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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Mimi Li

Head of Twitch Prime Business Intelligence
Mimi Li specializes in leading teams of data ninjas to design innovative data products that address complex business challenges. Her strategic perspective and depth of knowledge in multiple disciplines allows her to be very effective in managing complexity. She has over 18 years of experience in data and analytics. As Head of Twitch Prime Business Intelligence at Amazon, she is responsible for data engineering, business intelligence, data science and product management for big data products. Prior to joining Amazon, Mimi was Associate Director first in Finance Operations and later in National Operations at Verizon, responsible for turning big data into business solutions, managing the digital transformation of promotion operations and driving the long-term evolution of retail distribution. Mimi holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin at Madison as well as a Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Systems and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Maryland at College Park.