Meet the Women Tech Leaders at Guru - The “Secret Sauce” Behind Some of the Best Known Brands
The event will feature a keynote address by Guru's CEO Rick Nucci! If you are a tech professional in the greater Philadelphia area and you'd like to attend this event, please email email@example.com with your name and LinkedIn URL to be considered for an invite.
Slack, Square, Zoom, Spotify, Dell, Shopify, Buzzfeed - Guru is the secret sauce behind many of these well known brands. On December 11th, PowerToFly is hosting a special holiday happy hour of networking and learning with Guru's impressive women tech leaders...and you're invited!
Guru uses AI to help companies create amazing customer experiences and close deals. From Google Docs and Slack threads, to inside apps and the minds of your best and brightest, Guru captures your company's expertise to utilize in the future.
Want to hear more? Then join us on Wednesday, December 11th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the North American Building, 121 S. Broad Street, 10th Floor, Philadelphia. Complimentary food and refreshments will be served. Plus, we'll be hosting a fun giveaway and offering a Lyft code to help you get home after the event.
Agenda (Subject to Change)
5:30 pm - Check-in and Networking over Light Bites and Refreshments
6:30 pm - Kickoff with PowerToFly
6:35 pm - Keynote Address by Rick Nucci, CEO & Co-Founder of Guru
7:40 pm - Networking continues over Light Bites and Refreshments
Guru transforms information into technology through expert verification, knowledge alerts, suggested tags and more to transform their clients' businesses. In fact, here's what one Account Executive at Slack had to say: Guru works wonders for our sales team. We're finding information faster when on a call with a merchant. It's my favorite sales enablement solution I've ever worked with.
While you don't need to be looking for new opportunities in order to attend the event, Guru is hiring. Guru's CEO Rick Nucci, who will be speaking at the event, was named one of the "Top CEOs - Small & Medium Companies for 2019". Their benefits include an employee stock option plan, health and commuter benefits, and a dog-friendly office! Read more about Guru's upbeat and engaged culture HERE.
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