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Staying ahead of the curve with Enterprise Hackathons

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Neta Retter

Hackathon Program Manager at Facebook
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Michelle Shi

Project Manager, Strategy & Innovation at Bell
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Brian H. Hough

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Airblock Technologies
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Anu Koshy

Sales Enablement Senior Director and Diversity and Inclusion Head at UST
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Anthony Middleton

Comments Associate at Confluent
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Kenneth Hwang

Program Manager for GRC Labs at MetricStream

Hackathons have changed the way we engage with the technical talent community today. They play a critical role in helping companies fend off disruption in a dog-eat-dog world when it comes to engaging tech talent.

We conducted a virtual panel discussion to bring you valuable techniques, talks & discussions from leading industry experts at Facebook, Bell, and UST Global.

Here’s what the session covered:

  1. How to get started with Hackathons
  2. How to engage your developer ecosystem
  3. Advanced Enterprise Hackathon use cases like:
    • Building your talent brand
    • Improving product adoption
    • Crowdsourcing product ideas
    • Attracting quality talent

And more! Sign up to get expert insights into how enterprise hackathons can benefit you.

  • About the speaker

    Neta Retter leads Facebook’s Global Hackathon program. Before Facebook, Neta worked in hardware design engineering at Broadcom for over a decade, and non-profit robotics programs for kids as part of FIRST Robotics. She is passionate about helping tech companies build diverse and inclusive teams.

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    Neta Retter

    Hackathon Program Manager at Facebook
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    Michelle is a project manager and strategy specialist with a diverse background in business, technology, and the arts. She leads an innovation program and supports strategic planning and client experience projects at Bell. Michelle graduated from McGill University and she is also the co-founder of Kurio Workshops, a platform connecting individuals through unique learning experiences. Michelle has extensive experience building events with a focus on ground-up innovation and collaboration.

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    Michelle Shi

    Project Manager, Strategy & Innovation at Bell
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    Brian H. Hough is a branding strategist, CTO & Co-Founder of Airblock Technologies, Host of the Tech Stack Playbook, and a five-time global hackathon winner. Additionally, he is an AWS Community Builder and is the co-founder of several award-winning open-source tools to keep communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, including CoronaTracker and T-CUBE.

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    Brian H. Hough

    Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Airblock Technologies
  • About the speaker

    Anu brings in two decades of rich and cross-functional experience to UST’s North America new business sales and D&I mission.

     In previous role as a digital client partner, managed large scale digital transformation programs, business development, strategic account management, consulting and corporate programs across geographies, serving a diverse talent pool.

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    Anu Koshy

    Sales Enablement Senior Director and Diversity and Inclusion Head at UST
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    Anthony is a Community Associate at Confluent, the company founded by the original creators of Apache Kafka®.

    He has three years of experience as a community organizer. Driven by personal experience with planning Hackathons and TedxTalks while attending the University of Arizona, he has found a reward in helping others achieve their goals in tech.

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    Anthony Middleton

    Comments Associate at Confluent
  • About the speaker

    Kenneth is experienced in sales and online marketing. He has a solid understanding in the fundamentals of software features, project management, quality assurance, and business development. Naturally curious and quick to learn on applying new technologies to develop better customer satisfaction through product and services. 

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    Kenneth Hwang

    Program Manager for GRC Labs at MetricStream