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IT @ State Farm – More Than an Insurance Company

Speaker: 
Victor Montgomery and Sheneeka Ward
Affiliation: 
State Farm Insurance
Time: 
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: 
Capital Suite, Student Center

When you think of State Farm, what comes to mind? If you are like most people, you think of an insurance company. And you would be correct: State Farm is an insurance industry leader. But did you know that underlying its success is a very large, progressive, innovative IT shop? State Farm is home to 5,500+ IT employees working in technologies such as Java, iOS, Android, Hadoop, and much more. Want to learn more about this industry leader and how you can become a part of a Fortune 50 organization using your IT skills? Join us as we discuss IT @ State Farm.

Speaker's Bio: 

Victor Montgomery, Business Analyst (Recruiting and Hiring). Victor has worked for State Farm for 10+ years. He spent the majority of his career as a software developer (coder, team lead, project coordinator). He also has a background in HR. He is currently responsible for recruiting and hiring IT professionals (interns, entry-level, and experienced).

Sheneeka Ward, Software Developer (Java). Sheneeka is a 2014 graduate of GSU’s computer science program. She currently works as a software developer (Java) supporting State Farm’s claims applications.