SOURCE: Cybertech



April 09, 2015 08:00 ET

LifeJourney™ Partners With CyberTECH to Launch STEM Education Technology Platform

CyberTECH to Launch Unique High School STEM and Mentor Program to Corporations

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 9, 2015) - LifeJourney™, a technology platform that enables students to test drive their future by living a day in the life of America's STEM and Cyber leaders is partnering with CyberTECH, one of the nation's leading cybersecurity and Internet of Things (IoT) based ecosystem networks, to deliver its solution to corporations and high schools in the United States. LifeJourney is helping solve the shortage of applicants in STEM jobs through a dynamic career awareness, simulation, and mentoring platform. The program, sponsored by corporations, is determined to assure themselves a strong future workforce, while helping millions of students understand their future at the middle, high school and community college level where career decisions begin.

Darin Andersen, Chairman and Founder of CyberTECH commented, "If we are going to be successful, we have to reach young adults when they are in high school. LifeJourney enables students to live a day in the life of America's STEM and Cyber allowing students to experience their future potential today."

"We were particularly drawn to CyberTECH not only because of their outstanding network of corporations and professionals, but also their shared mission around education," noted Rick Geritz, Founder and CEO of LifeJourney. "With 100,000's of open jobs in Cyber Security, students can now gain the skills needed to secure their future."

The LifeJourney technology platform enables leading local companies to mentor thousands of students by experiencing their professional journey in their area of expertise. Unlike traditional mentorship experiences, LifeJourney provides a unique opportunity for companies to connect a single mentor with thousands of students from schools across the nation.

For companies, participating in LifeJourney it is not only an opportunity to inspire the next STEM generation, but to enable them to experience their company's vision, mission, and values through interactive experiences based on a company's innovative products, services, or solutions.

About LifeJourney™
LifeJourney enables students to test drive their future by living a day in the life of America's STEM and Cyber leaders. (

About CyberTECH
CyberTECH is a global cybersecurity and Internet of Things (IoT) network ecosystem providing cybersecurity and IoT resources, strategic programs and thought leadership events across the nation. In partnership with national and local organizations, the CyberTECH mission is to stimulate innovation and advance the adoption of cyber and IoT technologies for the economic and social benefit of the nation.