has spent the last six years focused on creating a happier, more engaged workforce through tech, community building and thought leadership. She recently joined the founding team of Breezy.hr and looks forward to helping companies hire... Read More →

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Michael Roberts

Instructor, Origin Code Academy
Michael is an instructor at Origin Code Academy and Board Member of San Diego JavaScript Community. He is a Fullstack JavaScript practitioner, primarily using the MERN stack (MongoDb, Express.js, React, Node.js). When he is not off riding double centuries on a bike, he enjoys teaching... Read More →
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John Shiple

CEO, FreelanceCTO
I am a seasoned technology leader and act as Chief Technology or Technology Adviser for companies in one of the three following situations:1) Triage - the business is burning to the ground2) Scale - the company is stuck and unable to grow3) Launch - bringing new companies to lifeMy... Read More →
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Michael Singer

CTO, Veyo
Michael Singer leads Veyo's tech team and has guided the company's revolutionary platform through it's explosive growth. Before working at Veyo, Michael Singer co-founded and CTO'd SMIFR, a social media curator, consulted Fortune 100s (United Nations, Allstate, Sony, UPS) on scalable... Read More →
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Melanie Spiegelman

Consultant/Angel Investor, Spiegelman Consulting
Following her time as the VP of Tax Software Engineering at Intuit, Melanie has spent almost a decade working with local startups, consulting on everything from technology team leadership to SaaS technology and data analytics strategy. In addition to her consulting, Melanie is an... Read More →
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Patrick Torossian

Lead Developer, Owaves
After 5 years of software engineering in the corporate world, I moved into the startup scene. I wanted to work with as broad an array of technology as possible so I started advising startups in a variety of fields including IoT, Health and Wellness, Robotics, Education, and Gaming... Read More →
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Nicole Virgo-Carter

Talent Advocate, Hired

Friday June 17, 2016 12:15pm - 1:15pm PDT
SD Library Mary Hollis Conference Room