The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC) will host a Technology Summit on March 27, 2018. The event will be held at the Atlanta Athletic Club from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. The program offers various sponsorship opportunities and a chance for attendees to engage with high school and college students to solve a cyber challenge facilitated by State Farm. Chamber leaders will also provide an update on Talent Coalition lead initiatives, development efforts, and results to date.
GNFCC’s Talent Coalition is a cross-discipline initiative of the Chamber that brings together education and business which develop workforce strategies that fill jobs in the region, particularly in the technology and healthcare industries. The March 27th event will focus on the topic of cybersecurity and how North Fulton community leaders address the needs of the region’s technology industries.
IT Summit attendees and participants will include high-level technology, education, healthcare, and other industry leaders to discuss maintainable workforce tactics. The keynote speaker is Ronald W. Pontius of U.S. Army Cyber Command. Pontius serves as Deputy to the Commanding General, where he provides strategic direction for Army Cyber Command operations. In this leadership role, he supports defense and operation of the 1.1-million-user global Army network and delivery of full spectrum cyberspace operations to defend our nation. He is a senior Army advisor on network operations, and is a leading voice in the U.S. Dept. of Defense’s development of cyber capabilities and defensible network architecture.
The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC) aims to be the catalyst for economic development, business growth, and quality of life in North Fulton. The GNFCC is a pro-active, non-profit, business advocacy and community development organization that promotes the welfare of their constituents, encourage retention and growth of businesses, and supports activities beneficial to the community. Serving Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park, Roswell and Sandy Springs, the GNFCC assumes a leadership role in making North Fulton an excellent place to work, live, play and stay. Follow our work and updates on LinkedIn at GNFCC Talent Coalition.