Voices of the Region: How Technology Is Changing Business
Join us as we learn from the best voices in the region and inspire a greater St. Louis in our Voices of the Region speaker series.
In “How Technology Is Changing Business,” our panel will discuss specific technological advances and their influences on the speed, effectiveness, and cost of doing business.
Date: July 10, 2020
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: One Metropolitan Square, Suite 1300, St. Louis, MO 63102
Jenny Bartlow, Senior Technology Strategist, Microsoft
LaShana Lewis, CEO, L.M. Lewis Consulting
LaShana Lewis is a technologist working in the diversity space with over 20 years of experience. She is currently the CEO of L. M. Lewis Consulting, a company that aims to make employers more diverse through recruitment, hiring, and retention best practices. She also lends her I.T. knowledge as tech director and consultant for progressive companies such as Astral AR, a drone technology company seeking to create safer risk mitigation tools for first-responders; Givable, an organization seeking to highlight smaller nonprofits through an email subscription-based giving platform; and Muff’n + Me, a black woman-owned online children’s boutique offering pop-up markets throughout the St. Louis region.
Lewis is a role model for diversity in the technology community and has met with President Barack Obama as part of the nationwide TechHire Initiative to encourage employers to hire and train people with non-traditional tech backgrounds. She also volunteers at the planetarium in the St. Louis Science Center, is a lover of Science Fiction (Star Trek: The Next Generation, specifically), an avid latte-drinker, a newlywed, and a loving parent to their 10-year-old Netherlands Dwarf-English Spot mix house rabbit, Pachi.
Naomi Wheels, Global Head of Customer Success, Square