Gaines Kergosien

Information & Communications Technology

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Succeeding with ADHD

The things that make us different are also often a potential advantage. People with conditions like ADHD must overcome challenges to conform and, in the process, often develop skills that make them exceptional leaders and entrepreneurs.

In this session we will explore how many of the most successful have turned these tendencies into an advantage and how you can do the same, regardless of your diagnosis.

This presentation is based on extensive research as well as personal experience. It is focused on techniques that, while they were developed as coping mechanisms, can be used by anyone with the desire to excel at achieving their goals.


Gaines Kergosien

Technology leader, inspirational speaker, and lifelong learner.

Gaines Kergosien leads Corporate Systems Development for AllianceBernstein and is founder and CIO for Music City Tech, an educational non-profit responsible for organizing the Music City Code, Music City Agile, and Music City Data conferences in Nashville, TN. With over 20 years of experience in software development, Gaines is a three-time recipient of the Microsoft MVP award and served as a board member for Technology Leaders of Nashville and the Nashville Technology Council.

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