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 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Learning To Get To Destination Success in Your Career

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Opportunity is a bald man with a front facing pony tail. Here is your opportunity to find out how ‘being a learn it all and not a know it all’ is key to a successful career in Technology. All technology dies, evolves or is replaced. In this session Sam Erskine shares his journey to destination tech career success. This session starts with why, moves into sharing how to create your own learning to success path and an interactive opportunity to unpack Sam’s success so far. Finally this is a unique opportunity to get practical answers that you will never find in a book or social media to help with your own career path. Born in England, educated in Africa and the UK, Sam’s career spans multiple international destinations and industry sectors. He has over 25 years’ experience in IT which includes being a published author and an international speaker at tech events all over the world.

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Sam Erskine

Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft MVP, Large Global Organization
Samuel Erskine has over 25 years' experience in the IT industry and is currently a Cloud Solutions Architect (Senior Manager) and author , focused on Cloud technologies with a core competency in Microsoft Azure. Samuel is the content designer and lead author of 4 Microsoft System... Read More →

Friday October 12, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
Intercontinental Hotel - Governors Room 4 11 E Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55101