EdgeLink to Host Expert Panel at Portland Startup Week

by Mark Schacter on January 30, 2015 in Start-up Hiring Strategy

Portland Startup Week

EdgeLink is excited to be hosting an event at the Portland Startup Week, taking place February 2 – 6, 2015. EdgeLink’s event, “Learn from the Experts – Strategies for Building a World-Class Tech Team,” will be at 11am on Thursday, February 5.

Portland’s Startup Week is a conference that focuses on entrepreneurship in the community.  The event presents opportunities to learn from guest speakers, community leaders and fellow entrepreneurs. From panels and discussions to networking and happy hours, Portland Startup Week is essentially a celebration of the community’s entrepreneurial spirit.

EdgeLink’s event will host a discussion on the challenges of building a world-class tech team in the Portland market. EdgeLink’s Direct Hire Services Manager, Mark Schacter, will moderate this panel of experts, which includes:

Claire Hernandez: Director of Customer Support at Puppet Labs
Mike Portwood: Vice President of Engineering at Eid Passport
Christian Casebeer: Senior Vice President of Technology at InComm Digital Solutions
Josh Friedman: Founder at Eleven Wireless and NedSpace

These business leaders will share their insight on building top tech teams within Portland-based organizations. They will discuss best practices, the effects of growth on culture, and how to avoid costly hiring mistakes.

To learn more and register for this event, click here.

Event Details:
Learn from the Experts – Strategies for Building a World-Class Tech Team
Thursday, February 5th
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Doors open at 10:30
Mercy Corp Building
45 SW Ankeny St.
Portland, OR 97204