WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  May 6, 2015

  In This Issue

WITI Hackathon
WITI Series
WITI Career
WITI Summit
WITI Podcast
WITI Wealth
WITI Webinars
WITI Partner Events
WITI Social Media

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  WITI Network Events

May 12 - Orange County
Be Politically Savvy! How to Successfuly Influence and Communicate with Others
May 12 - Silicon Valley
Fun and Festivities at App World/WITI Meetup
May 14 - Boston
Unique Speed Networking Event
May 19 - Orlando
Wine and Unwind Networking Event
June 16 - San Diego
Building a Great Technical Team
July 23 - Orange County
Emerging Technologies
August 18 - San Diego
CIO Women: Rising to the Top of the IT Stack

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

Internet of Things World
May 12-13, 2015
San Francisco, California
Apps World - North America
May 12-13, 2015
San Francisco, California
TiECon 2015
May 15, 2015
Santa Clara, California
Maker Faire Bay Area
May 16-17, 2015
San Mateo, California
MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
May 20, 2015
Cambridge, Massachusetts
What your IT Staff Wants to Know and is Afraid to Ask
May 21, 2015
Newton, Massachusetts
EOP'S STEM Diversity Career Expo Washington, DC
May 29, 2015
Washington, District of Columbia

More Partner Events

  WITI Member Discounts

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Los Angeles, CA 90064

  WITI Virtual Hackathon

IBM and WITI have partnered together for the first ever WITI Hackathon! This will be an international code-a-thon where developers, scientists, students, entrepreneurs and educators gather to build applications, software, hardware, data visualization and platform solutions focused on Internet of Things and wearables.

Registration open until 5/25. Projects must be submitted by the 5/27 deadline.

Register Now!

Don't Miss Today's WITI Hackathon Webinar!

  WITI Series

Being a Prisoner of Hope, Trapped in a False Reality
by Tom Panaggio

Hope can be a deceptive reality, especially when our expectations of leadership and business have been shaped by an intense desire to succeed.


  WITI Career

Elevating the conversation: How to better communicate with business
by Marian F. Cook

A new spring is an opportunity to reflect. For me, how IT positions itself within the business is top of mind. How are we communicating our value to the rest of the organization?


  WITI 2015 Summit

Early VIP Registration $895.00 ($795.00 for Members) $995 Reg Price. $1295 at door.

And when you register today, receive a 1 year WITI Membership! For more info or to register

Keynote Speakers Include

  • Patricia Arquette - Actor, Humanitarian
  • Tiffani Bova - Vice President And Distinguished Analyst, Gartner
  • Linda Bernardi - Chief Innovation Officer/Cloud & Internet of Things, IBM
  • Sandy Carter - General Manager/Cloud Ecosystem & Developers, And Social Business Evangelist, IBM
  • John Bates - Founder & CEO Executive, Speaking Success
  • Jennifer Brace - User Experience Engineering Supervisor, Ford Motor Company
  • Maria Olson - Vice President, Global Alliances, Netapp
  • Eddie Pate - VP Culture, Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, Avanade
  • Susan Pignataro, GM/Customer Experience Solutions Group, Cisco Systems
  • Rebecca Scholl, SVP, Strategy & Marketing/High Tech, Xerox Corporation
  • Candace Worley, Senior Vice President & GM/Endpoint Security, McAfee, Inc.
  • Click Here for complete list of speakers

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      WITI Member Podcasts

    Episode 9 of Season 2 of My Crazy Office
    by Kathi Elster and Katherine Crowley

    In episode 11 of Season 2 titled, Interviews. We offer solid advice regarding job interviews. Learn how to prepare for interviews and what to ask. We also discuss what a manager should look for when hiring the best candidate for a position.

    YouTube: http://bit.ly/1BRucTI
    iTunes: http://apple.co/1BEcuRY
    Soundcloud: http://bit.ly/1BEaitF

      WITI Wealth

    The 3 C's of Reducing Costs in College
    by Natalie Pace

    Education is the highest correlating factor with income. Americans with a Master's Degree or higher earn twice as much (or more) than those with only a high school diploma. Read More...

    Register for Natalie's WITI Teleclass That Starts Today!

      WITI Webinars

    How to Find Work in the 21st Century
    Presenter: Dr. Charles Michael Austin  |  Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

    The working world of the 21st century is a freelance marketplace. Whatever work you do, you need to be constantly marketing yourself...

      This Webinar is FREE for WITI Members! Details!

      Join WITI @ IoT World

    2nd Annual Internet of Things World
    May 12-13, 2015  |  San Francisco, CA

    Internet of Things World 2015 is the world's largest and most comprehensive IoT event. With a focus on monetizing the IoT revolution through bringing together ecosystem wide attendees, stakeholders and investors, Internet of Things World is a unique opportunity to promote your IoT message right in the heartland of IoT development.

      Join WITI @ Apps World

    Apps World North America
    May 12-13, 2015  |  San Francisco, CA

    With over 10,000 developers, mobile marketers, mobile operators, device manufacturers, platform owners and industry professionals expected for 11 different targeted workshop tracks, speed networking, one to one meetings, parties, tackling a spectrum of issues across the app ecosystem.

    Come visit us at our Booth 114 to listen to our Power chats & 10 Women Startups featured in the Women in Tech Village 201

      Join WITI @ TiEcon

    TiEcon 2015
    May 15, 2015  |  Santa Clara, CA

    TiEcon is where the world's wealth connects with technology stealth to create an energizing environment for start-ups to take off. The largest global gathering of entrepreneurship, it brings together Silicon Valley's diverse, dynamic, and expert ecosystem to ignite and display disruptive technology innovation.

    WITI members who register before April 30th can get up to 65% off the normal ticket price. Please call (408-465-0313) or email Sonali to register for the conference.

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