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Philly Tech Week 2017

Philly Tech Week 2017 is a week-long celebration of technology and innovation happening throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. There’s something for everyone!

The 7th annual Philly Tech Week took place April 28 - May 6, 2017. Never been to Philly Tech Week? Check out 2015’s recap video

Save the Date! Philly Tech Week 2018 will happen April 27 through May 5.

Highlights

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Track Conferences

Philly Tech Week is organized into 7 different tracks (Creative, Access, Dev, Civic, Business, Media and Sciences). You can search for events that match your interests by clicking on one of the track icons.

Technical.ly also organizes Conference Days focused around some of these tracks. Click on the “Get Conference Tickets” button to learn more.

  • The strategy around technology coverage & promotion. Think: content marketing, digital marketing strategy, social networks.
  • Where programmers, designers, developers and project managers come together. Think: coding, front and back-end development, and more.
  • The startup and business community conversation. Think: venture capital, startups, bootstrapping, entrepreneur stories.
  • Where leaders in healthcare, the sciences, economic development, public health and academia come together. Think: commercialized technology, creating connectivity, influencing policy.
  • Where art and technology collide. Think: video games, digital art, community initiatives.
  • Discussing diversity and education issues that affect everyday citizens. Think: digital divide, digital education.
  • The impact of technology on government and civil society. Think: digital media, civic hacking, open data.

Map of Events

What’s happening where

Speakers

Find out where these awesome speakers will be throughout the week!

Robert Moore

Robert J. Moore is the head of Magento Analytics at Magento Commerce and the Chairman of Stitch. He was previously co-founder and CEO of RJMetrics, a SaaS business intelligence company with the mission of inspiring and empowering data-driven people. RJMetrics was acquired by Magento Commerce in 2016.

Moore's writing about technology, startups, and data has appeared in The New York Times, Forbes, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, and numerous other publications.

Outside of the tech scene, Moore is an improv comedy performer at Philly Improv Theater and a Trustee of the Glassboro Education Foundation, a nonprofit committed to supporting educational innovation in his hometown school district.



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Victor Yocco

Victor is a Research Director at EY Intuitive. Victor writes and speaks on the application of psychology to design, and topics related to user research. Victor is the author of Design for the Mind, a book on the application of psychology to design, and numerous articles for A List Apart, Smashing Magazine, UX Booth, and many other publications.

Now celebrating three years of sobriety, Victor also writes and speaks about tech's culture promoting alcohol use. He has written on this topic for Model View Culture and Technical.ly Philly. You can follow Victor on Twitter @victoryocco or connect with him on LinkedIn.



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Roee Adler

Roee Adler is the Head of Digital at WeWork, leading the company's digital technology products and strategy. Prior to WeWork, Roee was the Chief Product Officer at Soluto, where he ran product, marketing and business development, and led the team's launch at TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2010 (where Soluto won the startup battlefield). Soluto was acquired by Asurion in 2013.

Roee started programming at the age of 10. After leading a software development group in the Israeli army for 5 years, he worked as a device driver developer for Envara (acquired by Intel, 2004). Since then, Roee has managed product design and development in several industries, including: water technology (Miya, Arison Group), location-based services (AeroScout, acquired by Stanley Black & Decker, 2012), and music (Neocraft, where Roee was co-founder).

Roee is married to Avital, a brain scientist. He holds a BA in Computer Science (summa cum laude) and an MBA in Finance from IDC Herzliya.

  • See more at: https://www.crunchbase.com/person/roee-adler#sthash.lVXR2Feu.dpuf


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Gloria Bell

Gloria Bell brings over 30 years of successful business operations, communications, event management, and entrepreneurial experience, to her roles as Co-Founder and Operations Director of The Women In Tech Summit and as an advisor to TechGirlz.

In addition to these roles, Gloria provides social media consulting services to businesses and non-profits. She is a frequent speaker on a multitude of social media and women in technology topics and is a guest lecturer and Adjunct Professor of Social Media Strategy at Drexel University.

Gloria is known as a strong advocate for women in technology, a passionate social media practitioner, entrepreneur, and volunteer. Demonstrating her commitment to the social media and entrepreneurial community, Gloria has served on the Chapter Board of Social Media Club Philadelphia and on the Philly StartUp Leaders Leadership Team as the Events Director. She has also served as a mentor for Lean Startup Machine and Startup Weekend, and as organizer of PodCamp Philly, PodCamp East and Content Camp.

When she is not working to build and grow the community of women in technology, learning more about writing code, studying the latest technology in the social media marketing space, or tweeting away as @gloriabell, she is behind the lens of her camera, in the kitchen baking, digging in her garden, or spending time with her sons or friends.



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Roopak Majmudar

Roopak studied Computer Engineering and has an MBA and an MA in International Studies from the Wharton School. Roopak is the founder of 2 companies and been involved with numerous other startups, mostly of the failing variety. He is now the Chief Technical and Strategic Advisor to the Head of Engineering at Venmo. Roopak spends his spare time changing his son's diapers and taking his family on road trips. Roopak has been to over 70 countries and is looking forward to hitting the century mark in the next few years!



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Khai Tran

Khai Tran, a Vietnamese immigrant raised in Camden, NJ, is a serial entrepreneur involved in Camden’s Revitalization. He is the Founder of Owner’s Magazine, a digital publication for startups and entrepreneurs, CEO of Waterfront Ventures, an organization dedicated to bringing 100+ startups and businesses to Camden, and cofounder of Waterfront Lab, coworking space, innovation hub and community center providing businesses moving into Camden office and event space. Khai’s goal is to empower Camden students and residents with resources, jobs, and internships, and opportunities to grow.



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Juliana Reyes Technically

Juliana Reyes has been covering the Philadelphia tech scene since 2012. She's co-president of the Asian American Journalists Association Philadelphia chapter and a two-time Philadelphia News Award winner for "Community Reporting of the Year." The Bryn Mawr College grad lives in West Philly, likes her food spicy and wears jumpsuits often.



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Jumoke Dada

Jumoke Dada is a technologist, strategist, and philanthropist who recently launched her first platform: Tech Women Network. Jumoke is the principal of Signature RED and a tech consultant with 14+ years of corporate I.T. where she held roles as an application developer, business and systems analyst, and project manager. Jumoke -aka- the Technista has also used her knack for marketing and planning over the years to help women through the process of reinvention. She has hosted several fun yet educational workshops through her "Legally AMBITIOUS" series which included events like Networking 101, Golf 101, Cars 101, Build iOS Mobile Apps 101, Rails Girls Philadelphia, and more. She is also passionate about giving back to the community therefore during the summer she provides care packages and advice to girls entering their freshmen year of college through Project ALOE. She holds a B.S. of Computer and Information Sciences and Scrum Master Certification. She has been featured in several media outlets because of her professional and community work. To learn more visit jumokedada.com or follow her at @jumokedada on Twitter.



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Sponsors

Philly Tech Week wouldn’t be possible without our amazing sponsors. Opportunities are still available. Check out our Sponsorship Prospectus and email business@technical.ly for more info.

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