The Future of Work: Government, Emerging Workforce, and the Role of Applied Intelligence

CHICAGO, IL –  In celebration of Tech Chicago Week 2023, and MuniTask, in partnership with Workbox, proudly present an insightful panel discussion themed, “The Future of Work: Government, Emerging Workforce, and the Role of Applied Intelligence.”

With opening remarks by
Phil Leslie, Head of Ventures at Workbox Holdings, Inc., the panel will feature Illinois State Representative LaShawn K. Ford of the 8th District (D), alongside a diverse group of Chicago’s leading entrepreneurs and civic leaders.  A film crew will be on-site to record the conversation which will be aired as a special edition of the Tech in the Hood podcast at a later date.  Attendees are invited to learn about innovations in workforce development in tech, government and the other AI: Applied Intelligence.



Rep. LaShawn K. Ford | Illinois State Representative for the 8th District (D)
Ahmed “Flex” Omar | CEO & Founder,
Martina Matthews | VoC Expert & Founding Team Member at Chegg
Bashir Muhammed | Founder, Net-Telligence Group (NTG) & Chair of the Westside Health Authority
Julio Rodriguez | Deputy Director, Office of Employment and Training at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
Sara Agate (Moderator) | Founder, MuniTask & Former Assistant Legal Counsel at IL State Senate Democratic Caucus

About is a Black-owned technology consulting and design company that leverages Applied Intelligence to shrink the digital divide through unique interventions in Educational Technology (EdTech), Web 3.0 tools, and advisory guidance for startups, growth-phase companies, minority-owned businesses, and nonprofit organizations. 

About MuniTask

MuniTask is a minority-women owned company whose team believes government workers are essential workers that make our communities a better place to live, work, and play. That’s why MuniTask is democratizing access to government jobs with the power of the gig economy and AI.

***This event will be filmed and recorded, to be aired as a special episode of the Tech in the Hood podcast at a later date. Attendees acknowledge and consent to the possibility of being included in this recording.


Jul 13 2023


9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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