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VetsinTech: Invasion 2021

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Schedule

· Booths
Sponsor Booths Open
We encourage all attendees to visit the sponsor booths as they wait for the morning keynote to begin.
2021-04-17T08:00:00Z 2021-04-17T09:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Sponsor+Booths+Open https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Welcome + Opening Keynote
Craig Newmark Katherine Webster Denis McDonough
2021-04-17T09:00:00Z 2021-04-17T10:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Welcome+%2B+Opening+Keynote https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Secrets from the Inside
Advice from recruiting and talent executives.
Kevin Preston Chris Galy
2021-04-17T10:00:00Z 2021-04-17T10:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Secrets+from+the+Inside https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Careers in Cybersecurity
Why veterans are uniquely positioned to benefit from cyber roles.
Rolanda Small Kevin Keeney Leif Rosenquist Patrick Brannelly
2021-04-17T10:00:00Z 2021-04-17T10:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Careers+in+Cybersecurity https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Entrepreneurship Milestone/Mapping
Nicola Corzine
2021-04-17T10:00:00Z 2021-04-17T10:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Entrepreneurship+Milestone%2FMapping https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Optimizing Linkedin for your Job Search
Profile guidance and networking tools.
Cory Boatwright
2021-04-17T11:00:00Z 2021-04-17T11:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Optimizing+Linkedin+for+your+Job+Search https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Women VetsinTech
Transition support for the fastest growing vet population.
Aylea Baldwin Mara Motherway Ashley Richardson Ikram Mansori
2021-04-17T11:00:00Z 2021-04-17T11:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Women+VetsinTech https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Business Law Basics
Setting up your entity, equity and avoiding pitfalls.
Tom Anderson
2021-04-17T11:00:00Z 2021-04-17T11:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Business+Law+Basics https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Booths
Visit our Sponsors Booths
We encourage all attendees to visit our sponsors booths during the lunch break.
2021-04-17T12:00:00Z 2021-04-17T13:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Visit+our+Sponsors+Booths https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Lunch
2021-04-17T12:00:00Z 2021-04-17T13:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Lunch https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Fireside Chat / Keynote
Mike McNerney Michele Flournoy
2021-04-17T13:00:00Z 2021-04-17T13:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Fireside+Chat+%2F+Keynote https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Putting your Best Foot Forward
Hear from vets who have landed in tech.
Josh Stepp Trey Russell Brando Benedit Chad Bonner George Ploss
2021-04-17T14:00:00Z 2021-04-17T14:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Putting+your+Best+Foot+Forward https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
New Technologies Trends
AI, Machine Learning, Robotics & Drones.
X Eyee Kate Zimmerman Melissa Bryant
2021-04-17T14:00:00Z 2021-04-17T14:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles New+Technologies+Trends https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Product Management
Mark Thomas Dr. Shalini Gopalkrishnan Ikram Mansori
2021-04-17T14:00:00Z 2021-04-17T14:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Product+Management https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Advice from Vet Recruiters
How to navigate your job search post service.
Lindsay Haftner Michael Pett Cara Debbaut
2021-04-17T15:00:00Z 2021-04-17T15:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Advice+from+Vet+Recruiters https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Social Impact
Using business to create positive outcomes.
Laura Schmeigel Ashley Siegel Randy Crader
2021-04-17T15:00:00Z 2021-04-17T15:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Social+Impact https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Lean Startup Methodologies
Steve Blank
2021-04-17T15:00:00Z 2021-04-17T15:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Lean+Startup+Methodologies https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Demystifying Tech
Learn about various jobs in tech - different roles in a tech company.
David Thawley Christina Shareef Shayan Mamaghani Garrett Deese
2021-04-17T16:00:00Z 2021-04-17T16:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Demystifying+Tech https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
VetsinTech Training Classes
Web Dev and Cybersecurity.
Daniel Kim Tyler Pritchard Sudharsana Srinivasan Abdul Mansori
2021-04-17T16:00:00Z 2021-04-17T16:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles VetsinTech+Training+Classes https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
VetCap - Capital for Veterans
Fundraising options and opportunities for Veterans.
Alex McKindra Matthew Jeppson Craig Hanson Kelly Perdew Robert Louthan
2021-04-17T16:00:00Z 2021-04-17T17:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles VetCap+-+Capital+for+Veterans https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Keynote
Dan Streetman Steve Blank
2021-04-17T17:00:00Z 2021-04-17T17:45:00Z America/Los_Angeles Closing+Keynote https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
VetsinTech Afterparty
Presented by CreatiVets
2021-04-17T17:52:00Z 2021-04-17T19:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles VetsinTech+Afterparty https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Booths
Sponsor Booths Open
Attendees please feel free to visit our sponsors booths after the closing keynote.
2021-04-17T18:00:00Z 2021-04-17T19:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Sponsor+Booths+Open https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Veteran Mentorship Sessions
Visit mentorships sessions presented by some of our sponsors. These sessions are open to all attendees.
2021-04-18T09:00:00Z 2021-04-18T12:00:00Z America/Los_Angeles Veteran+Mentorship+Sessions https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fvit-invasion-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Alex McKindra

Managing Director, J.P. Morgan

Mark Thomas

Product Manager (Integrity Product), Facebook

Ikram Mansori

Entrepreneurship & Innovation, VetsinTech

Steve Blank

Adjunct Professor and Founder of the Lean Startup Movement, Stanford University

Denis McDonough

Secretary of Veterans Affairs, US Goverment

Ashley Richardson

Cortex Systems Engineer, Palo Alto Networks

George Ploss

Manager, Solutions Consulting, Netsuite/Oracle

Randy Crader

Public Affairs, DraftKings

Michele Flournoy

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, WestExec Advisors

Melissa Bryant

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

Mara Motherway

Corporate Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Dan Streetman

President and CEO, Tibco

Garrett Deese

Technical Program Manager, DropBox

Chad Bonner

Partner and Community Development, VetsinTech

Rolanda Small

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Palo Alto Networks

Shayan Mamaghani

Analyst, Accenture

Cara Debbaut

Senior Recruiter, Slack

Abdul Mansori

Community Development, VetsinTech

Sudharsana Srinivasan

Influencer Program Manager, IBM Z Ecosystem

Aylea Baldwin

Lead, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Reddit

Kate Zimmerman

Principal Deep Learning Architect, Amazon Web Services

Dr. Shalini Gopalkrishnan

Professor/ Founder, Golden Gate University/VRU

Brando Benedit

NFI Product Management, Nasdaq

Ashley Siegel

Outreach and Engagement Lead, Disney

Christina Shareef

Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging, Reddit

Amberly Martin

Student Veteran Program Lead, Accenture Consulting

Mike McNerney

COO, Resilience

Robert Louthan

CEO, Veteran Crowd

Kelly Perdew

Co-Founder and Managing General Partner, Moonshots Capital

Craig Hanson

Venture Capital Partner, Next World Capital

Matthew Jeppson

Military and Veterans Affairs, JPMorgan Chase

Tyler Pritchard

Web Dev Instructor, VetsinTech

Daniel Kim

Web Dev Instructor, VetsinTech

David Thawley

EVP, GM, Lytx

Tim Perry

Veteran Technology Transition Program Lead, Accenture Consulting

Michael Pett

Head of Military & Veteran Programs, Uber

X Eyee

Product Manager, Google

Trey Russell

Product Management, Disney

Laura Schmeigel

Head of Military & Veteran Affairs, Booz Allen Hamilton

Cory Boatwright

Head of Military & Veteran Programs, Linkedin

Katherine Webster

Founder and CEO, VetsinTech

Craig Newmark

Founder and CEO, Craig Newmark Philantrophies

Patrick Brannelly

Security Training Engineer, Palo Alto Networks

Josh Stepp

Tech Lead, Security Education, Elastic

Lindsay Haftner

Technical Recruiter, Google

Tom Anderson

Counsel, VLP Law Group

Nicola Corzine

Executive Director, Nasdaq Entrpeneurial Center

Leif Rosenquist

Enterprise Account Executive, Infosec Institute

Kevin Keeney

U.S. Army Mission Support, Elastic

Chris Galy

Chief People Officer, Couchbase

Kevin Preston

Disney Veterans Programs, Disney

The event is over

Hosted by

VetsinTech

VetsinTech supports our current and returning veterans with re-integration services, and by connecting them to the national technology ecosystem. VIT is committed to bringing together a tech-specific network, resources, and programs for our veterans interested in Education, Entrepreneurship, and Employment – the 3E’s!

Booths

The Walt Disney Company

When next generation technology meets talented people ready to tackle challenges still to be imagined, anything can happen.

Elastic

We're looking to hire the best planet Earth has to offer. Join us to launch a new career or grow an existing one — either way, adventure awaits.

Google

Our mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Nasdaq

If you are ready to reimagine what’s possible, you belong here.

TIBCO

Solve Your Biggest Data Challenges.

Uber

We ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion.

Reddit

Our mission is to bring community and belonging to everyone in the world.

Palo Alto Networks

Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before.

VetsinTech

Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship.