Information Technology Partnerships and Programs

WEDNESDAY 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM | Workforce – Terrace Room

Information technology partnerships are being organized to address the various needs of technology companies as well as technology functions and occupations in other industry sectors. In each community, the partnerships are organized differently and operate programs to address the needs of the partnerships. Apprenticeship models in this non-traditional sector are promoting the growth of talent in the industry. Learn from employers and workforce development practitioners how these partnerships and programs are being implemented.


  • Larry Briggs, Director of Architecture, Waystar (Moderator)
  • Kristen Holder, Industry Cluster Coordinator, Central Six AlabamaWorks!
  • Rider Rodriguez, Director Sector Strategies, KentuckianaWorks
  • Chris Sims, CEO, Sigao Studios