Tammy Hepps, CTO of NBC Universal iVillage
presents:How to Get Your Tech-Startup Taken Seriously by a Big CompanyTammy Hepps is the Chief Technical Officer of NBC Universal iVillage.
Her exceptional experience spans both startup and big-company and includes having been the VP of Technology for a joint venture startup between Dow Jones
, Director of Software Development for the NYTimes.com
and Director of Technology for Barnes & Noble SparkNotes
This will be a joint-Meetup with 6-groups (2000+
members!), so the networking opportunities will be outstanding!iVolunteer Benefit
This event is free, but we ask that you please make a donation to iVolunteer
to help launch their new Teen iVolunteer initiative
iVolunteer is a dynamic visitation program that sends volunteers to the homes of Holocaust Survivors, providing them with companionship and much-needed assistance. There are over 5,000 frail and lonely Holocaust Survivors living throughout New York City
and they need our help. Please help iVolunteer help them.
Special thanks to our sponsors Sun Microsystems, Vork enterprise framework & Microsoft Windows 7!
This exceptional event is made possible by Vork, the enterprise PHP framework
designed for rapid development of performance-oriented scalable applications
- Vork has no learning curve! No proprietary syntax or terminology to learn! PHP developers can use Vork productively within minutes!
- Tools for: PayPal, wiki, RSS, Amazon, WYSIWYG textareas, UPS, YouTube, Twitter, URL shortening, QR codes, credit card processing, mutlilingual forms with phonetic-keyboard input, Flickr + Google: Maps, Charts, Analytics, Sitemap, Payments, Translate & AdSense
- Scalable + High-Performance: Vork footprint is nearly-transparent and can be configured to operate without any disk-IO.
- AJAX tools including inline language translation and simplified data-loading
- Standards-Compliant: produces XHTML 1.1 adhering to accessibility standards (Section 508 & W3C WAI,) full MVC stack including layouts & components, cross-browser display consistency via CSS-reset, open-source object-oriented PHP 5 code (fully-documented!) + SEO-optimized URL format
This tech-event will very-appropriately take place at Sun Microsystems, 101 Park Avenue (corner of 40th St.) on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009
Power-Networking at 6:30pm
Presentation starts at 6:45pm
PLEASE NOTE: RSVP MUST INCLUDE YOUR FULL NAME!
Sun Microsystems security will ask for ID which must match the RSVP (first & last name required.)
Learn more here:http://www.meetup.com/mysqlnyc/calendar/11910511/