Matt Trent sits down with IT security professional, Pablo Valarezo, to talk about the adventure that he has embarked on throughout his career. Pablo talks about the path he has taken from training in the Air Force through different security roles in corporate America.
Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City business analysis professional, Micheal Reynolds, to talk about the newly formed Power BI and Excel Power Pivot User Group in Kansas City. This new user group was formed in January 2016 to help bring together professionals who leverage Power BI and Power Pivot in their technology roles.
Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City IT and security professionals, Nichole Windholz and Melissa Spicer, to talk about their backgrounds in information technology and security and discuss their new Women in Security – Kansas City user group. This new user group is just getting started and Nichole and Melissa share their passion for this new user group and tips for women who are either starting their career in technology or evolving their career.
Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City IT and business professional, Naveen Gogumalla, to discuss the ever-changing technology landscape, Naveen’s experience over the last 20 years in technology, and the importance of aligning your daily tactics with long-term strategic initiatives.
Episode 5 – There Is No Career Path – The Disappearance Of The Traditional Tech Career Path With Jennifer Lockyear
Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City IT professional, Jennifer Lockyear, to discuss the topic of the technology career path. While formally trained in Psychology, Jennifer has served in a broad range of technology roles over the course of her career. Jennifer shares her story of working from the ground-up as a help-desk engineer into business analysis and, eventually, leadership roles within various organizations.
Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City IT professional, Tony Lux, to talk about evolution in technology and the power of activating a user group. Tony represents the Kansas City VMWare User Group and discusses the success of past conferences, the power of engaging an audience with prominent guest speakers like Steve Wozniak, and the upcoming Kansas City conference.
Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City IT and business professional, Heather Manis, to talk about the changes and consumer expectations that are driving innovation and change within the technology industry. Heather and Matt also talk about the value, as an employee in the industry, of being adaptable to change and evolving skillsets and expectations to succeed.
Matt Trent sits down with Kansas City marketer, Kurt Kloeblen, to discuss the convergence of traditional and digital marketing in a zone that Kurt calls the “Marketing Middle”