IS 400 Colloquium: William Langston

Presentation title: Recruiting Talent Amongst Chicago’s Emerging Technology Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Presenter: William Langston, doctoral student

Abstract: This presentation will offer a look into an early-stage overview of Discovery Partners Institute (DPI). DPI is a joint venture led by the University of Illinois System to invest in technology talent and research in Chicago. It aims to recruit and retain talent in state and develop an inclusive tech hub capable of competing on the national scene for the country’s most in-demand jobs, talent, and employers. A preliminary review identifies key stakeholders, partners, practices, and areas for improvement.

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