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Saturday, March 12 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
That's Not My Job: Being A Career Generalist

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In corporate America people say: "That's not my job!" employees specialize and have a deep knowledge in a couple areas. But for those who want to don't want to specialize the role of being a generalist can be a rewarding experience. These individuals are early employees at a start because they are capable of learning skills quickly, knowing how to complement their teammates skill sets, and stay focused and motivated in order to build out a prototype and a business. We'll cover how to build a career as a generalist, recruit them, and keep them motivated.

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Noah Kagan

Chief SumoAppSumo.comNoah Kagan is one of the top rated burrito connoisseurs across the globe.
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Rebecca Sinclair

Sr Designer, Design ResearchIDEORebecca Sinclair believes that the best way to predict the future is to design it, and that the best approach to design is with a focus on desirability. This has led her to tackle increasingly diverse challenges, starting in digital consumer experiences... Read More →
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Jesse Taggert

Design & ProdBizeeBee IncJesse has designed over 40 museum exhibits, assembled fish detectors, managed an art gallery, handled shrunken heads, consulted with small businesses and startups and run Citizen Space a coworking space in San Francisco. She currently helps BizeeBee plan... Read More →
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Poornima Vijayashanker

FounderFemgineerGrowing up in the age of the personal computer revolution, Poornima Vijayashanker double majored in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Duke University. After graduating she moved out West to be in the heart of tech, Silicon Valley.

Saturday March 12, 2011 5:00pm - 6:00pm CST
Hilton, Salon D

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