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Cyber Security and How to Land Your First Job in Tech with Andrew Christlieb

The Tech Academy
310 SW 4th Ave Suite 412
Portland, OR 97204, USA (map)



In-Person Tech Talks Are Back!

Get ready for a Tech Talk at our Portland Campus featuring our amazing graduate, Andrew Christlieb!

Andrew will join us to discuss the cyber security sector and how to land your first job in the Tech Industry. Andrew has spent over eight years in tech sales, with over four years directly in cyber security. He joined the Tech Academy to transition into the tech sector and learn about the importance of front-end development in an effort to become a project manager. After graduating, Andrew found his first tech job at Adpearance in Portland; the rest is history.

In this Talk, Andrew will discuss:

  • Why Cyber security, and why now?

  • How do you land an initial job, and what is the career projection?

  • What does a typical day look like for a cyber security sales professional?

  • How did The Tech Academy prepare you for the role?

  • I'm not interested in sales; what else can I do at a cyber security company?

  • Q&A

Andrew currently works at Akamai Technologies and is a Major Account Executive responsible for companies with over $1b in revenue in Oregon, Alabama, Hawaii, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Arizona, and New Mexico.

Event Details: ๐Ÿ“… Date: Friday, October 20th

๐Ÿ“ Location: Our Downtown Portland Campus

๐Ÿ•’ Time: 12:40 pm Doors open 12:45 pm Food and refreshments 1:00 pm Tech Talk starts.

Join Virtually: Can't make it in person? No worries! Please make sure to RSVP athttps://bit.ly/TTATTOnline to catch the action online.

With a wealth of experience in tech sales, including a deep dive into cyber security, Andrew's journey from The Tech Academy to becoming a Major Account Executive at Akamai Technologies is nothing short of inspiring!

๐ŸŒŸNetworking Opportunity: For those seeking valuable connections, this event is your golden ticket. Engage, learn, and expand your network with like-minded tech enthusiasts.

Take this opportunity to gain insights, ask questions, and connect with like-minded individuals. See you there!