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Signature Series Luncheon – August 2019
August 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Technology’s Role in Birmingham’s Future Growth
Deon Gordon, President & CEO, TechBirmingham
Birmingham is having a cultural, economic, and technological renaissance. Many city wide projects have brought new energy and passion to the Downtown district and serve to help lead our city. Join us and hear from Deon as we learn how Technology will play a vital role in Birmingham’s contiuned success.
Deon Gordon serves as the President & CEO of TechBirmingham, the local technology council for Greater Birmingham, representing approximately 300 tech companies and related organizations. Prior to joining TechBirmingham in December 2017, he led as the Director of Business Growth for REV Birmingham, an economic development agency partnered with City of Birmingham to focus on placed-based revitalization and small business growth. Gordon is the recipient of the 2017 A.G. Gaston Award for Outstanding Community Service and, in the same year, was recognized during the 17th Annual Salute to Outstanding African-Americans by the Birmingham NAACP. He is an avid fan of Stranger Things, Outkast, and people who use the Oxford comma.