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Startup Milwaukee Launches New Event Series Focused on Building Southeast Wisconsin’s Tech Community

Code + Craft Brews will provide a forum for the region's technology leaders and talent to exchange ideas on how to build the region's tech economy.

By - Aug 23rd, 2017 01:11 pm
Good City Brewing. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.Good City Brewing. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

Good City Brewing. Photo by Jeramey Jannene.

Milwaukee, WI – Startup Milwaukee hopes to help build and strengthen the local tech community with their Code + Craft Brews quarterly event series.

Code + Craft Brews will highlight local technology leaders who are having a significant impact in their organization as well as the broader the tech community in Southeast Wisconsin. Code + Craft Brews will provide a forum for executives and technologists to share best practices on attracting, retaining and managing tech talent.

“Milwaukee already has several amazing events that focus on helping the tech community share best practices around specific technologies” said Matt Cordio, Founder & President of Startup Milwaukee & Skills Pipeline. “Our goal with Code + Craft Brews is to convene technologists, tech executives and community leaders to discuss how to attract and retain technology talent in the region.”

The first Code + Craft Brews event will be hosted at Good City Brewing‘s new “Good City Hall” event space. The event will feature a fireside chat with Emilia Sherifova, Vice President of Enterprise Architecture & Engineering at Northwestern Mutual. Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual Sherifova was CTO of LearnVest a financial planning startup acquired by Northwestern Mutual in 2015.

Sherifova will discuss her role in Northwestern Mutual’s digital transformation and her experiences building and leading technology teams at startups and large enterprises.

Code + Craft Brews events are free and open to the public. Software Engineers, Technology Company Executives and community leaders are encouraged to attend.

People are encouraged to register for the event immediately, as space is limited: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/code-craft-brews-w-emilia-sherifova-northwestern-mutual-tickets-37148772980

ABOUT OUR HOSTS 

Startup Milwaukee is building and networking Southeast Wisconsin’s high-growth startup community. Learn more about our Startup Milwaukee at StartupMKE.org.

Skills Pipeline helps companies grow through helping them access the top digital talent in the Midwest. We help technology professionals grow by helping them find meaningful work opportunities. To learn more about Skills Pipeline visit, SkillsPipeline.com.

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