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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Nayshawn Danner

Principal Software Engineer
As a Principal Software Engineer at The Nerdery, Nayshawn Danner leads the digital business consultancy’s Java practice – setting development standards for the company and mentoring other Java engineers. Nayshawn excels at implementing innovative enterprise solutions; he draws inspiration from the increasingly technologically-reliant world we live in, and is a firm believer in tech’s ability to solve large problems. Nayshawn enjoys working with business entities who look to make a positive impact on the world. Before joining The Nerdery in 2016, Nyshawn served as a Software Engineer for Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Nayshawn earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems with an emphasis on Enterprise Computing from DeVry University-Illinois.