Nancy Hammervik leads CompTIA Tech Career Academy's program development and industry outreach to help individuals launch their tech careers. Acting as a spokesperson for the Academy to encourage youth and adults to consider a tech career, she shares her passion that rewarding careers in tech are available to all. She also builds relationships with tech industry hiring companies to help the Academy deliver graduates that are prepared to handle the jobs that tech businesses need to be fulfilled.
As executive vice president, industry relations, for CompTIA, Nancy also is responsible for elevating the association's public profile among its membership and across the IT industry. She is the principal liaison between members and the association; helps shape CompTIA member programs and association initiatives for the IT industry; and acts as an advocate on behalf of members and the broader industry.
Nancy joined CompTIA in 2011 after a 25-year career with United Business Media’s Everything Channel, a top provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting and sales and marketing services. Her last position with the company was senior vice president, events, where she was responsible for the company's entire global events business. She led the sales, marketing, recruitment, content and event production strategies for the events business. Her event portfolio focused on large scale, regional, community, virtual and custom events that brought together leading executives in the high tech industry. During her tenure there, she managed the integration of Gartner’s Vision Events portfolio, including Midsize Enterprise Summit and HealthCare Summit.