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.
Acronis SCS, a Scottsdale-based cyber protection and edge data security company, has launched an initiative to fund, train and place at least 300 veterans and spouses into Arizona cybersecurity careers, at no cost to them.
To keep its constituents up to date on the advances in Arizona’s technology community, the Arizona Technology Council announced the latest update of the 2019 Quarterly Arizona Technology Council Industry Impact Report. The data demonstrates Arizona has been successful in attracting a wide variety of technology companies large and small. This is leading to both job growth and STEM talent staying in Arizona to work and live. The progress shows that Arizona is quickly becoming one of the leading technology hubs in the nation.
The Arizona Technology Council in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) present the third annual Smart City + IoT Conference on Thursday, September 12, 2019, where attendees will discover how technology can be harnessed for more successful and sustainable cities.
As Arizona continues to foster innovation and grows into a world-class technology hub, approving a new electric vehicle policy such as this is critical for our state to lead our renewable energy transition. It’s imperative the Corporation Commission continues to move us forward, and the utility companies should play a significant role in enabling the growth of Arizona’s transportation electrification market and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
The Arizona Technology Council today announced David Tuhy, general manager, NSG Software Division, Intel, and Eric Miller, co-founder and principal, PADT, were promoted unanimously by the Council’s board of directors to serve as chair and vice-chair, respectively, for terms ending October 31, 2019. Tuhy is in his third term on the board and Miller is in his first term.
This year, MSS Business Transformation will be presenting the event’s newest accolade, the MSS Business Transformation Leader of the Year Award. This honor will be given to an executive or an organization (for-profit or not-for-profit) that has achieved significant business success driving positive, transformational change in their organization with measurable outcomes in 2018.
It’s all part of what we should do with our neighbors, whether they are next door or separated by a single border. Listen to what they need and help where you can. As President Harry S. Truman said, “All will concede that in order to have good neighbors, we must also be good neighbors.”
The Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards are open to ALL Arizona companies. Membership in the Arizona Technology Council is not required to submit a nomination. Download the nomination category form applicable to your organization and submit to email@example.com by Friday, July 26, 2019.