San Jose, Calif. – The Computing Technology Industry Association, a non-profit trade association for the information technology (IT) industry, today released details about its upcoming program Next Gen IT: The 2016 Tech Job Outlook, presented with the support of the California Technology Council.
WHAT: The program will examine the critical regional, state and national needs for technology workers. Thought leaders from the public and private sectors will offer expert analysis and insight into the IT job market prospects for 2016 and beyond.
WHEN: Thursday, January 14, 2016, 11 a.m. PST.
WHERE: Tech Museum of Innovation, 201 South Market Street, San Jose.
WHO: Scheduled speakers include:
- Todd Thibodeaux, president and CEO, CompTIA
- Barrie Hathaway, Executive Director, The Stride Center
- Luther Jackson, Economic Stimulus Manager, NOVA Workforce Investment
- Amy Kardel, Chief Administrative Officer, Clever Ducks and Member, CompTIA Board of Directors
- Steve Wright, Director & Sector Navigator, Information Communications Technologies (ICT) and Digital Media, California Community Colleges
- Dr. James Stanger, Senior Director, Products, CompTIA
WHY ATTEND: Storylines to be covered during the program include:
- The new IT skills that are needed due to the ongoing evolution of technology solutions and business practices.
- How companies are altering their strategies in the search for new tech hires.
- Innovative programs and strategies that are working to fill the pipeline for tech workers.
- Why credentialing and professional certification makes a difference.
To RSVP for Next Gen IT: The 2016 Tech Job Outlook, contact
Director, Corporate Communications
CompTIA is a non-profit trade association serving as the voice of the IT industry. With approximately 2,000 member companies, 3,000 academic and training partners and more than two million IT certifications issued, CompTIA is dedicated to advancing industry growth through educational programs, market research, networking events, professional certifications and public policy advocacy. To learn more, visit CompTIA online, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
The California Technology Council (CTC) is a technology trade association serving innovators from all industry sectors in the state of California. Every day, CTC delivers value through a set of member benefits essential to running a technology company. CTC looks for opportunities to support business development and access to markets for members through its initiatives, events and content. CTC advocates for an aspirational Innovation Agenda for California.