bianca

An accomplished technology professional known for her systematic approach and breadth of knowledge, Bianca Welds offers a unique blend of business acumen and technology management. Currently, Bianca is putting her myriad of skills to use in managing the Caribbean Mobile Innovation Project. Prior to that, she was involved in developing an ambulatory surgical centre in Kingston. In recent years, Bianca was employed to Keystone Augusta, a holding company based in Orlando, Florida, as Manager of Special Projects, with a specific interest in technology and arts and culture projects, and participated in TechPeaks – The People Accelerator in Trento, Italy.

Bianca’s career has included several years in information technology, both in private sector, with firms such as IBM Jamaica, and public sector in agencies such as the Airports Authority of Jamaica (AAJ) and the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo), before moving on to leadership roles at Griot Music, an innovative live music and entertainment company and Chrysalis Communications, one of Jamaica’s leading web development firms. She has also facilitated the establishment of industry organisations like the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA).

Bianca holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Studies from the University of West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica. She also obtained a Masters of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems, both from the University of Miami in Florida and studied Arts and Culture Management at the University of West Indies in Trinidad.

The techie

BSc. Computer Studies

University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Development

Web development, web administration, software development, database administration

MSc. Information Systems
Cert. Telecommunications

University of Miami, FL

Technology Management

Software sales, software administrator, web agency manager

Front End Web Development

freeCodeCamp (current)

The strategist

M.B.A.

University of Miami, FL

Certificate - Project Management

Technology and Training Institute, Jamaica

Operations & Project Management

Infrastructure projects, software implementation, events, grant funding

Startup Accelerator

TechPEAKS, Italy

Healthcare Management

Ambulatory surgical center management

WordPress Consultant

Founder, L'Attitude Studios (current)

The artisan

Writing

Poetry, blogging, aspiring novelist and children's book author, lyricist

Photography

Black & white film photography, now doing digital

Music

Steel pan performance, teaching & arranging

Dip. Arts & Cultural Enterprise Management

University of the West Indies, Trinidad

Arts Administration

Organisational administration, music industry, live music events, artist management

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Tech Entrepreneurship

Regional program (Caribbean Mobile Innovation Project/PitchIt Caribbean)

Designed Lean Startup Mobile Training Course

Ideas Bootcamp, UWI

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Arts Entrepreneurship

Presentations on online audience development and business models

Founder of a Creative Industries network (under development)

Creative entrepreneurship workshop series (under development)