KWRuby+GDG November:Building a Career in Technology /w Rob & Ralph of ApplyBoard

Details

GDG-Waterloo and KWRuby, invite you to a fireside chat! Join us as for an engaging conversation about Career Development in Tech with Ralph Janke and Rob Sciuk of ApplyBoard.

[Rob Sciuk](https://www.linkedin.com/in/robsciuk/) is currently a Senior Software Developer at ApplyBoard. With over 30 years of experience in Information Technology, Rob has been a Founding Principal in a high-tech startup, and has a strong foundation in business, account management and technical project management. In addition, he has been an instrumental Technical Lead in very large projects with multi-million dollar revenues. His specialties include Software Development, Systems Analysis, Software Portability, Scalability, with a particular interest in Embedded and Open Source Software.

[Ralph Janke](https://www.linkedin.com/in/ralphjanke/) is currently a Director of Software Development at ApplyBoard. Ralph has over 35 years of experience in Information Technology in small, medium and multinational companies, as well as in the public sector. As a leader, he continuously looks to help others within the organization apply and improve their skills by guiding and mentoring them to be positive, motivated, and loyal employees with fulfilling careers.

[ApplyBoard](https://www.applyboard.com/ca/) empowers students around the world to access the best education. Connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions on its platform, ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process. Founded in 2015, the company has built partnerships with over 1,200 primary, secondary, and post-secondary schools, and works with 3,500 recruitment partners, to drive diversity on campuses across Canada and the United States. To date, the company has assisted more than 65,000 students with their educational journey. ApplyBoard is headquartered in Kitchener, ON Canada, with representatives in 8 countries.

Deloitte named ApplyBoard the Fastest-Growing Technology Company in Canada and they have over 100 positions currently open!

Our schedule for the night is approximately:
* 18:30 Networking & Food
* 19:15 Presentation
* 19:45 Fireside Chat + QA
* 2030 Networking and Wrap up

You can follow us in various places:
* [Meetup](https://www.meetup.com/kw-ruby-on-rails/)
* [Twitter](https://twitter.com/kwrubydev)
* [Linkedin](https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8311601/)
* [Github](http://github.com/kwruby)

And you can find all those links at [kwruby.ca](kwruby.ca) and more at.

Please, follow, upvote and re-post us to help spread the word!

--

Everyone is invited to join in this event. The ApplyBoard office is fully accessible. Should you require any additional accommodations, please let us know in advance.

By attending this event, you grant ApplyBoard and KWRuby the right to record, film, photograph, or capture your likeness in any media and to distribute, broadcast, use, or otherwise disseminate, in perpetuity, such media without any further approval from or any payment to you.