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Out in Tech
324 Lafayette 7th Floor, New York, NY 10012
New York, NY, US, 10012
Fireside Chat with Ron Johnson, Founder of Enjoy
Enjoy will be hosting a Q&A session with Ron Johnson, formerly of Apple and JCPenney, focused on his latest venture: Enjoy. Enjoy is a new on-demand service of tech experts who help users set up new devices and technology.
For the drinks and socializing following the event, some of Enjoy’s Experts will be on-hand at Ask Me Anything stations to help attendees with questions about their devices and tech. The event is exclusively for Out in Tech members with food and beverage provided by Enjoy.
RSVPs are required and free. Doors open at 6:30 PM, make sure to arrive early to guarantee entrance and you must be 21 or older to attend.
Monday, September 28
6:30 – 9:00 PM
324 Lafayette (between Houston and Bleeker)
6:30 – 7:00 PM: Doors Open
7:00 – 7:30 PM: Out In Tech board member introduces Interviewer and Ron, Interview begins
7:30 – 7:45 PM: Audience Q&A
7:45 – 9:00 PM: Cocktail Hour with Ask Me Anything stations
Ron Johnson is the CEO of ENJOY, which he founded in 2014. Prior to ENJOY, Ron served as CEO of JC Penney. From 2000 to 2012, Ron was on the Executive Committee at Apple and led Apple Retail. Apple stores are widely recognized as the world’s most successful retail operation with nearly 400 locations in 13 countries. From 1984 to 2000 Ron worked for Target Corporation in a variety of merchandising leadership roles. As Senior Vice President of Merchandising, Ron worked to bring good design to Target, and is credited with establishing Target as the nation’s leading upscale discount store chain. Ron received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1984 and his Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University in 1980. Ron is an active volunteer serving as a Trustee at Stanford University, as Vice Chair of Stanford Health Care and as Co-Chair of the Campaign for Stanford Medicine. Ron is also a Board Member of The Melt, Nasty Gal, Honor and is an advisor to many startups in the emerging technology and retail spaces. Ron lives in the Bay Area with his spouse Karen and has two children.
Out in Tech is a non-profit organization that aims to unite LGBT individuals across technology-related industries and provide a community that supports all LGBTs in tech. Originally started in New York City, Out in Tech has almost 7,000 members and has hosted dozens of events since its inception in 2012. Now, Out in Tech is expanding to San Francisco and providing its unique brand of both social and educational events for the LGBT tech community.
As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit entity, Out in Tech depends on the community it serves. We thank our generous members and sponsors for their financial and in-kind support.