New Meetup: NBC iVillage CTO: How to Get Your Tech-Startup Taken Seriously by a Big Company

From: Eric David B.
Sent on: Thursday, November 19, 2009 2:47 AM
Tammy Hepps, CTO of NBC Universal iVillage presents:
How to Get Your Tech-Startup Taken Seriously by a Big Company

Tammy 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 and IAC, 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
  • Integration with all mainstream JavaScript frameworks: YUI, jQuery, Prototype, MooTools, script.aculo.us, Dojo, SWFObject, Ext Core, Chrome Frame
  • 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

http://www.Vork.us

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/

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