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2:00 PM Tech Jobs Tour Doors Open + Open House for Bridge Valley Community & Technical College
2:15 - 2:20 PM Welcome by Tech Jobs Tour Team
2:20 - 2:45 PM Introductions: 'Why Are You Here?'
2:45 - 3:00 PM Speaker: Megan Smith, 3rd CTO of the United States
3:00 - 3:15 PM Speakers: Kara Swisher, Cofounder Recode + John Maeda, Global Head of Computational Design & Inclusion, Automattic
3:15 - 4:00 PM Forum led by Special Guests about 'Future of Technology + Jobs in WV'
4:00 - 4:30 PM Speed Mentoring
4:30 - 5:00 PM Tour of Technical College Labs + Meeting with Instructors and students
5:00 PM Event Ends

Agenda subject to change.

Speakers + Mentors

Megan Smith

3rd U.S. CTO, CEO shift7
Entrepreneur. Engineer.
Washington, DC

John Maeda

Global Head of Computational Design and Inclusion
Automattic Inc.
New Bedford, MA

Kara Swisher

Kara Swisher

San Francisco, CA

Mitali Chakraborty

Chief Experience Officer
Tech Jobs Tour
San Francisco, CA

Anne Barth

Executive Director
TechConnect West Virginia
South Charleston, WV

Amy Farley

Founder & CEO
Seattle, WA

Patrick Farrell

CentralApp Technologies
Huntington, WV

Larry Malone

Special Projects Coordinator
W.Va. National Guard
Charleston, WV

Kristin Sharp

Executive Director, Shift Commission
New America
Washington, D.C.


National Outreach Partners

BridgeValley Community and Technical CollegeNew AmericaTechConnect West Virginia

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Megan Smith

3rd Chief Technology Officer, United States of America
Entrepreneur. Engineer.

Khalilah Harris

Chief of Staff & VP, External Affairs

lateesha thomas

Lateesha Thomas

Director, Partnerships & Corporate Training
Dev Bootcamp

tom Ogletree

Tom Ogletree

Director of Social Impact
General Assembly


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