RocketSpace Launches RocketU to Fuel Tech Economy

RocketSpace Launches RocketU to Fuel Tech Economy 
Company Appoints Michelle Berry as Senior Vice President to Lead the
RocketU Business 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/14/13 --  RocketSpace, an
open innovation campus in San Francisco, announced today the launch
of RocketU, an education and talent business focused on professional
development programs and placement for both technical professionals
and entrepreneurs. RocketU students will gain access to curated
learning tracks that enable them to independently select programs
that meet their individual career objectives. 
Michelle Berry, senior vice president of RocketU, will be responsible
for the development, growth and expansion of the education and talent
business within the RocketSpace open innovation campus. 
"We are in the midst of a technology skills crisis," said Berry.
"There are not enough highly skilled, technical software developers
to meet current demand. The goal of RocketU is to develop
well-rounded, next generation technical talent to meet the hiring
needs of innovative, high-growth technology companies." 
RocketU will offer a broad spectrum of technical immersion programs,
developer boot camps, professional development courses and leadership
education intensives to meet the needs of professionals throughout
their career trajectory. The program is geared toward top performing,
highly motivated professionals who view career development as a
priority. 
"RocketSpace is dedicated to building the perfect ecosystem of
resources technology companies need to grow," said Duncan Logan, CEO
of RocketSpace and RocketU. "Our open innovation campus will provide
RocketU students with an unparalleled learning experience similar to
the environment in some of the most innovative companies in the world
as well as giving them access to potential employment once they're
RocketU certified." 
RocketU is now accepting applications for its first technical boot
camp due to run in the summer of 2013. Please visit
www.rocket-space.com/rocketu for additional information and to apply. 
About RocketSpace:
 RocketSpace is an open innovation campus located
in the heart of San Francisco. Its members are innovative,
fast-growing technology companies who want to gain an unfair
advantage in the market. Similarly to top business scho
ols,
RocketSpace surrounds its members with the perfect ecosystem of
resources they need to grow, including easy access to corporate
brands, venture funds, partnerships, speakers, mentoring, talent and
corporate resources required for next stage growth. Notable alumni
include Uber, Leap Motion, Snip.it and Podio. Corporate partners
include British Airways, Microsoft, Pearson and General Motors. For
more information, please visit http://www.rocket-space.com and follow
us at @RocketSpace. 
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