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CompTIA IT Pro Webinar Examines the Brave New World of IT

Feb 11, 2016

Experts from Spiceworks, the professional network for IT, will highlight essential skills for IT workers

Downers Grove, Ill. – The skills needed to become an indispensable resource in the information technology (IT) workforce will be examined during the next IT Professional Webinar hosted by CompTIA, the nonprofit trade association for the IT industry.

Long Live IT: Essential Skills You Need for the Brave New World” is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. CST on Wednesday, February 17, 2016.

A panel of experts from Spiceworks, the professional network for IT, will share their insights on the unique skills that IT professionals will need for the tech jobs of the future. They’ll also share some best practices advice on searching for and landing the IT job that’s right for you.

“As companies work to get the right mix of technology to achieve their business objectives, they’re also seeking the right mix of tech talent,” said Dr. James Stanger, senior director, product management, CompTIA. “During our webinar we’ll explore what the tech center of the future will look like, as well as the skills and credentials needed to be part of the brave new world of IT.”

Scheduled to speak at the webinar are Jay Hallberg, co-founder, president and chief executive officer at Spiceworks. He’ll be joined by Sanjay Castelino, the company’s vice president of marketing, and Peter Tsai, its IT content marketing manager.

To register for “Long Live IT: Essential Skills You Need for the Brave New World,” visit

With more than two million certifications awarded, CompTIA is the leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications and education for the world’s IT workforce. CompTIA has four IT certification series that test different knowledge standards, from entry-level to expert. Visit to learn more.

About CompTIA

The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a non-profit trade association serving as the voice of the technology industry. With approximately 2,000 member companies, 3,000 academic and training partners, 70,000 registered users 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.

Steven Ostrowski