11/1 St. Pete's Digital 1st Friday Meetup...sponsored by iSOCRATES

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Rising Tide Innovation Center

433 Central Ave Water Room - 3rd Floor · St. Petersburg, fl

How to find us

iSOCRATES Global Headquarters, St. Pete FL (visit iSOCRATES.com)

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Join us Friday, November 1st for "If I Knew Then What I Know Now"

• Presenters: Alison Choinere (COO FreightCenter) and Virginia Lee (VP of Technology with Nielsen), Andi Graham (CEO, Founder of Big Sea)

Building careers can be challenging. Ever wish you had the benefit of hindsight? We’ve hand-picked a couple of seasoned leaders to share career planning “hindsights” with you.

Join us for an evening of rapid-fire insights from industry pros who will share perspectives that may very well alter the course of your career...no matter what stage you are in of your career life.

Virginia Lee - VP of Technology at Nielsen
From Software Engineer turned Consultant / Small Business Owner to Senior Executive with 15+ years of experience, Virginia has a proven record of success providing end-to-end leadership for large technology organizations. Virginia also serves on the Board of Advisors Startup MeSpoke, a platform for next generation retail commerce.

Alison Choiniere - COO FreightCenter
Joining FreightCenter 15 years ago, Alison has become an intrinsic part of the only privately-held, non-asset-based third-party logistics provider.
She has worked her way to C-level, as the first female executive in FreightCenter’s company history. Today, Choiniere oversees the daily operations of all departments including customer service, purchasing, human resources, recruiting, training, marketing, and the resolutions department.

Andi Graham - CEO Big Sea
Managing Partner, and Founder at Big Sea which launched in 2005. In 2016, she was a finalist for Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Businesswoman of the Year in Technology. Andi also serves on boards for the Digital Marketing Certification Program at the University of South Florida, The Suncoast Developers Guild, The Studio@620, and I founded Tampa Bay’s chapter of Girl Develop It.

Networking, food and drinks 5:30 – 6:30, program 6:30 – 7:30. Looking forward to seeing you there!

*November 1st AGENDA*

• Presentation Topic: If I Knew Then What I Know Now

• Presenters: Alison Choinere, Virginia Lee, Andi Graham

• 5:30-6:30pm Drinks, food, and networking

• 6:30-7:30pm Presentation with Q&A Session

• 7:30pm Close

This is a great opportunity for lots of B2B networking as a way to build your contacts and your business. Whether you are interested in business innovation, digital media marketing, data analytics, technology, new business models or interesting people doing interesting things, Digital 1st Fridays are the place to be.

Join like-minded people and network with others while participating in and further growing the St. Petersburg / Tampa markets.

If you are interested in joining our DFF planning team or speaking at a future DFF, please contact us - digitalfirstfriday at isocrates dot com