Opening Acts 2018—Do you have the skills?

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A technology career has multiple stages that one goes through from their first internship or admin job to senior technical positions or into the executive ranks, but each stage has its own special skillset.  During our 1pm panel on 2018 Skills for Engineers/Architects/IT Executives at Opening SkillsActs 2018 we will talk through what it takes to grow your career. Equally important, we’ll discuss why sometimes you have to evaluate if the next level is right for you or if a change of perspective (to sales, to product management/development, or to a different specialty) is the next step in your career.  Learn from the group if more education has mattered, or if it has been mentorship or some other form of growth that has helped their career.

Join a star-studded group of panelists that have done everything from running their own companies to being in sales to product management to hands-on technical, and everywhere in between.  I have the pleasure of moderating this panel and will weave in a little of my transition from system admin to sales to product to executive ranks, and we will compare and contrast each of our stories. Take a look at the amazing list of panelists below and if you have questions you know you want asked please click the link below to submit questions.

AJ Kuftic

VMware Architect – Highmark Inc.

@ajkuftic
Sean Massey Senior Technical Architect – AHEAD @seanpmassey
Keith Townsend Solutions Architect – VMware @CTOAdvisor
Rawlinson Rivera Global Field CTO – Cohesity @PunchingClouds
Rebecca Fitzhugh Technical Marketing Engineer – Rubrik @RebeccaFitzhugh
Rick Crisci Trainer/Author/Owner – TrainerTests @vRick31

Moderated by: Michael Letschin, Field CTO – Nexenta @mletschin

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