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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Stacyann Russell

USC NSF Innovation
Innovation Consultant
Los Angeles, CA
I am an innovation enthusiast and passionate about bridging the gap between engineering and entrepreneurship. As an engineer, I worked to design, manufacture, and imrove the production of complex systems in the nuclear, energy, and radar communication spaces. Now as a consultant, I work to enhance the new product development and innovation processes for global corporations. I also train researchers and scientists on entrepreneurship while giving them tens of thousands of dollars to conduct customer discovery. Let's connect!