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Irma Olguin, Jr., CEO and Co-founder, Bitwise Industries Morgan Simon, Founding Partner, Candide Group
In Conversation with Chuck Eesley
View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:00 PM PT on Wednesday, April 13.

In 2013, Irma Olguin, Jr. co-founded Bitwise Industries to create a diverse tech workforce in Fresno, California, and leverage a bottom-up approach as the economic driver to reinvigorate the city. In 2019, Bitwise Industries secured one of the largest series A rounds of funding ever for a female Latinx-led company. Bitwise Industries now operates with the goal of building tech economies in underestimated cities across the United States. As CEO and co-founder, Olguin oversees the company’s operations teams, as well as the Bitwise Workforce Training program and software development for Bitwise Technology Consulting.

Morgan Simon has close to two decades of experience making finance a tool for social justice. In that time she has influenced over $150B and is a regularly sought out expert on impact investing. Her book Real Impact: The New Economics of Social Change has been featured everywhere from Harvard Business School to the United Nations. She is a regular voice in media and an active investor as founding partner of Candide Group, which works with families, foundations, athletes, and cultural influencers who want their money working for justice.

This appearance by Irma Olguin, Jr. and Morgan Simon is part of the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders series. Join us virtually at youtube.com/ecorner as we bring founders, investors and industry influencers to center stage and invite them to share what it takes to become a disruptor.

Irma Olguin, Jr.

Irma Olguin, Jr.

Morgan Simon

Morgan Simon

When: Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Audience: General Public

Type of Event: Interview