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Black Tech Talent CEO Mike Jackson speaks at the organization’s second annual Community TechFest. (PHOTO CREDIT: FRANCIS SAMPAH)

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More Than 400 People Attend Black Tech Talent’s 2nd Annual Community TechFest

On Saturday, November 12, 2022, Black Tech Talent held its 2nd annual Community TechFest at coworking space Fueled Collective - Downtown in Minneapolis. Sponsored by Best Buy, Arctic Wolf, and Sunrise Banks, the event saw more than 400 attendees throughout the event’s four-hour duration. Keynote speaker Tarek Tomes, Commissioner and Chief Information Officer at Minnesota IT Services, discussed his experiences pursuing a career in technology and what piqued his interest in the field, while outlining the importance of attending events such as Community TechFest to spark inspiration for one’s future.