ThinkSys announces Cal Hacks Sponsorship, first major collegiate hackathon in the San Francisco Bay Area
Sunnyvale, CA, September 26, 2014 – ThinkSys, Inc., a global technology company focused on software development, e-commerce, QA, and QA automation services, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Cal Hacks, the first major collegiate hackathon in the San Francisco Bay Area.
ThinkSys is a longtime advocate of the hackathon concept," says Leslie Sarandah, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "Our executives have championed hackathons as a way to encourage motivated teams of developers to break away from their day-to-day responsibilities and work in teams on projects of their own design. This type of activity generates some amazing customer-centric innovations in a very short period of time."
Alexander Kern, Director of Cal Hacks states "The hackathon attracts natural problem solvers. We expect this event to bring together some of the brightest students in their fields to direct their energies toward complex problems, and with their solutions ultimately being judged by leaders in the technology industry. We are really excited to see the results."
Cal Hacks will take place October 3 – 5 at U. C. Berkeley's Cal Memorial Stadium. The event will bring together hundreds of undergraduate innovators, coders, and hackers from around the world to create incredible software and hardware projects. This collaborative experience offers invaluable connections, mentorship and teambuilding that will benefit participants today and in the future. The event will last 36 hours and is free to accepted participants.
ThinkSys, a global technology products & services company, helps customers improve and grow their business and e-commerce initiatives across the Web and mobile channels. Employing over 120 technology specialists, ThinkSys develops, tests and implements high-quality, cost-effective solutions running in the cloud or onpremise. As a leader in web and mobile manual and test automation and monitoring solutions, using its Krypton framework or other Industry tools, ThinkSys enables developers, QA Professionals and management to help reduce time to market. ThinkSys is privately held and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information visit http://www.ThinkSys.com.
Cal Hacks is the first major collegiate hackathon to take place in the San Francisco Bay Area. Additional sponsors of the event include Microsoft, Google, Dropbox and Facebook. For more information and a complete list of sponsors, go to http://www.calhacks.io.