INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAREER PATH
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Industry News and Updates
Chamber Vegas Trip Focused on Technology
October 17, 2019 (Courtesy: JAX Daily Record) JAX Chamber’s three-day trip to Las Vegas was all about data and automation. From Sept. 18-20, the 136 members who attended the group’s annual trip to different cities focused on technologies for autonomous vehicle transportation, said chamber President and CEO Daniel Davis. Leaders wanted to understand how Las Vegas uses one of the largest data centers in the U.S. to improve traffic flow and road safety. Las Vegas was awarded ...
Melinda Gates is donating $1B to speed up gender equity in America
October 10, 2019 (Courtesy: cnet.com) Melinda Gates on Wednesday said she's donating $1 billion over the next 10 years to the cause of expanding gender equality in the US. Gates' investment firm Pivotal Ventures will give money to partners focusing on three priorities: dismantling the barriers to women's professional advancement, fast-tracking women in sectors like tech and government, and encouraging shareholders, consumers, and employees to ramp up pressure on organizations that n...
Meet Brian Allen, IT Industry Manager
Brian Allen was born and raised in Jacksonville, and graduated from UNF, initially with a BA in Education and later with a Master of Business Administration.
Brian began his career as a teacher and athletic coach in Duval County Public Schools and eventually found his way in to the Mortgage Industry, working both as a Mortgage Broker and then as a Mortgage Loan Officer for both BBVA Compass and TD Bank. He has a total of 13 years of mortgage banking experience in both mortgage origination and mortgage servicing. During the most recent recession, Brian’s employer closed operations and he found employment with Fidelity National Information Services as a Quality Assurance Analyst, testing multiple enterprise applications.
Brian currently serves as both the Finance and Information Technology Sector Managers for CareerSource NEFL.
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