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1871 – From Serial Startup Founder to Life at Google! (The World’s Largest Startup)

April 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Will Koffel is a serial CTO, founding 6 venture-backed startups over the last 20 years. He sold his most recent startup to Google Cloud in 2016. He’ll lead a fireside chat session, share his story, field questions about entrepreneurship, tech, and Google, and talk a bit about how Google is supporting early-stage startups and why.

Target Audience: Founders and CTOs, from pre-seed to series-A.

Key Takeaways: Comparisons between startup life and Google life. How Google Cloud can help your startup.

Presenter Bio: Will has been leading technology-focused startup teams for over 20 years, as a serial venture-backed CTO, founder, and application developer. In addition to his operating roles, Will has served as an advisor, consultant, and mentor-in-residence for many Boston area startups. He joined Google in 2016 by way of an acquisition and is honoring his startup roots by working to bring Google Cloud solutions to early-stage companies. Will received B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Music Composition from MIT. He and his family live in greater Boston.

Presenter LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/wkoffel

*Immediately following this workshop, Will Koffel will host 1:1 office hours from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm 

-Ideal candidates are startup CTOs who are building in the cloud, and folks who have specific questions or asks from Google Cloud or Google at large to help them accelerator their business.

Register Here: https://goo.gl/Fp2wPz


April 18, 2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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2.01 Classroom
222 W. Merchandise Mart Pl. Suite 1212 Chicago, IL 60654
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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