Show off your Skills. Here’s who’ll be watching…

We’re not sure how to tell you this. But as a Go Code Colorado participant, you’re kind of a big deal. You get to show off your skillz, do your thang, make it count in front of a bunch of really impressive people. Read: judges.
It’s your big chance. So do it up. Data like crazy. Here’s who’ll be watching:


Sandi Mays
Sandi Mays
is founder, CIO and EVP at Zayo. She’s created a 63% female team, promoting diversity and inclusion with ease. She serves on boards, mentors with multiple organizations and knows how to make ideas happen.



Nicole Craine


Nicole Craine is COO of SurveyGizmo, industry leader in data collection and survey software. She believes in the power of collaboration and the possibility of simultaneous speed, efficiency and scalability when seeking client solutions.



Ingrid Alongi


Ingrid Alongi, founder and head of talent at Cognizant (formerly QuickLeft) is an engineer who loves playing at the intersection of technology and human connection. With years of interactive agency and startup cred, she’s all about keeping innovation alive during that sticky software development process.



Joe Thurman


Joe Thurman’s got passion for entrepreneurship—from startup to established—and is driven to help organizations solve IT problems. He’s founder and CEO at and Jobber Group, and is a do-gooder, supporting people wherever he goes.





Erik Mitisek is executive director of Project X-ITE at the University of Denver and chief innovation officer at the State of Colorado. He is also the former CEO of the Colorado Technology Association and one of the founders for Denver Startup Week. His mission (and he’s already succeeding) is to help make Colorado the most recognized innovation and technology center between the coasts.



These judges are ready for you. Are you ready for them? Knock ‘em dead. We know you will.

But before you get in front of this great group, you’ve got to make it as a finalist team. And you can’t make it to be a finalist if you don’t register and come to Challenge Weekend. So register today.

Key Events


Kickoff 2017

February 01, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Challenge Weekend

April 07, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fri - Sun21 - 23

Mentor Weekend

April 21 @ 6:00 PM - April 23 @ 8:00 PM

Final Event

MAY 24 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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