The Arizona Technology Council today announced Reetika Dhawan, vice president of Workforce Development and Career & Technical Education, Arizona Western College, has been added to its board of directors. Dhawan was elected unanimously to serve a three-year term at the Council’s quarterly board meeting held Oct. 27.
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The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), part of City of Hope, today announced that industry veteran Kevin Campbell has been appointed the Institute’s Chief Information Officer. Campbell will oversee the design, development, and implementation of infrastructure systems, software applications, and IT support. He’ll also work to identify emerging technologies to be adopted by TGen that support the research and business objectives of the institute.
For several years, the corporate sector — with technology companies often leading the way — has set carbon emission goals and developed strategies to attain these. Most recently, this has moved from a differentiator to “the price of entry.” With increased public concern about climate change and Moody’s Analytics already providing tools to assess a company’s climate risk, the business community’s attention to lowering emissions is intensifying even further.
There is a meme going around social media that really hits home: “I now know time travel is real. Someone keeps trying to time travel back to 2020 and fix it by changing something, but every time they do, they unwittingly make today even worse.” It’s funny because it’s true. I was coping fairly well with things getting worse with the mantra of “focus on what you can change” until the recent rulings of the Supreme Court went beyond the meme into the downright surreal. Until now, I had thought a land war in Europe was unimaginable.
Tech Parks Arizona leader Carol Stewart has been promoted to Vice President at the University of Arizona. She advances the University of Arizona under the leadership of Senior Vice President of Research Innovation and Impact Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Cantwell. Stewart leads the UA Tech Park at Rita Road with her talented team of professionals that collectively have over 165 years of tech park experience and is developing the UA Tech Park at the Bridges. She is also president of the University of Arizona Center for Innovation, a technology business incubator network serving the University of Arizona, Tucson, and the international community.
The Arizona Technology Council today announced it has appointed Todd Komaromy, director of Resource Planning, Arizona Public Service (APS), and Assaf Keren, chief information security officer and vice president, Enterprise Cyber Security, PayPal, to its board of directors. Komaromy and Keren were elected unanimously to serve three-year terms at the Council’s quarterly board meeting held on July 28, 2022.
The Greater Phoenix Chamber announced new leaders within its board of directors to lead the organization in its mission to promote regional prosperity and serve as a catalyst for economic vitality and strong communities in fiscal year 2023. Erin Mettille, public & social impact leader, Slalom Consulting, will serve as the 2022-2023 board chair, succeeding Christina Noble, chief growth officer of Sonora Quest Laboratories. Scott Smith, managing partner or TowerHunter, will serve as chair-elect.
The Arizona Technology Council today announced it has appointed Kurt M. VandenBussche, vice president for Technology Strategy and Innovation, Honeywell, and Ivonne May, portfolio director for the Advanced Air Dominance programs for the Advanced Technologies Mission Area, Raytheon Technologies, to its board of directors. VandenBussche and Ivonne were elected unanimously to serve three-year terms at the Council’s quarterly board meeting held on April 28, 2022.
Innovation happens when the right people get together, and IASP’s International Board Meeting is a microcosm of innovation in action. Its hybrid format gave global experts the unique chance to meet, with some travelling to Malaga, Spain, and others connecting remotely, reflecting the new ways we work and collaborate internationally.
The Arizona Technology Council today announced it has appointed Jeff Burke, director for resource planning, APS; Nathan Harris, CEO, Ease; and Robin S. Reed, co-founder and principal, EmFluent, to its board of directors. All four executives were elected unanimously to serve three-year terms at the Council’s quarterly board meeting held on January 27, 2022.