NVTC Titans Series to Highlight On-Demand Economy and the Changing Nature of Work

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Sept. 15 event to feature Virginia Senator Mark Warner, Care.com CEO Sheila Lirio Marcelo and Handy CEO Oisin Hanrahan

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The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today that Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.), Handy CEO and Co-Founder Oisin Hanrahan, and Care.com Founder, Chairwoman and CEO Sheila Lirio Marcelo will headline the organization’s upcoming Titans series event on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.

An astonishing 86.5 million Americans (42% of the adult population) have reported using on-demand services and over 45 million have worked in the on-demand economy, according to 2016 survey results published in TIME. Handy, Care.com and other on-demand companies are disrupting traditional service delivery models and changing today’s business landscape. Sen. Warner has been a national leader in highlighting the growth and potential ramifications of this on-demand economy.

During the event, Sen. Warner, Hanrahan and Marcelo will discuss innovation, opportunity and the implications of the changing nature of work, as well as share strategies for how both businesses and individuals can be empowered in the 21st century on-demand economy.

DATE:                
September 15, 2016

TIME:    
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration and networking
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast and program

LOCATION:    
The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
700 Tysons Blvd.
McLean, VA
Directions to The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner

REGISTRATION:    
To register as a member of the press, please contact Alexa Magdalenski at
703-904-7878, ext. 207 or email amagdalenski(at)nvtc(dot)org.

The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.

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The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; and the NVTC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and other priorities within Virginia's technology community. Visit NVTC at http://www.nvtc.org.

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