Creating the Aspire Tech Bus

Creating the Aspire Tech Bus

Sunday, September 18 / 3:40pm–3:50pm / JBL Theater

Presenter: Thomas Phillips

Hear from the creator of The Tech Bus, a school bus renovated into an agile mobile tech lab, where high school students will learn web development. The Tech Bus is the first project of his company Aspire, whose aim is to increase the technical competency and confidence of Detroit Public School students. By bringing the tech industry to them, they will be better-equipped for futures in tech.


About the Presenter

Thomas Phillips is a QA Engineer at Amazon with an insatiable desire for knowledge. Thomas is a Detroit native, and is passionate about technology, education, and uplift. Thomas is the founder of Aspire Consulting & Engineering, and Aspire’s first project is The Tech Bus, a school bus renovated into an Agile mobile tech lab, where high school students will learn web development.