Preparing for & Competing with the ‘Tech Titans of China’

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 18:00

Last August, the Economist argued that there is a new geography of innovation in a cover story titled, “Peak Valley.” Looming large in this new geography is China. They’ve transformed their economy from that of a low-cost manufacturer to a cutting-edge innovator. With their “9-9-6” de facto weekly work schedule, China’s tech companies are relentless in their pursuit of success, and it shows.

Go-To-Market Strategies for Large School Districts

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 14:30

Position your edtech innovation for success by learning from individuals that know large, urban districts best.

Dr. Tommy Chang is an education leader who has worked across the country, most recently serving as the Superintendent of Boston Public Schools from 2015-18.

Jim Mylen has worked with the largest school districts in the country as an advisor at Emerson Collective and a sales executive for Amplify, McGraw-Hill, the Princeton Review and other leading education companies.

INTRO TO THE BOSTON STARTUP COMMUNITY

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 18:30

Join us for a panel discussion with Boston's top community organizers and get an exclusive inside look into the startup culture that’s rapidly growing in the city.

Why it Matters?
In Boston, new tech solutions are emerging every day to improve our lives, spanning industries from biotech and real estate to wellness-tech and social impact. This has opened up countless opportunities for jobs and career development in the city, but breaking in is not always easy.

LET'S BREAK IT DOWN: DATA SCIENCE VS. DATA ANALYTICS

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 18:30

What exactly is Data Science and why does it matter? How does it differ from Data analytics, and where do the two overlap?

We live in a world with seemingly infinite data, and there are numerous opportunities available in understanding its language. Data Science and Data Analytics are two of the hottest jobs in the market right now, and no matter what your industry, learning how to harness the power of data will drive innovation and key decision-making. But what makes Data Science & Data Analytics differ?

CONNECTED TRAVEL: HOW TECH IS TRANSFORMING WHERE, HOW, & WHY WE TRAVEL

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 18:30

Emerging technologies are transforming how we discover new places, plan travel, and share our experiences with others — paving the way for new business ideas, opportunities, and emerging trends. Booking flights, finding travel accommodations, and looking up the best itinerary spots to hit are easier than ever with the advancement in technology within the travel industry.

BREAK INTO PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 18:30

Product managers are essential to getting great ideas off the ground and into market. Our panel of product-minded pros share their experiences on the job, what skills you need to be successful in the role, and insight on how best to break into the field. Plus, they’ll offer insider guidance on what local product communities and meetups to keep your eye on. Find out if this cross-functional role is right for you.

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