Before joining Solving for Tech, Abby Kanarek, was Vice President of Operations at Living in Digital Times and has never met a showroom floor or conference schedule hard enough to bring her to her knees. With almost twenty years of experience in conference and event planning, her exceptional organizational skills made her well-equipped to coordinate the Living in Digital Times exhibitor space, conferences, and competitions.
In her previous life, Abby worked for many years in the field of education. In addition to teaching test preparation classes, she has written materials to help prepare students for state grade-level tests, Advanced Placement tests, and college entrance tests for The Princeton Review. She’s also been a lobbyist, a legislative aide, a bank designer, a bicycle salesperson, a private college counselor, a graduate student, a law school student, and a two-time winner of the Balls and Strikes Rotisserie Baseball League. Abby holds an undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine.