Encora, a leader in outsourced product development (OPD) services, announced that Asaf Kharal has been appointed as executive vice president and general counsel effective Sept. 1, 2020. In this critical role, Kharal will provide wide-ranging business and legal counsel on areas of business development, customer contracts, commercial arrangements, employment and labor relations, financial transactions, corporate governance and compliance.
Barbara Whye is the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer and Corporate VP of Social Impact and Human Resources at Intel. In this Q&A interview with Forbes, Barbara explains how she sees diversity work in the current moment.
PADT, Inc. expands into Texas, Honeywell to supply flight deck technology for Vertical Aerospace’s urban air mobility vehicle, Digital Air Strike win 2 national awards for credit prequalification technology for vehicle financing, Delta Technology announces it partnership with Fuji Robotics, University of Arizona is awarded $26 million to architect the quantum internet, CenturyLink wins contract to provide advanced technology to state agencies, Blue Yonder has acquired Yantriks, a SaaS provider of commerce and fulfillment microservices, Indecomm Digital Services launches new identity as Encora, Avnet appoints interim CEO, and more.
The agreement adds technologies such as multi-touch displays, avionics system controls, avionics software and the vehicle operating system, which are meant to simplify operation of the aircraft without sacrificing safety. The technology is intended to make the aircraft simpler to operate than a traditional airplane or helicopter.
As more and more people are working from home, privacy has taken on a whole new importance, which could explain the fact that data privacy firms are thriving, even during the pandemic — perhaps especially during the pandemic.
Honeywell has opened a new facility near its Honeywell Aerospace headquarters in Phoenix dedicated to maintenance for the U.S. military T55 turboshaft helicopter engines. The new Center for Excellence was established after Honeywell secured approval from the U.S. Army through a product verification audit. It brings together engineering, production, repair and overhaul work for the T55 engine to optimize operations.
The Arizona Technology Council’s July 2020 MarTech Series event featured Televerde Marketing Transformation Consultant Amanda Ovenden as she shared how to go about reevaluating your company’s technology stack and how to develop the crucial game plan to align your teams around shared information. Moderated by by MarTech Series Co-Chair Sheila Klefkorn, CEO of KEO Marketing, it was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
Arizona State University announces its partnership with ADHS to increase COVID-19 testing in Arizona, UArizona has the top water resources program in the United States, Honeywell Aerospace opens its new Phoenix facility for repairing military helicopter engines, CampusLogic receives $120 million growth investment, Osborn Maledon partner elected to Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, Axosoft announces GitKraken Suite of developer tools, Axon names Regina Holloway as new VP of community impact, and more.
With plans to create a pipeline of AI talent, Intel is teaming with the Arizona’s largest community college system to design an AI associate’s degree program—making it the first Intel-designed AI associate degree program in the nation.
The Arizona Technology Council’s June 2020 Tech Inclusion Forum featured Reuben Miller, Director in Intel Corporation’s director of Global Diversity, Inclusion and Social Impact. Moderated by Stefanie Causey, CxO Consultant at Savvy XaaS LLC, it was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.