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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Dario Otero

Minneapolis, MN

Youth Lens 360 provides superior visual communication, product marketing and branding services through the lens of youth ages 14-24. The Company utilizes a unique curriculum to train and support the technical and entrepreneurial skills of youth in our community.

The overall goal of Youth Lens 360 is to provide businesses, schools, governmental agencies, policy makers and secondary institutions and corporate entities with marketing, branding, storyboarding, product promotion, product focus groups through the lens and creative genius of today’s youth.  Our business partners are like minded in that they value and require youth voice in every facet of product and branding development.