FRESNO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jake Soberal, co-founder and CEO of Bitwise Industries (www.bitwiseindustries.com) will be speaking about purpose-driven innovation at the 2018 Dreamforce event in San Francisco next week. His session, titled "California Dreamin': Innovation Against All Odds" is part of the Innovation Tour taking place on September 25, 2018 and addresses how Bitwise has helped fuel 200 startups, produce 5,000 new developers and create 8,000 jobs in heart of rural California.
"Fresno may not be known as a tech epicenter yet, but Bitwise's success proves that diversity and inclusion are not charity, but rather methods for raising communities and building startups with people traditionally overlooked by the established tech scene," said Soberal. "Dreamforce is the perfect place to share our story of measurable, meaningful change and I'm honored to participate in this year's event."
Dreamforce is regarded as one of the biggest tech events of the year, with professionals in every industry attending. The four-day software conference and learning event brings together the highest quality speakers and more than 200,000 attendees for more than 2,700 sessions. For a full list of speakers, visit: https://www.salesforce.com/dreamforce/speakers/ and for more information on the conference, visit: https://www.salesforce.com/dreamforce/.
About Bitwise Industries
Bitwise Industries was founded in Fresno, California in 2013 with the goal of activating human potential in underdog cities with technology. Bitwise now operates three robust lines of business that sustain and support this objective. Geekwise Academy trains entry-level web developers in cohorts that reflect the population of the region: >50% minority, >50% female, and >20% first generation immigrant. Shift3 leverages that talent to build custom enterprise and SaaS solutions for some of the most well-known organizations in the world. And, Bitwise's real estate provides a physical home for the innovative companies, startups, co-workers and geeks that are revitalizing the downtown community of Fresno. Learn more about Bitwise at www.bitwiseindustries.com.
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