Emerging Professionals Network: Tech Bytes

November 10, 2016
5:15pm to 7:30pm

At Emerging Professionals Network: Tech Bytes, you will connect with other recent alumni and hear from 3 alumni speakers who will each briefly speak on different ways technology is colliding with the public sector, food marketing and gaming. Join us at Vidku headquarters, a mobile video sharing startup that got its start at the University of Minnesota. Cost: $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers. $15 at the door “Bytes” (appetizers) provided by Blue Door Pub.

Speakers:

AmeliaAmelia Helm, '12, Marketing Strategist at GovDelivery "Public Sector Tech and Digital Engagement" Before joining GovDelivery, a SaaS (Software as a service) company, Amelia lived in Washington D.C. and worked for Booz Allen Hamilton as a process and change management consultant for the Air Force. Amelia moved here to earn an MBA and MPP in 2012.



NicNic VanMeerten, '09, Co-founder and Senior Programs Director at GLITCH "How Tech Has Changed the Gaming Experience" Nic is a third year Ph.D. student in the Educational Psychology program at the University. Nic is a data scientist by trade and his research focuses on studying how people learn in complex multiplayer video game environments.



TracyTracy Lundberg, '00, Founder and President of Sconnie Foods, LLC. "Tech Impact on Food Marketing Tactics" Tracy received her B.S. degree from the Univerersity in Business Management with an emphasis on Marketing Communications. She was awarded Grand Prize in the 2012 Eau Claire Economic Development Corporation Idea Challenge competition with her concept for squeezable sauerkraut.