Ayo is a technology enthusiast and has spent his professional career in marketing, advertising, IT recruiting, software design/development, IT project management, and has managed groups of up to 27 technology professionals.
Ayo holds a degree in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University (#GoStanford), with a focus on Organizations, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. Currently, Ayo serves as CTO at Opternative, a Chicago based startup that offers an online refractive vision test that is reviewed and approved by a board-certified ophthalmologist. Their mission is to help the world see and feel better!
Ayo is passionate about charity, philanthropy, and the exchange of ideas across social, cultural, and demographic barriers. He's a member of Rotary International, has mentored inner-city youth for over 5 years, and works closely with multiple Chicago community organizations. In his spare time, Ayo plays soccer year round, stays active on all forms of social media, enjoys making people smile, and dabbles in writing music and poetry.
The Fastest Growing Jobs of the 21st Century: A Panel of Digital Experts
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How to Get a Job at a Startup
This talk will investigate how job seekers can prepare themselves for success and land a job at a startup where they can learn and grow.