Type: Panel Discussion
Date: Sep 13 2016
Time: 1:00 p.m. MT
Venue: Denver, Colorado
Zoë Baird, CEO and President, Markle Foundation
David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation
Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympic champion and Internet Essentials spokeswoman
Nancy J. McCallin, Ph.D. President Colorado Community College System
Erik Mitisek, Founder of Denver Startup Week and Executive Director of Project X-ITE
Paul Washington, Executive Director Denver Office of Economic Development
Kelly Brough, CEO Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce (moderator)
Comcast Fireside Chat
Denver Startup Week will convene a fireside chat at the Commons on Champa moderated by Kelly Brough, CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. The event is an opportunity for political, technology and community leaders to discuss closing the middle skills job gap and what role Denver’s entrepreneur community has in linking students and educators with skills-based job opportunities.
Markle CEO and President Zoë Baird will provide an introduction and update on the Skillful Initiative, and describe its purpose and how it is expanding opportunities, training, and a talent pipeline for skills-based jobs.