Arlington's Bold Future: The New Wave of Tech Talent

Arlington Economic Development's tech talent webinar highlighted the future of Arlington's economy with an in-depth discussion of the tech talent pipeline in Arlington.
Topics of discussion included an overview of CBRE’s 2020 Scoring Tech Talent report; followed by a moderated panel discussion of the available resources for tech companies attracting and retaining talent, initiatives leveling-up tech talent, best practices for sourcing tech talent, and the future of attracting and retaining tech talent in Arlington County.

Key Highlights

  • Dr. Liza Wilson Durant, Professor and Associate Provost at George Mason University, talks about the importance of supporting tech talent in the area. She also discusses the steps Virginia has taken to become a global center of excellence in cybersecurity.

  • Brian Riley, Head of Talent Acquisition for Amazon, discusses the uniqueness of Northern Virginia as a place to do business.

  • Steven Partridge, Vice President for Strategic Partnerships and Workforce Innovation at Northern Virginia Community College, predicts we’ll see workers return to the office.

  • Carolyn Parent, CEO and President of Livesafe, discusses the draw of amenity-rich locations and their continued demand post-pandemic.


Watch the Full New Wave of Tech Talent Webinar


Arlington's Bold Future: The New Wave of Tech Talent

Date: December 8, 2020
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Online
Fee: Free
Registration: Sorry, registration is closed.
For more information, please contact:
Name: AED Events
Email: [email protected]


Moderator and Speakers


Ian Anderson
Ian Anderson
CBRE Americas Research
Carolyn Parent
Carolyn Parent
LiveSafe, Northern Virginia Technology Council
Steven Partridge
Steven Partridge
Northern Virginia Community College
Brian Riley
Brian Riley
Dr. Durant
Dr. Liza Wilson Durant
George Mason University,
Commonwealth Cyber Initiative



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