Tech all-stars Chad Dickerson (Etsy), Alexis Ohanian (reddit), Bre Pettis (MakerBot), and Aaron Shapiro (Huge), along with Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC's New Tech City, help kick off a week-long series of free events to connect the tech, creative, and academic communities in the Brooklyn Tech Triangle.
In collaboration with Downtown Brooklyn's colleges and more than 30 participating companies and incubators, Tech Triangle U will take place April 21-27 and feature an entrepreneurship symposium, mentorship hackathon, career panel sessions, and open office week. Also, follow @TechTriangleU on Twitter for all the latest updates.
Go to http://brooklyntechtriangle.com/tech-u/ for details and registration.
Specific Panel being hosted at the Polytechnic School of Engineering:
Recent Graduate Panel
Recent alumni from Tech Triangle colleges discuss how they launched their careers.
April 23, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
5 MetroTech Center
Sherilyn Ferdinand (NYU)
Condé Nast, Interactive Producer
RamenBerry Studio, Founder
Daniel Saynt (Berkeley College)
The Socialyte Collective, Founder + Creative Director
Danny Shaw (NYC College of Technology, CUNY)
The Comb + Beauty Beat Box, Co-Founder
Colleen Stufflebeem (Pratt)
BuzzFeed, Creative Strategist
Brian Von Ancken (Brooklyn Law School)
Tough Mudder, Associate Counsel
Andrew Zarick (LIU Brooklyn)
Digital DUMBO, CEO + Co-Founder
Christopher Wink (moderator)
Technical.ly Brooklyn, Co-founder + Editor