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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Katie McGonigal

Head of Talent
San Francisco, CA
Katie McGonigal is Head of Talent at Scribd, a site on a mission to help the world read more. Katie has 20+ years of experience as an HR and Talent Leader in Tech, Professional Services, and Healthcare. She has enjoyed a particular emphasis on Diversity and Inclusion in her work both in-house and as a consultant for very small to quite large global organizations.
Katie is an advocate of shifting paradigms to intentionally attract, engage, retain and develop humans who are diverse in thought, non-traditional, and optically diverse. She was educated at Columbia University and enjoys music, books, parenting, art and having a laugh.