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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Saturday, October 13 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
How to Crack into Sports Management, Marketing, & Entertainment: Tech Edition

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Wondering how your tech skills can lead to great career and entrepreneurship opportunities in the sports industry? BIT has curated a panel of sports professionals to share insight on how tech plays an important role in the realm of sports. 

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Ronda Burke

VP Lady JetFuel Techs, Jet Fuel Tech/ NBA Mom & Dads
Ronda Burke is the VP of Lady JetFuel. She heads up the ladies division of Jetfuel Tech wearable smart garments. Ronda Burke is the trusted advisor to consumers where she promotes the capabilities of JetFuel Techs female wearables and how to effectively implement them to market.Ronda... Read More →
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Tyrre Burks

CEO, Player's Health
Originally from southside Chicago, Tyrre has been inspired by his life experiences and injuries from his Professional Football career to create and become the CEO of Player’s Health. Tyrre has raised over $4 million into this company which strives to inspire and motivates others... Read More →
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Perry Jeter II

CEO, JetFuel Tech, Inc.
Perry Jeter II has a diverse and specialized background in both technology innovation and the highest level of organized athletics. Perry served as the national Business Development Manager for a DME equipment company in the DC metro area and directed several strategic initiatives... Read More →
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Austin McDowell

SR. Technology Architect, Founder, Pastel Brands
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Mark Phillip

CEO/Founder, Are You Watching This?!
Mark Phillip is the CEO and Founder of Are You Watching This?!, a B-to-B Sports Excitement Analytics company using patented algorithms to identify Instant Classics in the making, in real-time.A Brooklyn native, MIT dropout, and lifelong Yankees fan, Mark is obsessed with enhancing... Read More →
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Jaia Thomas

Sports + Entertainment + IP Attorney, Law Offices of Jaia Thomas

Saturday October 13, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Best Buy HQ - Theater 7601 Penn Avenue South Richfield, MN 55423