Upcoming Seminars

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School16 is an education program designed to help you understand the types of jobs in tech that are the best fit for you, what's currently in high demand, how each role functions, and what skills you need to develop to land a fulfilling job in this sector. In addition to our 8 week Technology Career Acceleration program, each week we also feature free seminars with expert speakers that provide unique insight into their background and area of expertise.

Becoming A Product Leader in Tech

Upcoming Event

Live Seminar
Oct. 14th, 6:00 PM EST
Maggie Crowley
Director of Product at Drift
About the session

School16 presents a live seminar with Maggie Crowley, Director of Product Management at Drift. She is also the host of #Build on Seeking Wisdom, a podcast focused on how to build products better. Prior to her role in heading up product, Maggie was a US Olympian and got her MBA from Harvard Business School. In this seminar, Maggie will walk us through her career transition into Product Management, discuss what she looks for when recruiting for product managers on her team, and what it takes to succeed in this competitive role.

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Juan Figuera
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Nicole Delany
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Megan Taylor
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Brett Michaels
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Keisha Johnson
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July 8th, 6:00 PM EST

Keisha will discuss how her role utilizes both technical and non-technical skillsets to make informed product decisions and how she transitioned into Product from a Business Analyst role.

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Rose Spicer
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Mona Bijoor
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June 24th, 6:00 PM EST

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Prabha Dublish
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Kevin "KD" Dorsey
VP of Inside Sales at PatientPop
May 27th, 6:00 PM EST

KD will lead a session on entering the growing discipline of inside sales and how top reps quickly get promoted to management and leadership roles at technology startups

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