Technology Career Accelerator:
The keys needed to open the doors your technology career


Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Time: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Pacific Time

Come jump-start your tech career or take it to the next level! Learn how to acquire the skills you need and network with the right people whether you are new to technology or an industry veteran. In addition, learn about amazing technology organizations and community groups. This amazing event will be moderated by the great team at "Hacker Valley"


Overview

Technology Career Accelerator: Agenda

Opening Address: Nikesh Arora, CEO, Palo Alto Networks moderated by MK Palmore

Event Moderated by: Chris Cochran & Ron Eddings, of Hacker Valley

Panel 1: (The Yin) Your Career , Your skills - 30 minutes

    Moderator: Chris Cochran & Ron Eddings, HackerValley
  • Recommended training/education for students or people getting into the tech field
  • Recommended Certifications
  • Hard skills
  • Developing soft skills while building the hard skills
  • “How do I get into the game?”
  • Olivia Herriford, Kendrick Trotter, Maura Jones

Panel 2: (The Yang) Your Career, Your Network - 30 minutes

    Moderator: Chris Cochran & Ron Eddings, HackerValley
  • Networking
  • Panel members: Executives
  • How to network
  • Soft skills
  • “Now that I’m in, how do I blossom”
  • MK Palmore, Kyle Rosenthal, Mike Skurko, Kimberly Quan

Closing Address: Chris Cochran & Ron Eddings, of Hacker Valley

After Event Panel 3 : A Day in the Life - AMA (ask me anything) (Bonus Panel)

    Moderator: Alisa Mattson, Communications Director
  • Meet the professionals
  • Jimmy Sanders, President, SF Bay ISSA
  • Kimberly Quan - Women in eDiscovery, Assistant Director, Silicon Valley Chapter
  • Lan Jenson - Founder and CEO of Cybertrust America
  • Sarah Cortes- co-Founder, Each1 Teach1
  • Mike Skurko-Silicon Valley Chapter, ISSA, Vice President
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Participating Organizations:


Bay Area ICMCP - https://www.icmcp.org/bay-area
Bay ICT - https://bayict.org/
Each 1 Teach 1 - http://www.eachoneteachone.is/
East Bay ISC2 - https://isc2-eastbay-chapter.org/
Cybertrust America https://www.cybertrustamerica.org/
Office of the CIO - https://www.oocio.org/
Silicon Valley - https://sv-issa.org/
San Francisco Bay ISSA - http://sfbay.issa.org
Us in Technology - https://usintechnology.com/
Women in eDiscovery - https://www.womeninediscovery.org/


Technology Workforce Collaborative


The Technology Workforce Collaborative is a gathering of the Bay Area Technology Groups and Educational institutions. The unifying goal of the collective groups is to increase education and networking opportunities for individuals throughout their career lifecycle. The Technology Workforce Collaborative summit is an event designed to bring awareness of the various groups available to individuals as well as highlight the many educational and networking opportunities available.


Participating Organizations:


Bay Area ICMCP - https://www.icmcp.org/bay-area
Bay ICT - https://bayict.org/
Each 1 Teach 1 - http://www.eachoneteachone.is/
East Bay ISC2 - https://isc2-eastbay-chapter.org/
Cybertrust America https://www.cybertrustamerica.org/
Office of the CIO - https://www.oocio.org/
Silicon Valley - https://sv-issa.org/
San Francisco Bay ISSA - http://sfbay.issa.org
Us in Technology - https://usintechnology.com/
Women in eDiscovery - https://www.womeninediscovery.org/