ABOUT

We invite veterans and veteran spouses from around the country to join us virtually for a weekend of panel discussions, workshops, and networking with leaders from some of the most innovative companies.

Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship
The Invasion features three distinct tracks, offering critical content to veterans and veteran spouses who are looking for an onramp into great careers in technology. The Invasion merges the two worlds of military and technology!


SPONSORS

MEDIA SPONSORS

SPEAKERS

Abdul Mansori Community Development VetsinTech
Ashley Richardson Cortex Systems Engineer Palo Alto Networks
Ashley Siegel Outreach and Engagement Lead Disney
Aylea Baldwin Lead, Cyber Threat Intelligence Reddit
Brando Benedit NFI Product Management Nasdaq
Cara Debbaut Senior Recruiter Slack
Carita Marrow Senior Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager Adobe
Chad Bonner Partner and Community Development VetsinTech
Chris Galy Chief People Officer Couchbase
Christina Shareef Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Reddit
Cory Boatwright Head of Military & Veteran Programs Linkedin
Craig Hanson Venture Capital Partner Next World Capital
Daniel Kim Web Dev Instructor VetsinTech
David Thawley EVP, GM Lytx
Dr. Shalini Gopalkrishnan Professor/Founder Golden Gate University/VRU
Garrett Deese Technical Program Manager DropBox
George Ploss Manager, Solutions Consulting Netsuite/Oracle
Ikram Mansori Entrepreneurship & Innovation VetsinTech
Josh Stepp Tech Lead, Security Education Elastic
Kate Zimmerman Principal Deep Learning Architect Amazon Web Services
Kelly Perdew Co-Founder and Managing General Partner Moonshots Capital
Kevin Keeney U.S. Army Mission Support Elastic
Kevin Preston Disney Veterans Programs Disney
Laura Schmeigel Head of Military & Veteran Affairs Booz Allen Hamilton
Leif Rosenquist Enterprise Account Executive Infosec Institute
Lindsay Haftner Technical Recruiter Google
Mara Motherway Corporate Vice President Booz Allen Hamilton
Mark Thomas Product Manager (Integrity Product) Facebook
Matthew Jeppson Military and Veterans Affairs JPMorgan Chase
Melissa Bryant Deputy Assistant Secretary Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs
Michael Pett Head of Military & Veteran Programs Uber
Nicola Corzine Executive Director Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
Patrick Brannelly Security Training Engineer Palo Alto Networks
Randy Crader Public Affairs DraftKings
Richard Casper Co-Founder & Executive Director CreatiVets
Robert Louthan CEO Veteran Crowd
Rolanda Small Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Palo Alto Networks
Shayan Mamaghani Technology Analyst Accenture
Sudharsana Srinivasan Influencer Program Manager IBM Z Ecosystem
Tom Anderson Counsel VLP Law Group
Trey Russell Product Management Disney
Tyler Pritchard Web Dev Instructor VetsinTech
X Eyee Product Manager Google

SCHEDULE + SESSIONS

Saturday - April 17, 2021

EMPLOYMENT
EDUCATION
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
10:00am PST
Advice from recruiting and talent executives.
10:00am PST
Why veterans are uniquely positioned to benefit from cyber roles.
11:00am PST
Profile guidance and networking tools.
11:00am PST
Transition support for the fastest growing vet population.
11:00am PST
Setting up your entity, equity and avoiding pitfalls.
12:00pm - 1:00pm PST
Lunch Break
2:00pm PST
Hear from vets who have landed in tech.
2:00pm PST
AI, Machine Learning, Robotics & Drones.
3:00pm PST
How to navigate your job search post service.
3:00pm PST
Using business to create positive outcomes.
4:00pm PST
Learn about various jobs in tech - different roles in a tech company.
4:00pm PST
Web Dev and Cybersecurity.
4:00pm PST
Fundraising options and opportunities for Veterans.
6:00pm PST
Presented by CreatiVets

Sunday - April 18, 2021

9:00am PST
Linkedin Profile and Resume Reviews.

HIGHLIGHTS

This cross-section of military and technology worlds is what makes VetsinTech unique, and makes this annual conference a first of it's kind event that creates opportunities for our military heroes from around the country to gain access to 2 days of opportunities in technology education, employment, and entrepreneurship.

The Invasion merges the two worlds of military and technology and the conference features two groups of attendees:

Veterans and veteran spouses from around the country, in various levels of transition out of their military careers, will convene to receive opportunities for education, employment, and entrepreneurship in the tech industry.

Technology Leaders, Investors, HR & Recruiters, Engineers, and others representing a wide variety of industries with a high-tech focus and communities, will deliver content and lead workshops covering topics for our veterans and their spouses.


MORE INFORMATION: For sponsorship or registration information please contact us at: info@vetsintech.co