San Diego Tech Talks was started to address the problem that every tech company in San Diego seems to face: low talent density in San Diego. The issue with this problem is that it is a complete fallacy. There is tons of talent all around San Diego. What our city lacks is not the talent, but the serendipitous interactions of more dense cities. San Diego Tech Talks was started to get smart people to regularly get together to learn, collaborate, and show the community that we have all of the talent we need right here to accomplish any task.
Our mission is to bring high quality content to the San Diego community about once a month to bring people in the tech community together that may not interact under normal circumstances. The talks are usually a blend of two disciplines to get people interested in tech that may not have had a previous avenue into the discipline. For instance, how is machine learning affecting finance? A talk like this will bring out people that have backgrounds in everything from standard finance to machine learning.
You can think of SDTT as TED Talks, but live and in San Diego. At each event, companies will get a chance to broadcast opportunities at their companies and individuals will get a chance to announce their skillsets to continue to grow and diversify our community.