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Ayo Jimoh

CTO and VP of Product, Opternative

Chicago

Ayo is a technology enthusiast and has spent his professional career in marketing, advertising, software design/development, IT recruiting, project management, infrastructure and more. He's passionate about charity, philanthropy, and the exchange of ideas across social, cultural, and demographic barriers. He's a member of Rotary One, mentored inner-city youth for over 5 years, and works closely with multiple Chicago community organizations. In his spare times, he plays soccer multiple days a week and enjoys all that Chicago has to offer.

After graduating from Stanford University with a degree in Management Science & Engineering, he took on multiple engineering, UI/UX design, and project management roles. Most recently, He led an IT team of 27 spanning offices in Chicago, LA, New Jersey, Atlanta, and Cleveland. In February of 2014, he joined Opternative after being drawn by the disruptive potential and fast-paced environment, and now serves as their CTO and VP of Product/Engineering.

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How to Get a Job at a Startup

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.

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