We are THRILLED to announce our Inaugural Speaker Series, featuring the Senior Vice President of Engineering at Bitly, Pete Miron.
Join us for an in depth interview where Pete will give his inspirational story to developers hoping to one day be in a CTO or VP role. The meetup will consist of a 45 minute interview where Pete will describe his background, a general direction on how he became a SVP, behind the scenes of being a SVP at Bitly, and advice to aspiring CTOs and VPs. Following the interview, we will open up the event to a Q & A session for the audience to ask any remaining questions and network with Pete.
7:00pm- Networking with FREE food & FREE wine/beer/soda
7:30pm: Interview Begins
8:15pm: Q & A Session from Audience & Networking
20% of the Ticket Proceeds will be donated to the children @CampInteractive.
CampInteractive (CI) is a not-for-profit organization that empowers inner-city youth through the inspiration of the outdoors and the creative power of technology.
A Brief Biography:
Pete Miron, SVP of Engineering at Bitly since May, 2012 where he's expanding the team to move from an essential piece of internet infrastructure to building great social media sharing, saving, analysis and discovery products customers love. Pete builds teams focused on quickly delivering products and features to large numbers of adoring fans.
Prior to Bitly, Pete joined Knewton as CTO in 2008, where he built a team that delivered a continuously adaptive education system for test prep, math readiness and now integrated with major education publishers. The Knewton team delivered products that helped students get into the schools of their dreams, and vastly improve the likelihood that other college students will graduate. In 2011, Knewton was named: a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, one of the World's 50 Most Innovative Tech Companies by FastCompany and in 2010, one of Crain's 50 Best Places to Work in NYC.
Pete also led teams to deliver innovative products in Telecom (Vonage) and Brokerage (Datek).
Pete holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art History from Syracuse University.