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 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Lunch w/ Best Buy Executive Members

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Best Buy will provide a yummy buffet lunch followed by an exclusive panel featuring top execs from Best Buy leadership team.


Jason Bruce

Senior Diversity Recruiter, Best Buy
Jason is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota and started his career in sales with several Consumer Packaged Goods companies such as Procter & Gamble, Pillsbury and Coca-Cola. He then worked in analytical roles with SC Johnson, Callaway Golf and Mars. After several years in Sales and... Read More →

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Sampson Abrahams

IT Manager, Infrastructure Collaboration Services, Best Buy
I’m an IT professional with over 11 years of experience in working across various industries. As an IT Manager at Best Buy, I’m focused delivering excellent technology and business transformation technologies and solutions with Infrastructure Collaboration Services to improve... Read More →
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Mandy French

Sr. Manager of Technology Operations, Best Buy
From managing major incident response teams and the technology service desk to building and leading  production support teams.   A Service Management expert and ServiceNow Guru.   Mandy has a career defined by working for Fortune 250 companies in technology operations.    Continuous... Read More →

Alecia Hodges

Associate Digital Engineer, Best Buy
Alecia enjoys understanding how things work so she studied Computer Networking in college. After working in IT for several years, she decided to travel to Nigeria with a friend. The experience was more than she could've imagined. The following year she quit her job and traveled around... Read More →

Adam Sand

VP, Digital Product Management and Engineering, Best Buy
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Todd Soller

SVP/Chief Information Officer, Best Buy
Todd Soller is the chief information officer for Best Buy Co. Inc. In this role, he is responsible for thedevelopment, delivery and operations of enterprise technology.Mr. Soller joined Best Buy in 2000 and has held a variety of leadership roles within the technology organization... Read More →

Saturday October 13, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Best Buy HQ - Convention Center 7601 Penn Avenue South Richfield, MN 55423

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