About the Council
The Arizona Technology Council is Arizona's premier trade association for science and technology companies. Recognized as having a diverse professional business community, Council members work toward furthering the advancement of technology in Arizona through leadership, education, legislation and social action. The Arizona Technology Council offers numerous events, educational forums and business conferences that bring together leaders, managers, employees and visionaries to make an impact on the technology industry. These interactions contribute to the Council's culture of growing member businesses and transforming technology in Arizona.
The Council was established in 2002 after the Arizona High Tech Industry Cluster merged with the Arizona Software & Industry Association.
Led by Chairman Roger Vogel, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Vante, the Council is governed by a Board of Directors. Steven G. Zylstra serves as president and CEO and is responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the Council.
With an office in Phoenix, an office in Tucson and events regularly serving northern Arizona, the Council is Arizona's only statewide organization serving the technology sector. Providing its member companies with marketing opportunities, educational events, discounts on products and services and also creating business-focused legislation to enhance Arizona's business climate, the Council ranks as one of the most important business organizations in the state.