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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Friday, October 12 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
Crushing a Technical Interview

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In this session, a panel of techniclal recruiters will provide insight on how to conquer a technical interview. Gain insight on what recruiters look for in candidates. Also an exclusive opportunity to network with some individuals who can kickstart or enhance your career! 

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Carlos Rymer

Engineering Manager, The New York Times
I'm an Engineering Manager at The New York Times, where I focus on creating a strong team culture for high performance and building platform capabilities that enable the delivery of engaging journalism via messaging channels. I've worked across various tech stacks and work environments... Read More →


Afroza Ahmed

IT Director, Enterprise Data Services, Thrivent
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Nayshawn Danner

Principal Software Engineer, Nerdery
As a Principal Software Engineer at The Nerdery, Nayshawn Danner leads the digital business consultancy’s Java practice – setting development standards for the company and mentoring other Java engineers. Nayshawn excels at implementing innovative enterprise solutions; he draws... Read More →
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Mimi Li

Head of Twitch Prime Business Intelligence, Amazon
Mimi Li specializes in leading teams of data ninjas to design innovative data products that address complex business challenges. Her strategic perspective and depth of knowledge in multiple disciplines allows her to be very effective in managing complexity. She has over 18 years of... Read More →
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Yannick Miaffo

Director, Automation Engineering, Entrust Datacard
Yannick leads the digital transformation for the Operations functions at Entrust Datacard. He joined the company in 2008 and has since held multiple roles within the organization. He is mainly responsible for leading operations technology roadmaps for digital manufacturing, digital... Read More →

Friday October 12, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
Intercontinental Hotel - Governors Room 4 11 E Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55101

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