Grand Central Tech (GCT) brings the highly-popular format of Reddit’s AMA to a live format with AMA @ GCT featuring Baratunde Thurston on June 27, 6:00pm. Join trailblazers from the tech industry, and get ready to ask them anything.
Baratunde Thurston is an Emmy-nominated host who has told jokes professionally on five continents, worked for The Onion, produced for The Daily Show, advised the Obama White House, and cleaned bathrooms to pay for his Harvard education. He formerly was a correspondent with NatGeo’s Explorer series, columnist for Fast Company, closing speaker for TED, director’s fellow at the MIT Media Lab, national board member for BUILD, and gentrifier of Brooklyn, New York. He is part of the resistance.
About the venue: Located in midtown Manhattan, Grand Central Tech is home to one of the largest concentration of startups — 110+ companies employing 1,400 people — under one roof, in the country. GCT’s goal is to foster a robust community of startups and entrepreneurs that truly reflects the fabric of New York by supporting the development of an inclusive, diverse, and sustainable technology and entrepreneurship ecosystem and creating pathways to access for underrepresented communities in tech.
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