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LaunchED Fall 2020

OVERVIEW

The Project>Login podcast will feature Mainers working in technology jobs across the state. It is meant to be a career-exploration tool and will follow an informational interview format. Folks from across Maine will be featured from CIOs to software developers to business analysts and more!

GOALS

  1. Expose listeners to various technology jobs at Maine companies by people who do the work.
  2. Raise awareness of education & training pathways into those careers.
  3. Raise aspirations of young Mainers to pursue high-wage, in-demand tech careers.

SPECIFICATIONS

The first episode was recorded on Sept. 15 and will be released on Oct. 5. New episodes will be released approximately every week. You can listen here or on Simplecast, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you find podcasts.

EPISODES

Trailer

1. Barry Driscoll - CIO - WEX

clarifying correction note: For the full year, 2019 WEX revenue was $1.72 billion.

2. Josh Karstens - Director, Consultant Delivery - CGI

3. Katy Desjardins - IT Project Manager - Summit Utilities, Inc.

4. Bill Pierce - CIO - The Jackson Laboratory

 

5. Leah Dorman-

Identity Access Management Engineer -Harvard Medical School

6. Charles Lever - IT & Marketing Manager - Bangor Housing

7. Jessica Luttrell-Operations Excellence Engineer II-IDEXX

8. Carli Carter-Software Engineer-Tyler Technologies 

9. Laura Gurney Ph.D., Assistant Professor Integrated Technology, Husson University 

10. Dani McAvoy LaMarca, Software Engineer, Code.org

11. Jeffrey Jordan, Director, Enterprise Data Services, State of Maine Office of Information Technology (OIT)

12. Ken Grady, Chief Information Officer, IDEXX Laboratories

13. Jen Hughes, Employee Success Manager, Systems Engineering 

14. Michael Cato, CIO, Bowdoin College

15. Pamela Perkins, Senior Manager, Administrative Coaching, athenahealth

16. Thomas Gagnon, Manager, Banking Core Technology at Bangor Savings Bank 

17. Liz Riley, the COO, and Alex Swetz, a Managed Services Engineer at Logically

18. Elissa (Lis) Tracey, Manager IT Services, at Tilson

19. Charis Loveland, Business Development Manager at Amazon

20. Jennifer Fortier, Automation Engineer Specialist at PTC - Kepware

21. Emma-Marie Banks, Digital Learning & Computer Science Specialist - MDOE

22. Lillie Lavado, founder - HardScrabble Solutions

23. Joe Sanderson, intern - Project>Login

23. Sarah Irish, Technology Integrationist - Lewiston Middle School

24. Steve Johnson, Sr. Network Administrator- Technology Solutions of Maine

25. Alicia Biggs, Computer Science Coordinator - Lewiston Public Schools

26. Shanna Utgard, Success Manager- Defendify 

27. Nate Jalbert, Cybersecurity Instructor at PATHS

28. Todd Chamberlain, Director, IT Contract Services at Pro Search, Inc. 

29. RECAST: Jennifer Fortier, Kepware

30. Barbara-Jean Archibald, Emergency Communications Specialist Systems Administrator, ME Dept. of Public Safety 

31. Stacy Doore, Ph.D, Associate Professor in Computer Science, Colby College