The Arizona Technology Council today announced that Eric Miller, co-founder and principal of PADT, Inc., was elected by the Council’s board of directors to serve as chairman for a term ending Oct. 31, 2020. He is stepping up from his previous position as vice-chairman. The Council also welcomes Jonathon Talcott, attorney, Ballard Spahr, as an officer in the position of secretary. Eric Lewis, CPA, partner, EY, was reappointed as an officer to the position of treasurer.
In an unprecedented move to provide quality health care coverage to member companies of all sizes in the state, the Arizona Technology Council announced the launch of its own Association Health Plan (AHP) in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. Created by an Arizona organization for Arizona employers, the Council’s AHP effective date is January 1, 2020, and quotes will be accepted beginning October 15, 2019.
The Center for the Future of Arizona announced its award from the U.S. Department of Education to advance its Career Connected Pathways (CCP) work addressing Arizona’s urgent need to increase postsecondary enrollment and attainment—particularly of high-needs students—through pathways focused on preparing students for careers in STEM fields
There’s more than just desert sand and scorching heat in Arizona’s state capital. Phoenix is finally getting its due as a haven for entrepreneurs. Here are five reasons why Phoenix is an increasingly hospitable environment for entrepreneurs.
Oct 10 panel with some of Arizona’s #TechTitans: The complexities and out-and-out terror of the world’s cybersecurity battle is all too real. It will take an army of new recruits – such as the many GCU students going through their cybersecurity “boot camp” – to win the fight.
The Arizona Republic’s article, “Ducey loves to tout the state’s tech industry. His rhetoric doesn’t always match reality,” buried the lead. This is the reality: Arizona’s high-tech sector is indeed a rising star, a point of pride for our state.
For his numerous contributions to the Arizona science and technology communities, Professor Emeritus James C. Wyant, the founding dean of The University of Arizona’s College of Optical Sciences, will be awarded the AccountabilIT Lifetime Achievement Award October 24 at the 2019 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) at the Phoenix Convention Center.
Applications are now being accepted for open positions. The deadline for application is Friday, October 18, 2019, by 12 p.m. For questions and how to apply, contact Meredith Orr at email@example.com. Open industries of high interest are: banking, attorney, social media, public relations and web security.
Benchmark Chief Technology Officer Jan Janick discusses his passion for technology, his career accomplishments, his tech industry inspiration, and the hardest thing about working in a tech-related field.
Business-to-business (B2B) marketing agency KEO Marketing recently achieved a significant milestone for the business: Sheila Kloefkorn founded the award-winning agency 20 years ago today. Since then, the team has helped hundreds of businesses achieve outstanding marketing results and grow by hundreds of millions of dollars. They have been recognized with nearly 100 national and international awards and recognitions.
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