Please join Tech in Motion for our first-ever CTO Fireside Chat! Chief Technology Officer, Rick Bunker of The Neat Company, will be talking with Chris Wink, editor of Technical.ly Philly, and giving us the inside scoop on his 25 years of IT expertise.
If this is your first fireside chat, think of it as sitting in on a cozy conversation between two friends. We’ll have a moderator driving the discussion, so you’ll be able to hear all about Rick’s extensive and varied career within the IT industry, and we’ll be sure to leave plenty of time at the end for all of your questions. If you’re wondering what it takes to be the CTO of a booming, multimillion dollar company, then you won’t want to miss this event!
Huge thank yous to CityCoHo for providing the space, and Shawnee Craft Brewing for providing the beer.
6:00-7:00 Networking with snacks and Shawnee Craft Beer
7:00-7:45 Fireside Chat with Rick Bunker
7:45-8:15 Chat Opens for Audience Q&A
Rick Bunker | CTO of The Neat Company
Rick Bunker is The Neat Company's Chief Technology Officer. In this role, he is responsible for software development and deployment, research and development and quality assurance across Neat’s product portfolio, including cloud, mobile and desktop software. In addition, Rick oversees Neat’s internal technology functions including e-commerce, MIS and corporate IT.
Rick brings over 25 years of information technology experience to Neat, specializing in software development team leadership. He has held executive level technology positions for three publicly traded companies - SEIC, ICGE, GSIC, a division of eBay – and was CEO of Reality Online, a Reuter’s subsidiary that was a pioneer in internet delivery of consumer financial services.
Rick is also the Chairman of Prescription Advisory Systems and Technology, a Princeton, NJ technology startup. In addition to his technology leadership, Rick has worked on over 100 M&A transactions. He is a veteran of the United States Army Security Agency, a graduate of the Defense Language Institute and attended Boston University -- studying Russian Language and Literature. In his personal time, Rick is active in local politics and is a member of the Jenkintown Borough Council and the Jenkintown Human Relations Committee.
Moderator: Christopher Wink | Editor of Technically Philly
Christopher Wink is the cofounder and editor of Technical.ly, a network of local technology news sites and events, featuring its flagship Technically Philly and sister publications in Brooklyn and Baltimore. In that capacity, he is a lead organizer of Philly Tech Week and Baltimore Innovation Week, among other events that bring smart people together. Previously, he worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter. He writes frequently about media and entrepreneurship on his personal blog christopherwink.com and tweets @christopherwink. The Temple University alumnus is a bicycle commuter and resident of the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia.
A heartfelt thank you to our sponsors, Workbridge Associates and Jobspring Partners, for their generous support.
Interested in sponsoring an event? Please contact Justin Miller ([masked])