Anne Ahola Ward to Speak at DeveloperWeek Conference on Feb. 19, 2014

February 19, 2014 – San Francisco, CA – Anne A. Ward, CEO of CircleClick, will be a panelist at the DeveloperWeek Conference in San Francisco on Feb. 19 at 3:00pm. She is one of four women speaking in the panel discussion “Software Development: This is a man’s world, but would be nothing without a woman or a girl.” As a former developer for Apple, Ward will discuss the opportunities of utilizing the technical developer skills when transitioning to another career as well as the challenges and opportunities of being a woman in an industry dominated by men.

Ward says, “I am so excited to be speaking on this panel with such talented women. This topic is one that’s near and dear to my heart. I look forward to having some true collaboration.”

Ward has 15 years of experience developing business on the web. She is a Futurist, Growth Hacker and the Co-founder of CircleClick Media. Established in 2009, CircleClick Media is a full service digital agency providing web development, SEO, social media services, ASO and PR with a focus on lead generation.

The other panelists in the session are Anne Chiara Bellini, a Senior Java Engineer at Toptal, Jennifer Davis, Senior Production Engineer at Yahoo!, and Shelby Walker, Software Engineer at Versal. Moderators are Amy Jollymore, Development Editor at O’Reilly, and Arabella Santiago, a journalist at Dot Connector.

About DeveloperWeek

DeveloperWeek 2014 Conference + Festival (Feb. 15 – 21) is shaping up to be the Bay Area’s largest dev event series with 20+ city-wide events including a 2-Day Dev Conference + Expo, a 2-Day Hackathon @ Rackspace, Hiring Mixer, and partner events hosted by Google, Parse + Facebook, Yelp, Evernote, Klout, Eventbrite, see all partner events here! The goal of DeveloperWeek is to give everyone a landscape view of developer languages, technologies, and best practices within one week with topics ranging from HTML 5 and Javascript App Development to OpenStack and API Strategy.

About CircleClick Media

CircleClick is a digital marketing firm established in 2009 with a core emphasis on SEO. The company specializes in helping clients boost their sales through establishing and maintaining online presences to generate more sales leads. Its team of experts has been in the web industry since the 1990’s, bringing unparalleled expertise to clients to design and build the strongest digital presence possible, and attract customers through incredible content, smart advertising and integrated campaigns.