Local entrepreneur says to retrain from within

PROVO — One of the most serious shortages in high-tech or innovative companies that employers face is finding technologists and programmers.

By 2020, there will be 1.4 million computing jobs and only 400,000 computer science students graduating.

“We need a new talent pool,” Sara Dansie Jones said and then gave solutions.

 Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum invited Jones to share her insight on the shortage and how to build an A-Team of technologists for the monthly luncheon on Oct. 9 at Zions Bank in Provo.

Jones comes with an impressive list of qualifications. Jones is vice president of Strategic Development for Patent Law Works LLC and a former shareholder and patent attorney. More […]