Code Impact 2017

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 8AM-5:30PM

Building 51

1 UNF Drive

Jacksonville, FL 32224

Sara Hand

Sara Hand is a regular speaker for technology audiences. She has a diverse business development background across public and private sector enterprises, which includes early stage investment experience. Her motto is “Think Big. Keep it Simple. Make it Happen.” Using agile strategies, Sara drives action-focused agendas and is widely recognized for consistently achieving her goals with grace and confident skill. An entrepreneur, Sara uses her strengths to find and leverage unique value propositions and create synergistic partnerships. This has enabled her to become a valuable leader and asset to her community and has presented opportunities with the State Department, the United Nations Launch of WED, the 2015 Harvard Future-Ready Economies Summit, International Strategic Doing Leadership Conference, the DWEN 2016 Symposium, MC for annual TiECon Conference, Startup India Rocks 2017, and Smart Cities Innovation Accelerators. As founder of Spark Growth and organizer behind the 3.0 Leaders Conference, a gathering of thought leaders across sectors, Sara has the opportunity to regularly participate in conversations around “What our communities need as we move into the future.”

Sessions with Sara Hand
Startups: Facts and Fantasies - “I am a developer and think I want to start my own company. Where do I start?”
Track: Business/ Soft Skills
If you want better answers, ask better questions. In this fast paced session we are going to ask a lot of questions, starting with: Are you sure you want to start your own company? Where do I get money? What do I really need to know? How do I get checks…someone has to? And we will dispel some favorite myths. If you want better answers ask better questions. A regular speaker for technology professionals, this is fast paced session with the answers to the questions I hear most often…unless, of course, you want to take the long road.





One day of technology training from Microsoft MVPs and technical community leaders.


Saturday, August 26, 2017


Free for registered attendees


University of North Florida Campus, Main Campus, 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224. Building 51.