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Breaking Into Tech Summit and Guest Panel with Galvanize Phoenix

January 11 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Do you think you have what it takes to grow and lead in the technology industry? Are you unsure of where to start? Come find out at Breaking Into Tech!

Galvanize is bringing together technology leaders from local and national companies to speak about their journey in the tech industry at a dynamic event in the Phoenix Warehouse District at Warehouse 215, just a few doors away from the new Galvanize Campus. You can learn more about the booming tech market in Phoenix and hear the inspiring histories of gamechangers in the technology industry.

  • Keynote and panel discussion revealing the inside scoop on how to break into a tech career, featuring The Phoenix Suns, PetSmart, Infusionsoft, WebPT, Coplex, Rare Labs, Picmonic, Palladium IT Advisors, Saas Industries, Integrate, IrisPR and more
  • Network with local tech companies 
  • Hardhat tours of the future Galvanize Campus just before the event

Galvanize is a dynamic learning community for technology, bringing together industry and education to transform lives and the technology industry.

We offer full-time courses in Web Development and Data Science as well as learning opportunities for entrepreneurs and a collaborative community environment that connects you to a national network of innovators.


4:30  & 5:00 – Hard hat tour of Galvanize Campus, 515 E. Grant

5:00 – 6:00    – Doors Open at Warehouse 215 @Bentley Projects (just a few doors from Galvanize)

215 E. Grant – join us for appetizers and drinks!

6:00 – 6:20    – Keynote by Steve Reese, VP and Chief Information Officer for the Phoenix Suns

6:20 – 7:15    – Q&A Panel with local visionaries (provided below)

7:15 – 8:00    – Drinks, Snacks, Ask Us Questions!


Our Q&A Panel:

Mike Goodwin – CIO at PetSmart

Dan Pinkus – VP of Engineering at Infusionsoft

Justin Talbot-Stearns – CEO of B2Gnow

Zach Ferres – CEO of Coplex

Arnold Jee – CEO of Rare Labs

Diane Smigel – President of Palladium IT

Richard Owen – Chief Product Officer at Integrate

Aly Saxe – Founder of Iris PR

Ken Robertson – Co-Founder of Picmonic




January 11
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Galvanize Phoenix Downtown Warehouse District
215 E. Grant
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States


Galvanize Phoenix