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5 Question Presenter Interview: “The Leadership Edge” with Jim Schiel

We interviewed the presenter James Schiel as to reasons why you should register to: “The Leadership Edge – Leadership Skills That Can Change Your Life and Your World.”  Why are you passionate about this topic? There is so much potential in the world for passionate, engaged, motivated people doing amazing, innovative work for other people. However, […]

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5 Question Presenter Interview: “Comp TIA Network +” and “CompTIA Security +” with Kathleen Malin

We interviewed the presenter Kathleen Malin as to reasons why you should register to: “Comp TIA Network +” and “CompTIA Security +.”  Why are you passionate about this topic? Both CompTIA Networking + and Security + are perfect certifications for someone starting a career in technology. I’ve been teaching technology certification classes for over 15 years. I really enjoy […]

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5 Question Presenter Interview: “Accountability: The Choice to be Responsible” and “Vision and Execution” with Tim Hebert

We interviewed the presenter Tim Hebert as to reasons why you should register to: “Accountability: The Choice to be Responsible” and “Vision and Execution.”  Why are you passionate about this topic?  Accountability: The Choice to be Responsible: I believe in the magic of dreams coming true. So many of us have these incredible and exciting visions of our future but […]

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5 Question Presenter Interview: Telephone Systems, End-of-Life Notifications & What to Do Next

The presentation “Telephone Systems, End-of-Life Notifications & What to Do Next” is in partnership with Vertikal 6. We interviewed the presenters: Bill Mitchell and Nicole Courtemanche for reasons why you should register to this event. Why are you passionate about this topic? There will be many well-known manufacturer brands that will be “end of life” within the next five […]

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Safety Settings to Secure Your Email Communications

  5 Questions for Kim and Doug of OSHEAN  The presentation “Safety Settings to Secure Your Email Communications” is in partnership with OSHEAN. We interview the presenters: Doug Alexander, Manager, Member Services Advocacy, and Kim Cournoyer, Information Security Engineer at OSHEAN for reasons why you should register to this event.  Why are you passionate about this topic?  Doug: The Internet […]

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5 Questions with “Your Kinda Genius”: Your Kinda Genius Program Overview: Prepare to Revolutionize Your Workplace

Your Kinda Genius answers for Tech Collective Blog (2 pages)    The presentation “Your Kinda Genius Program Overview: Prepare to Revolutionize Your Workplace” is an introduction to the following three events in this series (Listening: An Underrated Superpower, Resiliency: The Core of Your Success, and Clarity: Map an Unpredictable Future ). We interviewed the presenters Linda Pritcher & Christine Higgins (the principal consultants […]

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Five Questions With: Joe Devine

By Susan Shalhoub Joe Devine is the executive director of Tech Collective in Providence, which held a virtual-reality summer camp this past summer, buoyed by state and private-industry grants, technology partners such as Microsoft Corp., as well as local organizations. The result of that camp was vLEAP, a successful virtual-learning platform for public high school students, which showed how […]

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Welcome Tuni Schartner and Todd Knapp as Tech Collective’s Newest Board Members

The Tech Collective is pleased to announce that Tuni Schartner, Executive Director at District Hall/Venture Café Providence, and Todd Knapp, Owner of Envision Technology Advisors, have joined their Board of Directors.  The Tech Collective’s Board is comprised of 20 top leaders in technology, business, and higher education in Rhode Island.  The board provides leadership and guidance for the programs and initiatives that the Tech […]

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