University Economic Development Association

Concurrent Session – Leveraging San Antonio’s Strengths in Cybersecurity to Grow the Innovation Ecosystem

Speakers: Ryan Boerner – Co-Founder & CEO, Keep Aware
Amanda Lee Keammerer – Managing Director, gener8tor Cybersecurity Accelerator and the founder and CEO of Javilud
Nigel LeBlanc – Founder & CEO, Cyber Warrior Network
Carlos Mosqueda – CXO, Hertzian
Charles Woodin – CEO, Geekdom

Focusing on the partnership between Geekdom and gener8tor which created the gener8tor Cybersecurity Accelerator, how it has led to innovation, and the impact this partnership had on a few startups in particular. Geekdom is a collaborative startup community in ​​San Antonio that gives startups the opportunity to gain traction for rapid growth. The accelerator offers 12 weeks of programming while investing $100,000 into startups in San Antonio. gener8tor is also working with the region to bring its gener8tor Skills programming to support un- and underemployed individuals in gaining new skills in cybersecurity, bringing new talent into the area’s cybersecurity ecosystem.

October 11 @ 09:15
09:15 — 10:30 (1h 15′)

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