Milwaukee SPIN

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Trends in Technology Forum

Join us in a Technology Trends Forum where we’ll discuss how these trends impact our professional landscape!


Moderator: Chris Hayes - Vice President – Digital Development at National Business Furniture


Panel Participants:

David Pine - Technical Evangelist and a Microsoft MVP, Centare

David Manske  - Product Manager within the Digital Innovation and Research Team at Northwestern Mutual

Date and Time
Monday, 09/25/2017
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM Free Food and Networking 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM Panel Forum
National Business Furniture
770 S 70th St
Milwaukee, WI 53214

Please use the rear entrance. Parking is available on the side and back of the building.

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Free - Thanks to our Sponsors and NBF
Speaker Bio:

David Pine is a Technical Evangelist and a Microsoft MVP working at Centare, with a passion for learning. David is a technical blogger, whose blogs have been featured on, blogs.msdn and David is active in the developer community, contributing to popular open-source projects, serving as a mentor and giving back to


David enjoys short walks on the beach, because it is more difficult to enjoy an ice cold beer while walking. When David isn’t actively interacting with a keyboard, you can find him spending time with his wife and their three sons, Lyric, Londyn and Lennyx.



David Manske is a Product Manager within the Digital Innovation and Research Team at Northwestern Mutual. Being born into the Millennials has blessed him with a slight advantage in the tech space but he doesn’t take it for granted. He’s a serial Entrepreneur with a passion for great UX but lacks any creative bones in his body. When he’s not building apps and chatbots, he’s either spending time with his family or bow hunting the elusive whitetail deer.