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With Brittany Baker (Alumni Experience Strategist, Galvanize).
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 03:00 PM   Absolutely Free   Online

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Learn about common equity types in the tech industry, terminology, & determining value in a compensation package.
About this event
Description: There are several kinds of equity used in the tech industry as incentive to retain employees. Some packages are more generous than others, & the kind of equity you are offered will vary. This talk will describe common questions you should ask when equity is part of a compensation package, terminology you might see, a brief description of some of the tax implications, & determining the value of the equity for negotiation purposes. The webinar will finish with a Q&A session if time allows.

About the Speaker: Ian Douglas has been a professional developer for over 25 years in various roles in the tech industry from customer support to Director level management. He's worked at early-stage startups through mid-sized companies. He has conducted thousands of interviews (real interviews & mock interviews), & has been involved in career coaching & interview preparation training for over 7 years. He is a top interviewer on, taught at the Turing School of Software & Design for 4 years, & is currently the Director of Engineering Learning at Stream, powering live chat & news feeds in applications. Ian live streams interview preparation tips & panel discussions twice a week on Sundays & Thursdays on, & provides lots of free material at

About the Moderator: Brittany Baker is currently the Alumni Experience Strategist at Galvanize. Prior to Galvanize, she worked in higher education at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) & lived in both New York City & Abu Dhabi for five years. During her time at NYUAD, she advised students, planned international trips, & co-taught a leadership & public speaking class. She loves collaborating & working with others to help them reach their goals.
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