Go behind the scenes of Milwaukeews tech community! Each month we'll be exploring how companies around the city create a meaningful and positive culture in their organization.
The purpose of this is to discuss how we as people and organizations in the city can enable a culture of engineering and technology both in the workplace and out.
This revolving series includes the following:
- Company leader discussing how they make their company's culture something all levels of a company can enjoy
- Q&A where both the company leader and an employee living the culture will answer questions.
- Complimentary food from a local Milwaukee restaurant.
- Complimentary beverages, cocktails, or beer from local makers.
- 5:30-6:30pm - Happy Hour
- 6:30-7:00pm - Talk
- 7:00-7:30pm - Discussion
Chris Widmayer is the CEO and Co-founder of Penrod, a Salesforce.com consultancy with the mission of driving engagement through digital transformation. Chris is a 2005 Computer Science graduate from UW-Milwaukee, though his passion for engineering began much earlier. At the age of 13 he developed and ran one of the most popular wrestling websites, from 1995-1998, that created a community of wrestling fans to discuss and consume wrestling news in real-time. In his early career as a software engineer, Chris worked at ExactShip to launch an enterprise shipping system and Kohl’s to engineer their next generation of point-of-sales and customer experience applications. Since founding Penrod in 2012, he has driven the growth of the company to a #442 ranking on the INC 500, #1 Best Place to Work for Young Professionals in Wisconsin, and a 3-year growth of 990%.