Gaines Kergosien

Information & Communications Technology

Nashville, 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

VP Corporate Systems at AllianceBernstein, Executive Director for Music City Tech, and Microsoft MVP

Gaines Kergosien has over 20 years of experience in software development and now works as Vice President, Corporate System Development Manager at AllianceBernstein. He also serves in the volunteer role of Chief Innovation Officer for Music City Tech, including the Music City Code, Music City Agile, and Music City Data conferences. Much of his remaining free time is spent speaking on emerging technology trends at events across the globe and providing thought leadership as a Microsoft MVP.

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