2 PM REGISTRATION
2:30 PM PROGRAM OPEN
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Maria S. Salinas, President & CEO - LA Area Chamber of Commerce
Thomas Poon, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Provost - Loyola Marymount University
Mark Suster, Managing Partner - Upfront Ventures
Ft. Allen Blue, Co-Founder - LinkedIn & Speaker Anthony Rendon - CA State Assembly
Presentation: Bridging the Los Angeles Talent Gap
Trent Brown, Partner - Deloitte
Panel: A Coalition for the Future
How do we build a coalition that provides a pathway
for L.A.’s diverse talent to connect with tech job opportunities.
Michelle Kerrick, Managing Partner - Deloitte
Bill Scroggins, President & CEO - Mt. San Antonio College
Sydney Kamlager-Dove - California State Assembly, District 54
Jarvis Sam, Director, Diversity Sourcing & Programs - Nike
Sean Arian, President & Co-Founder - Bixel Exchange
Panel: Untapped Talent Today
Exploring the diverse face of L.A.’s untapped tech talent today.
A conversation with students and partnered tech employers.
A look inside successful case studies and pilots.
Beatriz Acevedo, President, Fundación Acevedo & Founding Partner, Mitú
Lindsey Heisser, Director Tech Talent Pipeline - Bixel Exchange
Camille Spalding, Community Relations Specialist - Snap Inc.
5:30 PM RECEPTION & STUDENT SHOWCASE