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Techtonic: Leadership Networking

22nd Sep 2022 6:00pm - 8:30pm Hosted by BJSS

BJSS invites all leaders to join us in an exploration of the unique world of tech leadership.

From startup to enterprise, whether you’re a Tech/Test lead, Delivery/Engineering Manager or have a passion for tech leadership – come and join us as we share our experiences.

It’s not all business though, with gin tasting and canapés to sparck the conversation. A relaxed environment where you can meet like-minded individuals and gain insight into solutions that businesses require today.

 

Speakers:

 

Sarah BakerHead of Technology at Sky

Sarah is a vibrant and inspirational technology leader. She is currently Head of Technology at Sky and has delivery responsibility for a wide range of Sky’s digital products, that are created out the technical hub at Leeds Dock. Before being involved with delivery management at Sky Sarah enjoyed a successful career as a test analyst and lead at a number of high profile organisations such as the NHS, William Hill and Sky Bet.

 

Rich McIntyreChief Engineer

Rich has been a developer for over 20 years, lived and worked in Japan for 15, and has been involved in tech leadership in enterprise settings since 2015. He delights in seeing innovation being brought to the table by talented individuals and his passion for software engineering has led him to be co-organiser of several tech focussed community groups such as LeedsJS and Yorkshire Fullstack.

 

Agenda

18:00 – Welcome drinks

18:30 – Introduction; Thoughts on technical leadership – Sarah Baker

18:35 – Gin tasting, networking & canapés

19:15 – Mentoring future technical leaders – Rich McIntyre

19:20 – More Gin tasting, networking and canapés

20:30 – Close

22nd Sep 2022 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Hosted by BJSS
1 Whitehall Quay, Leeds, LS1 4HR
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