Where early stage technology professionals meet to learn and continue mapping out their careers in technology, together

Navigating an emerging career in technology is more effective and fun when you have a community of peers helping you map out your routes and direction. This community hosts gatherings for early stage professionals working in the technology sector. Specifically, it brings together those who are 0-7 years into their careers and individuals who have recently made an industry pivot into technology for the first time.

Tech Careers 1.0 members gather together to:

  • Decode how to successfully maneuver within our Minnesota tech ecosystem.
  • Discuss career development strategies.
  • Connect with peers within the technology community that are experiencing similar wins and challenges, and exploring similar questions about how to effectively build a career in technology.
  • Gain access to learn from well-seasoned technology professionals and mentors.

Meet the current Tech Career 1.0 Steering Team:

  • Marit Aaseng, Genesys Works Twin Cities
  • Jeff Aguy, NCXT
  • Tarah Beyers, Target
  • Al Cooley, State of Minnesota
  • Jesse Emerick, Selfesteem Brands
  • Joanna Keyport, Thomson Reuters
  • Jack Hysell, Target
  • Greg Shirbroun, IT Career Lab
  • Jenni Schubert, Best Buy
  • Nick Miller, Prime Therapeutics
  • Awushie Fayose, Target
  • Joshua Wadsworth, Best Buy
  • Dan Chamberlain, Target
  • Yemi Odujole, Target
  • Lu (Kelly) Yang, Optum


Upcoming engagement opportunities:

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Joel Crandall
Vice President, Programs, MnTech
Tech Careers 1.0 Contact
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