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Thursday, October 27 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
Technical Skills & Tech Meritocracy

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Tech has been touted as an industry that values skills above all else and workers are hired and promoted based on merit and role proficiency and not necessarily formal education or college degrees. Executives from organizations the value merit and develop skills discuss the practicality of meritocracy and what it means for the modern tech worker.

Stream Link - https://vimeo.com/event/2552909

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Sherrell Dorsey

Founder and CEO, The Plug
Sherrell Dorsey is the founder and CEO of The Plug—a digital news and insights platform covering the Black innovation economy. Her work has been featured in VICE, The Washington Post, Seattle Times, The Information, and more. Sherrell has been a contributing writer for notable publications... Read More →

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Conor Delanbanque

CEO & Founder, Strategio
Conor Delanbanque is the CEO and Founder of Strategio, host at the DevOps Diversity Podcast and Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree in the Education category. Conor, 30, has worked internationally from London, New York and currently resides in Miami where he’s building Strategio. Their mission... Read More →
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Todd Floyd

VP Global Societal Impact Teams, Udacity
Todd has a long career in enterprise software in companies like Siebel / Oracle / BMC and a variety of smaller startups.For the past three years, Todd has developed and run the global societal impact programs and teams for Udacity focusing on delivering scholarships for technical... Read More →
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Anthony Hughes

Co-founder and CEO, Tech Elevator
Anthony is passionate about helping individuals change their lives and fulfill their true career potential. He is CEO and co-founder of Tech Elevator, a demand-driven, in-person and online educational platform helping individuals and companies reskill to meet the massive and growing... Read More →

Thursday October 27, 2022 11:30am - 12:15pm EDT
Coronado Ballroom L & K