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Philly Tech Week 2019

Philly Tech Week is a week-long celebration of technology and innovation happening throughout the Greater Philadelphia region. There’s something for everyone! The 9th Annual Philly Tech Week took place May 3 - 11, 2019.

Save the Date! The 10 Year Anniversary of Philly Tech Week will take place: May 1-9, 2020.

Visit the 2020 site here & use the boxes to the right to start your #PTW20 prep!

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Track Conferences

Philly Tech Week is organized into 7 different tracks (Creative, Access, Dev, Civic, Business, Media and Sciences). You can search for events that match your interests by clicking on one of the track icons.

Technical.ly also organizes Conference Days focused around some of these tracks. Click on the “Get Conference Tickets” button to learn more.

  • Where art and technology collide. Think: video games, digital art, community initiatives.
  • The strategy around technology coverage & promotion. Think: content marketing, digital marketing strategy, social networks.
  • Discussing diversity and education issues that affect everyday citizens. Think: digital divide, digital education.
  • The impact of technology on government and civil society. Think: digital media, civic hacking, open data.
  • Where programmers, designers, developers and project managers come together. Think: coding, front and back-end development, and more.
  • The startup and business community conversation. Think: venture capital, startups, bootstrapping, entrepreneur stories.
  • Where leaders in healthcare, the sciences, economic development, public health and academia come together. Think: commercialized technology, creating connectivity, influencing policy.

Map of Events

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Speakers

Find out where these awesome speakers will be throughout the week!

Sujay Suresh Kumar

Sujay received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Osmania University in India. After college, Sujay formed Jyothi, a nonprofit organization that provided victims of physical abuse with a platform to voice their complaints anonymously. He then obtained his Masters in Electrical Engineering from University of Pennsylvania where he started prototyping the original Lilu Massage Bra alongside his cofounder, Adriana. Today, after 3 years of research, product development in Shenzhen, China and user testing with over 130 moms, Lilu has successfully launched the Lilu Massage Bra and will start shipping to moms in the US in May 2019.

When Sujay is not building things for Lilu, loves to sketch and enjoys playing with electronics & creating frankenstein watches from broken parts.



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Lillian Dunn

Lillian Dunn is a cultural organizer and poet in Philadelphia whose work explores the power of art to cultivate belonging, and, in the words of urbanist Mindy Fullilove, “unpuzzle the fractured city”. Lillian runs the SPACES Artist in Residence Program at The Village of Arts and Humanities, a 30-year-old community arts organization in North Philadelphia. A 2-time winner of the ArtPlace America award, SPACES connects neighborhood leaders with artists to create unique arts-based solutions to local challenges. She’s co-founder of APIARY Magazine, a free all-ages Philadelphia literary magazine; teaches poetry at New Pathways Project, an LGBTQ recovery space; and writes with the collectively-led Rogue Workshop.



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Abha Kumar

Abha Kumar is a principal in Vanguard Information Technology Department. She is head of global sourcing, and drives the strategic vision and execution of Vanguard’s sourcing agenda and IT resource strategy. Before joining Vanguard, Ms. Kumar was vice president and divisional CIO at Dow Jones. Prior to that, she was a group director at The New York Times Company. Ms. Kumar also held positions at ABC and Morgan Stanley. Ms. Kumar earned a bachelor’s degree from Birla Institute of Technology in Pilani, India and a master’s degree from Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai, India.



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Lisa Gelobter

Lisa Gelobter is the CEO and Founder of tEQuitable. Using technology to make workplaces more equitable, tEQuitable provides an independent, confidential platform to address issues of bias, harassment, and discrimination.

With 25 years in the industry and products that have been used by billions of people, Lisa has a deep and proven track record in software. She has worked on several pioneering Internet technologies, including Shockwave, Hulu, and the ascent of online video.

Lisa’s experience ranges from small, entrepreneurial startups to large, established organizations. Most recently, she worked at the White House, in the U.S. Digital Service, serving as the Chief Digital Service Officer for the Department of Education. Previously, Lisa acted as the Chief Digital Officer for BET Networks and was a member of the senior management team for the launch of Hulu. She has an expansive background in strategy development, business operations, user-centered design, product management, and engineering. Lisa brings consumer focus and transformative practice to bear in technology, media, and the social sector.

She is also proud to be a Black Woman with a degree in Computer Science. Go STEM!



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Envy McKee

A creative powerhouse, Envy has been writing, hosting and producing award winning content for radio, tv, print and the web in the Philadelphia Metro Area for well over 15 years. She is an award-winning veteran of both music format Radio ONE and talk radio’s ICBC and LEVAS Communications, and regional TV’s Good Day Philadelphia as a regular contributor. Envy’s range in all forms of relevant media is proven - from hosting radio, television and web shows; to her entrepreneurship in publishing, voice acting and media coaching; to finding engaging ways to balance branding through social media with living an actualized, spirit-centered life—with style. She is a details driven media pro specializing in polish, personality, authenticity and Star People.



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Lan Ngo

Lan is a Senior Software Project Manager at PromptWorks.



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Sponsors

Philly Tech Week wouldn’t be possible without our amazing sponsors. Opportunities are still available. Check out our Sponsorship Prospectus and email business@technical.ly for more info.

Philly Tech Week 2019 Presented by
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Dev Track
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VanguardCernerPower Home RemodelingElsevierMonetateTD Bank
Business Track
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EMSDCRelayVanguard Innovation StudioUniversity of PennsylvaniaSaul EwingPariveda Solutions
Media Track
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Harmelin Media
Creative Track
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Think Company
Civic Track
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Accenture
Sciences Track
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Temple UniversityUniversity of PennsylvaniaIndependence Blue Cross

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