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Tech Connect Thursday with CompTIA
March 2, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFREE
Tech Connect Thursday is an opportunity for those curious about working in tech and/or those working in tech to make connections and learn about exciting career opportunities and industry sector insights, trends and initiatives happening within our region and beyond.
Join WEtech Alliance, along with partners Invest WindsorEssex, St. Clair College, University of Windsor, and Workforce WindsorEssex on the first Thursday of every month from 12pm-1pm, to meet some of the fastest-growing tech and innovation companies, people and the organizations leading the way across the entire tech industry. Connect with peers and learn the latest trends, insights and what it’s like to work for Windsor-Essex’s (and beyond) top startups, companies, and organizations. Hosted virtually, Tech Connect Thursday plugs you into the Windsor-Essex (and beyond) tech scene. All are welcome to attend! Login details will be sent to attendees 24 hours in advance.
In this session, join CompTIA’s Chief Solutions Officer, Nancy Hammervik, as she shares insights on the future of tech jobs and training opportunities. Gain a competitive edge in the rapidly changing tech landscape and learn how to stay employable in the years to come. Discover the cutting-edge skills you need to succeed in the tech industry. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to stay ahead of the curve and secure your future in tech.
About CompTIA: The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)is a leading voice and advocate for the $5 trillion global information technology ecosystem; and the estimated 75 million industry and tech professionals who design, implement, manage, and safeguard the technology that powers the world’s economy. Through education, training, certifications, advocacy, philanthropy, and market research, CompTIA is the hub for unlocking the potential of the tech industry and its workforce
- 12:00 PM – Introduction / Welcome
- 12:05 PM – Company Presentation and Q&A – 2023 Tech Careers: The Future of Tech Jobs & Training
- 12:55 – What’s Coming Up in Windsor-Essex Tech and Beyond Briefing
About Our Speaker
Nancy Hammervik, Chief Solutions Officer, CompTIA
Nancy leads our client custom training solutions and services by growing CompTIA’s visibility in academia, workforce, and corporate training and building key relationships in the broader marketplace.
In 2013, Ms. Hammervik led an initiative to evolve CompTIA’s membership model and grow utilization of its vast library of content. CompTIA’s “Open Access” membership model provides digital access to the vast majority of its industry insight, research and business tools to a wider audience beyond paid membership. This membership model grew CompTIA’s industry engagement from 2,000 corporate members to include more than 100,000 registered users.
In 2014, Ms. Hammervik helped to manage the integration of TechAmerica, one of the first US technology associations, into the CompTIA organization, broadening CompTIA’s membership base, strengthening its policy voice and growing its position in the public sector market space of the technology industry.
Late 2016, Ms. Hammervik led the efforts to bring AITP, a 65 year old industry professional society, under the umbrella of CompTIA member organizations and is responsible for building out a new professional association that serves aspiring students and individuals, seeking and growing IT careers.
Hammervik joined CompTIA in 2011 after a 25 year career with United Business Media’s Everything Channel, a top provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting and sales and marketing services. Her last position with the company was senior vice president, events, where she was responsible for the company’s entire global events business. She led the sales, marketing, recruitment, content and event production strategies for the events business. Her event portfolio focused on large scale, regional, community, virtual and custom events that brought together leading executives in the high tech industry. During her tenure there, she managed the integration of Gartner’s Vision Events portfolio, including Midsize Enterprise Summit and HealthCare Summit.