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Introduced by Technical.ly 2021: Meet these 30 leaders bringing biz-bettering insight on May 13

These expert speakers will share the virtual stage when the daylong conference focused on building better companies returns Thursday, May 13 during the 11th annual Philly Tech Week.

Introduced by Technical.ly 2021 is May 13. (Technical.ly image)
Editor's note: Some sessions and speakers listed here may change before the event.

Building great companies is more complicated than ever. Technical.ly’s annual Introduced conference is a summit of people working to do it better.

The day is for company culture builders from entrepreneurs to people operations pros, and those growing the tech ecosystems where they thrive. Introduced is back on Thursday, May 13, and wow, this thing is all free and all virtual — which means you can dip in for the parts most relevant for your work. Attendees come from across the country, though we’re proudly part of the 11th annual Philly Tech Week presented by Comcast.

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Take a look at the programming below.

What’s Next for Local Innovation Economies? A meta analysis of the last year of surveys, stories and shock (9:30 a.m. ET)

  • Keynote by Christopher Wink, Technical.ly CEO

What Do Local Tech Communities Look like After COVID-19? (10 a.m. ET)

  • Isabelle Kent, Philly Startup Leaders executive director
  • Derek Siler, Flexential
  • Andrea DiGiacomo, Think|Stack

Innovation Lessons From the Frontiers of Healthcare: Penn Case Study (10 a.m. ET)

Where Does People Operations go from Here? (11 a.m. ET)

Fireside Chat: The State of the Employee Experience (11 a.m. ET)

  • Powered by SAP
  • Lloyd Adams, SAP North America East Region SVP and managing director
  • Stephen Mallozzi, Aramark SVP of labor relations and HR transformation

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How Communities Across the Country are Mobilizing to Support Underrepresented Founders (1 p.m. ET)

Real-Life Tips on Employer Brand Marketing (1 p.m. ET)

  • Jason Bannon, Ben Franklin Technology Partners
  • Mandy Poling, Crossbeam

Anonymized Applications and Other Practical DEI Case Studies (2 p.m. ET)

  • Aron Starosta, University City Science Center VP of commercialization and new ventures
  • Shannon Morales, Tribaja CEO
  • Cultured Enuf (speaker TBD)

What’s Your Recruiting Stack? A conversation on the evolving tools for growing great teams (2 p.m. ET)

  • Arran Stewart, Job.com founder and CVO
  • Scott Solomon, One Digital
  • Mary Jantsch, Nextmv

How to Grow Your Innovation Business in Asia via Hong Kong: Case studies from AI and biomedical (3 p.m. ET)

How to Maintain Team Culture During High-Growth Phases (3 p.m. ET)

  • Lisa First-Willis, Truvelop cofounder and CEO
  • Stephan Aarstol, “The Five-Hour Workday” author
  • Raafi Alidina, Frost Included

How has COVID-19 Advanced Stakeholder Capitalism? (4 p.m. ET)

  • Caroline Barlerin, Platypus Advisors founder and CEO
  • Gwyneth Gaul, Comcast senior director
  • Nyra Jordan, American Family Insurance
  • Admas Kanyagia, GitHub Head of Social Impact

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We’ll see you at the Introduced by Technical.ly Conference 2021 on Thursday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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