Partner at New Enterprise Associates
CEO and Fund Manager, Renaissance Venture Capital Fund
Founding Director, Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center
Medical College of Wisconsin director of research commercialization
Founder, The Haul Company
Founder, Gilt Groupe
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Head of global research and development at Life Technologies
Join techies from San Francisco and Pittsburgh for food, drinks, and networking at the Cartoon Art Museum. Presented by the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance and ImaginePittsburgh.com, the Future Perfect Pittsburgh Party is an opportunity to get some fresh perspective on Pittsburgh, PA. What you don’t know about Pittsburgh – a place for great jobs and a great life – just might surprise you.
Meet special guest Luke Skurman, CEO and Founder of Niche – one of the largest content startups in the US! Luke is a Bay Area native and Carnegie Mellon University graduate, who can tell you first hand how it is to run a thriving tech business in Pittsburgh.
For companies, Pittsburgh is the perfect place for an East Coast IT outpost: top-rate tech talent from world-class universities, a safe location, an Eastern Time Zone advantage, competitive business costs and a historic hub for business support services that keep some of the world’s largest companies running 24/7.
For techies, with thousands of open jobs in its tech industry, highly affordable cost of living, arts & culture, and year-round outdoor recreation, Pittsburgh can be a perfect place to advance your career and build a life you’ll love. Meet those who have done it, and start finding your opportunity at ImaginePittsburgh.com.
About the Organizers:
The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA), touts the benefits of conducting business in southwestern Pennsylvania to companies all over the world that are growing, relocating or expanding. The PRA also works to support the growth of existing regional employers.
RSVP by 11/8 to Mickey Denner at email@example.com. More info here.