February 24-26, 2016
Montreal, Canada

Straight, White Men Should Advocate for Diversity

This is a talk for anyone who wants a more diverse engineering culture at work. If you've ever been frustrated by the sameness of your engineering peers, you'll hear practical advice you can use immediately.

Creating a diverse team is more than a moral issue - it makes business sense. Diverse engineering teams recruit the best talent, are more innovative, better reflect the needs of their users and make for incredibly fun places to work.

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Tony Wieczorek

Patient Discovery

I'm a personable and innovative engineering executive obsessed with the user experience. I believe our engineering departments should be as diverse as the people we help. I've worked at the Free Software Foundation, NASA and car-sharing service Zipcar. I am proud to have lead Zipcar's vehicle and customer support engineering teams through growth, IPO and eventual acquisition. I'm now VP of Technology for Patient Discovery, a patient adherence platform.

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