Tech Talks - Breaking into the Tech Sector

6 July 2023

Breaking into the Tech Sector Enterprise Cayman Tech Talks Event

Breaking into the Tech Sector

Thursday, 6 July 2023 • The Loft Located at the Compass Centre • 5:30 pm Doors Open • 6:00 pm Discussion Starts

Join us for a dynamic panel discussion on Cayman's evolving tech sector and what we can do to support a growing workforce, essential to fueling the industry.

Learn from a panel of individuals who bring unique perspectives and inspiring examples of what's possible. Gain new insights into the untapped potential of raw talent, the advantages of hiring diverse skillsets, and the transformative impact that young adults can have on your organisation. Let's discuss!

Guest Speakers

Breaking into the Tech Sector Enterprise Cayman Guest Speakers

  • Ben Bailey, Moderator 

    Ben has over 6 years’ experience in the Tech Recruitment market with over 3 years specifically in Cayman. Ben leads the Tech Division at SteppingStones and launched SteppingStones Tech last February, offering a tailored and specialist service to companies and individuals in the Cayman Islands.

  • Al Ebanks, Panelist 

    Al is a tech-savvy and creative individual with a passion for game development and technology. Graduating from Brock University with a Bachelor's Degree in Game Development (Honors) and an Advanced Diploma in Game Development and Design from Niagara College, Al possesses a strong educational foundation in the field. Beyond academia, their interests extend to collecting and restoring retro and vintage tech, as well as collaborating on small game projects and other technology ventures. Currently serving as a User Support Specialist at Brave Software and concurrently holding the role of a Maker Space Ambassador with Cayman Enterprise City and Sustainable Cayman, they are dedicated to sharing knowledge while fostering a thriving creative environment. They are constantly on the lookout for fresh opportunities to innovate and create, not only in the realm of tech but also in broader domains.  

  • Christian Murray, Panelist
    Christian was introduced to the IT industry at the young age of 15, where he gained experience servicing, repairing and assembling computer systems. He has now taken on the role as Technology and Operations Intern at Cayman Enterprise City which has allowed him to be exposed to various disciplines in technology. He intends to pursue a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Engineering at university this fall.
  • Ashleigh Powell, Panelist 

    Ashleigh attended The University of Texas at San Antonio and received her Bachelor of Business Administration – BBA, Cyber Security in 2018. She is currently working towards a Master's degree in Cyber Security Strategy and Information Management. She comes from a background of many years of experience in Network Administration and Information Technology Security. She is currently employed as a Senior Information Security Engineer.

  • Daniel Powery, Panelist 
    Daniel is an accomplished IT leader with a proven track record of delivering transformative change. He has extensive experience managing complex projects and possesses expertise in key areas including cybersecurity, networking, IT service management (ITSM), and IT infrastructure management. Daniel holds a BSc in Information Technology from the University of Southampton (UK) and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Additionally, he previously earned an industry-standard ITIL Foundation Certificate, and a Data Science certification from Microsoft. Currently, he is serving as the IT Manager at CISCA Co-operative Credit Union. 

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