This session will provide an update on the continuing development of the minnestar events and organization and our efforts to insure that great events like Minnebar and Minnedemo continue to catalyze the Twin Cities technical, design and startup communities. Half of this session will provide an update on these goals and the other half will serve as a forum to hear from the community.
Jamie Thingelstad is an experienced technology executive with a successful track record of product and platform innovation and technology leadership for large-scale, financial services, media, retail, and software-as-a-service technology companies. He is Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of SPS Commerce (NASDAQ: SPSC), the leading provider of retail cloud services powering the largest retail business network connecting 90,000 companies in the retail industry to efficiently and quickly conduct business. Mr. Thingelstad has served on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Technology Association, Minnestar, and CaringBridge. He is the recipient of numerous awards including Forty Under 40, Titans of Technology, and the 2021 ORBIE CIO of the Year award. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with his wife, two children, and their dog.