Marva Allen is a seasoned entrepreneur with several successful ventures to her credit. A trailblazer and one of the only women in tech since the age of 24 Allen was co-founder of multimillion tech company that was thrice nominated for...More
Startups are leading the trend to hire internationally. This panel covers the international approach to building a technical workforce for new companies: sometimes, local resources are ideal; other times, they’re hard to find. What are the benefits and challenges of working on an international team?
This panel also discusses the dilemmas this trend creates for developers seeking opportunities locally: in a world without borders, how do local resources remain competitive?
While building Wordeee, Ms. Allen developed a virtual global workforce and worked with developers worldwide. While the objectives of this approach were to increase team flexibility and manage costs, the diversity of thought has been an unexpected added benefit -- but there have been challenges too.
This panel will be of interest to entrepreneurs who are building tech companies, or who may do so in the future. It’s also for developers seeking international opportunities.