- Explore your Tech Career
January 16, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Need new skills to get your next technology job?
Join our special guest, Sameer Siruguri, Bay Area tech expert, to explore the steps you need to develop your career in tech.
We will examine various career paths and job options in the IT sector and in ‘tech-adjacent’ sectors. By contrasting job descriptions for some common IT job roles, we will discuss what skill sets employers are looking for in candidates, and some techniques and strategies for assessing how to acquire the right skills at the right time when navigating a career shift.
You’ll gain a better understanding of:
• job roles in tech and the skills needed for each position
• ways you can level up and refresh your skills
• networking tips for techies/finding a mentor
Sameer is a tech strategy consultant with 15 years of experience working with a variety of companies to help launch new products, invest in technology and discover ways of expanding customer/constituent bases. He is experienced in social media, content management systems, platform APIs, developer community management and Internet analytic sectors. Sameer has worked for Yahoo, Microsoft, TechSoup and hI5 and is now the Co-founder and CEO of Digital Strategies.