We know Charlotte is a banking town and we’ve spoken about the doors that designation may open for fintech – the marriage of banking and technology. Now, it seems, we’ve become the top city in the U.S. for growth in tech talent. Over the past five years, Charlotte has experienced a 74 percent growth rate in that talent. How has this happened, what does this mean and where do we go from here? We look at it all.
Dr. Yi Deng, dean and professor at UNC Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics
Betsy Hauser Idilbi, CEO and co-founder Tech Talent South
Chuck McShane, Charlotte Chamber research director
Dan Roselli, co-founder Packard Place