October 21st, 2013, marks our 6th job fair! Meet the teams from hiring startups and learn about the difference you could make as a designer or developer. Keynote speaker Brent Turner of Code Fellows will drop some nuggets of wisdom, and you’ll also get to hear from each of the participating companies about what they’re up to and why working for them is awesome.
Name tags will be coordinated by ticket type. Tickets will be available for $12 at the door. Get a Real Job Fair is proud to be a part of Seattle Startup Week: a week of events showcasing our startup community.
Keynote Speaker Brent Turner
Brent Turner is President of Code Fellows, a Digital Trade School that trains people to code and networks them into appropriate jobs within industry. Turner is a veteran of the Digital Media industry, having held a number of executive and senior leadership roles over the past thirteen years.
Most recently, he was Executive Vice President of Call Advertising Products for Marchex, where he was responsible for building the company’s Digital Call Marketplace, now the majority of Marchex’s revenues. Prior to joining Marchex, Turner was Microsoft’s General Manager of Search and Display Media Network, where he led the roll-out of the Bing and Microsoft Media Network brands to advertisers all over the world. He joined Microsoft through its acquisition of aQuantive, where he was a ten-year veteran, serving in a variety of senior management roles.
Turner is also a General Partner of Founder’s Co-Op, a high-tech startup incubator in Seattle. Turner holds an MBA from Vanderbilt Business School, where he won the Igor Ansoff award and played on the “Old Boys” rugby team. He also holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Memphis.
He is the Chairman of the Board of Real Escape from the Sex Trade, a Gospel-based nonprofit in Seattle that serves victims of trafficking. @CodeFellowsOrg
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