Get to know Aaron Clark- the former developer and the force of nature behind Justice Reskill, several local DEI initiatives, the Colorado Black Business Coalition, being an advisor to a local VC firm and MUCH more. This will be a super candid discussion on what it's like to be a Black man in the Colorado tech scene, his vision for helping people affected by the criminal justice system find new opportunities in tech and any questions you may have!
Get to know Aaron Clark, CEO of Justice Reskill
Dave has been part of Boulder Startup Week for 11 years as an organizer or sponsor. He is a passionate community builder, he has spent thousands of hours bringing people together, with no expectation of anything in return. As founder of Technical Integrity, he helps startups build the best, most inclusive engineering and executive teams. When he's not building teams or fostering community, you can find him hiking, snowboarding or relaxing with his wife, Jaelin and their dog, Storm, in the mountains of Colorado.
Aaron is the Founder & CEO of Justice Reskill, a social enterprise that equips justice-involved individuals with the skills, resources, and connections needed to achieve lasting career success in tech and related high-wage industries. Aaron is a Board Member of Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute, a Twilio Champion, and a member of /dev/color. He currently leads the Equity Initiative for Energize Colorado and acts as the co-chair for the Developer Track of Denver Startup Week, a fund advisor for Matchstick Ventures, and an advisory council member for the Responsible Business Initiative for Justice. Aaron was recently named to Colorado's 2020 Inno on Fire list, and Equity Solutions, the parent organization of Justice Reskill, was selected as Boulder Chamber of Commerce Startup of the Year in 2021. He is also active in multiple community workforce development projects.