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Big Data Committee MtgPOSTPONED

April 4, 2018


11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Program

VT/UVA Northern Virginia Center
7054 Haycock Rd, Room 214
Falls Church, VA

Learn from the Experts - How to Effectively Recruit Data Specialists!
Recruiting tech and data savvy millennials is not easy. Retaining them may be even harder. Attend this event and learn how to approach, hire and retain millennials by creating partnerships with universities, creating flexible and mind-challenging jobs, and building internal/supportive connections. During the event, our experienced keynote speaker and expert panel will discuss effective strategies for recruiting the talent needed in the big data and analytics area.

Keynote Speaker:

Bill Imada, Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer, IW Group, Inc.
Imada has conducted 15 field trips for millennials and met with over 100 directors and managers. He has identified effective recruiting strategies companies use and what obstacles and opportunities they face. Gain valuable insights that will help you recruit!


Eric Driscoll, VP of Americas Professional Services, Cloudera
Driscoll has extensive experience successfully recruiting data analytics talent.

Reggie Leonard, Assistant Director of Career Services, Data Science Institute, UVA
Leonard is responsible for providing specialized career support to the M.S. in Data Science students through the Data Science Institute.

Scott McJunkin, Founder, Achievely
McJunkin has one belief, that millennials want to make huge impacts on their lives and the lives around them. Problem is, millennials are not always understood.


David Gagliano, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, General Dynamics Information Technology Global Solutions Division