Jenny Dearborn EVP HR & Talent, SAP on the “Tech Worker Shortage” –

On this week’s Silicon Valley Insider with Keith Koo – “Top 50 Women in Technology” – Jenny Dearborn, EVP of HR, Talent, Learning & Leadership at SAP, discusses the hiring crisis in technology and how alternatives to 4-year degrees (like apprenticeships) can help address the problem. As Jenny says, it really is the “Best time ever to get a job in technology.”

Jenny also discusses her most recent book: “The Data Driven Leader: A Powerful Approach to Delivering Measurable Business Impact Through People Analytics” The good news is that this is the best time ever to enter the technology industry.

For the Cyber/Privacy-Tip of the week, Keith talks about the vulnerabilties are in Google Home

In next week’s show, Keith will report from the finals of the inaugural Call For Code event with the $200,000 grand prize winners, Project OWL. Also joining the show is:

1) David Clark, CEO of David Clark Cause Founder of Call For Code

2) Mayor Lily Mei of Fremont, CA with –

3) Team Lali Wildfire a Call For Code finalist from School 42 and was on a past Silicon Valley Insider –

4) Angel Diaz, VP of Technology and Open Source Advocacy, IBM – IBM was on a past Silicon Valley Insider to discuss the Call For Code Initiatve:

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