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The Inaugural Blacks in Technology Conference, instantly tagged as BITCON2018, is a 3-day interactive platform for professionals, entrepreneurs, influencers, subject matter experts, students, and thought leaders who share a common goal... increasing the visibility and representation of black men and women in the tech industry.  As we seek to further our mission of establishing a practice of world class excellence, BIT has crafted a stimulating and engaging program that intertwines and encompasses the Twin Cities educational, business, political and tech communities. Utilizing forums such as tech exhibits, career fairs, pitch competitions, networking parties, city innovation tours, lightning talks, and panel discussions, BIT invites you to redefine your career in tech…
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Derris Boomer

BoomerTechnologyGroup.com
CEO
Greater New York City Area
Derris Boomer has worked for Fortune 500 companies since he was 16. Each has taught him perseverance, leadership and a drive for success. His tenure at companies such as IBM, Tiffany & Company, Polo Ralph Lauren and Accenture has afforded 20+ years of corporate experience. He has traveled the globe implementing technology systems in Europe, North America and Asia.
Derris is founder and CEO of Boomer Technology Group, which specializes in technology planning, process improvement and software implementations. Derris has an undergraduate degree in Management Science from Kean University. His motto is Have laptop will travel!
He has certifications in Workday and Kronos Workforce Management software. He has written business and technology articles for J.D. Edwards User Group, Inthegardenstate.com, Smart Enterprise Magazine and N.J. Tech Weekly. Mr. Boomer has taught college courses as an adjunct professor at two community colleges. He has extensive experience in Retail, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Government and Higher Education. He embraces 3 principles to success; Business Process + People + Technology = Custom Solutions.
Thursday, October 11
 

3:00pm

4:00pm

5:00pm

8:00pm

 
Friday, October 12
 

7:45am

10:00am

11:15am

12:30pm

1:45pm

3:00pm

5:00pm

7:00pm

9:00pm

 
Saturday, October 13
 

7:45am

10:00am

11:00am

12:00pm

1:45pm

3:00pm

4:00pm

5:30pm