05/26/2016 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Axis Space Coworking, CU1, Las Olas River House
333 Las Olas Way
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Members $25, Non-members $45

Join the SFTA and our distinguished panel of guests as we uncover the fascinating history of computer coding that brought us to where we are today.

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Why you should attend:

  • Meet the panel opportunity
  • Gain valuable insights into the history of computer code
  • Take away first-hand wisdom and knowledge
  • Fantastic networking opportunities

Introduction by Kelly Boyle


Kelly Boyle

Kelly Boyle is Senior Vice President, Boyle, Torres and Associates, at Ameriprise Financial Services. Kelly is an active member of the South Florida tech community and volunteers her time spearheading activities for the SFTA, WITI South Florida and other technology organizations. Kelly is passionate about the history of tech in South Florida and is instrumental in preserving and archiving our rich heritage.

Speakers and Panelists (Confirmed)



Alex Barenboim

Alex Barenboim is Vice President, Mobility and Enterprise Solutions at AAJ Technologies.has over 25 years of executive technology leadership, executive management consulting, project management, architecture/design, and senior software development experience. He’s held executive technology positions at IBM, Scient, Verizon, Tyco/ADT and Bankrate.


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Dave Noderer

Dave Noderer is CEO / President and founder of Computer Ways, Inc., a Microsoft Partner. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology with graduate and continuing education courses from University of Rochester and Northeastern University. He spent over 20 years designing multiprocessor computers, writing microcode and managing projects before starting Computer Ways, Inc. in 1994.


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Nizar Khalife

Nizar Khalife is the Lead Instructor for Ironhack in Miami. Nizar has been writing code for a living for almost 10 years. Prior to Ironhack, he has led projects for brands such as PlayStation, Samsung and Lexus and enjoys sharing his knowledge at local conferences and meetups. Now he teaches coding full-time at Ironhack. Nizar was raised in Puerto Rico and enjoys video games, films and manga.



Jose Rosario

Jose Rosario is an accomplished executive with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry.  In his current role as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at The GEO Group he provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment that supports a 20,000+ strong work force.



Auston Bunson

Auston Bunson is a Lead Instructor at the Wyncode, Wyncode’s mission is to immerse ambitious individuals in an inspiring and demanding learning environment engineered to develop successful coders with business acumen. He is a self-taught programmer & the former CTO of 1Sale.com as well as the founder of SuperConf one of the first tech conferences to happen in Miami where companies like LiveNinja & CodeSchool launched.



Sari Kulthm

Sari Kulthm has a Master of Science in Electrical engineering and is the Manager for Tech Educations Programs at Miami Dade College’s innovative hub, The Idea Center. Previously, Sari Has taught programming, microprocessors, and electronics courses at the engineering school of Miami Dade College. He is now also the Lead Instructor for the establishment of CS50x Miami, the local chapter of the flagship Harvard University introduction to computer science training program for entry-level tech job placements. In partnership with LaunchCode, he built a successful local support structure for the program to include lectures, sections, coding hours, and events, all aimed at exposing the unique culture to all Miami Dade College campuses and the greater South Florida community. His expertise in computer science and excellence in education, offers the best technical and creative capabilities needed for the next generation of software developers.


Sponsorship Opportunities:

Pre-Event Sponsor $1000 – Only 1 Available!!!
A 30 minute time slot immediately prior to the main panel gives you an open mic to present your company’s valuable products and services to our assembled guest.

  • 30 minute presentation time
  • Logo on event web page
  • Company meet-up table
  • 2 event passes

Silver Event Sponsors $500
You get a 2 minuets of podium time for a product and services shout-out as well as a company meet-up table.

  • Logo on event web page
  • 2 minutes presentation time
  • Company meet-up Table
  • 2 event passes

Company Meet-up Table $200
Meet and greet event attendees and explain your business benefits to South Florida’s top professionals.

  • Company meet-up table.
  • 2 event passes

Parking Options:

Axis Space is located inside the Las Olas River House,

  • $5.00 Valet parking is available at Axis Space
  • LAZ Parking – 200 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
  • Broward County GG – 151 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301


About the SFTA

The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success and awareness of the regional technology community. Through events, networking, programs and education, we provide south Florida’s technology-related companies, academic institutions, entrepreneurs, governments and related organizations with an active forum to grow the business of technology in our region.


Become an individual member, a company member or a sponsor of an SFTA event today!

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