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2016 Arizona Technology Council Annual Report

Posted on: Apr 19, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte

It is the Council’s pleasure to present the 2016 Arizona Technology Council Annual Report, chronicling last year’s achievements. The Arizona technology industry experienced another outstanding year, with the technology workforce expanding, more startups being formed, and more companies relocating to Arizona. Last year’s accomplishments further validate the Council’s goal of securing Arizona as a competitive…

Arizona Technology Council Among Seven Chambers to Sign AZ + Mexico MOU

Posted on: Apr 5, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte

During a recent trip to Hermosillo, Mexico, Arizona Technology Council President + CEO Steven G. Zylstra was among seven leaders to sign a collaborative exchange memorandum to benefit the Greater Phoenix and Hermosillo Metropolitan regions.The Arizona Technology Council, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, the Black Chamber of Arizona, and the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce…

Arizona Technology Industry Added 2,500-Plus Workers in 2016

Posted on: Apr 3, 2017 | By: Alec Robertson

State ranks 18th in tech employment, 14th in innovationPhoenix, April 3, 1027 – Arizona’s technology industry added an estimated 2,545 new jobs in 2016, according to Cyberstates 2017™, the definitive annual analysis of the nation’s tech industry released today by CompTIA, the world’s leading technology association.With an estimated 139,439 workers, Arizona ranks 18th among the…

Aspect, Infusionsoft, Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, Viptela and Wells Fargo Executives Elected to Arizona Technology Council Board of Directors

Posted on: Jan 25, 2017 | By: Alec Robertson

Top Arizona Business Leaders Join World-class Board of Directors Dedicated to Advancing Arizona’s Technology IndustryPHOENIX, January 25, 2017 — Continuing to expand its influence in Arizona’s technology community, the Arizona Technology Council announced it has appointed Chris Koziol, president, Aspect, David Pinkus, VP of software engineering, Infusionsoft, Russ Yelton, CEO, Pinnacle Transplant Technologies, James Winebrenner, vice…

Make a 2016 Tax-Deductible Donation to the AZTC Foundation

Posted on: Dec 14, 2016 | By: Lauren Witte

As you plan your final philanthropic activities of 2016, we hope you will consider the Arizona Technology Council Foundation. The AZTC Foundation is a leader for protecting and supporting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education programs in the state of Arizona. We are dedicated to enhancing the STEM activities available to students through projects,…

Steven G. Zylstra, President and CEO of the Arizona Technology Council, Named Executive of the Year by the Arizona Society of Association Executives

Posted on: Nov 28, 2016 | By: Alec Robertson

The Award Recognizes the Year’s Most Exceptional Association Executives and the Commitment to Their Respective Staff, Members and Industry PHOENIX, November 28, 2016 – The Arizona Technology Council is pleased to announce that its President and CEO, Steven G. Zylstra, has been named the Arizona Society of Association Executives (AzSAE) Executive of the Year. The highest…

Innovators in Science and Technology Celebrated at Arizona Technology Council’s 2016 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation

Posted on: Nov 10, 2016 | By: Alec Robertson

TASER President and CEO, Rick Smith, Receives OneNeck IT Solutions’ Lifetime Achievement Award Alongside Individual, Company, Education and Legislative Award WinnersPHOENIX, November 10, 2016 — At a prestigious gala attended by the top technology companies in Arizona to honor the state’s science and technology innovators, the Arizona Technology Council in conjunction with the Arizona Commerce…

Regional Companies Showcase Latest Technology and Business Innovations at the Arizona Technology Council’s Fourth Annual Tech + Business Expo

Posted on: Oct 13, 2016 | By: Alec Robertson

The Council Will Also Present Awards for Southern Arizona Innovator, Manufacturer and Member of the YearTUCSON, Ariz., October 13, 2016 — The fourth annual Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo, hosted by the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority will provide a platform for regional technology leaders to showcase their latest technology or…

2017 Marketers Network Now Accepting Applications

Posted on: Oct 7, 2016 | By: Merry Lake Merrell

The Arizona Technology Council is recruiting for its 2017 Marketers Network in Phoenix. This is an exclusive peer-to-peer group of marketing leaders who help each other solve marketing and demand generation challenges.The Marketers Network was launched in late 2015 and is a professionally facilitated, peer-to-peer board of advisers, assembled to help marketing professionals address issues facing…

At SySTEM Phoenix, Students Learn 21st Century Skills by Solving Problems

Posted on: Nov 16, 2016 | By: Merry Lake Merrell

21st century skills include critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration. Existing public schools, especially those that serve low-income populations, fall short on curriculum for these skills. That’s why in 2014 visionary leader Angelica Cruz founded SySTEM Schools in central Phoenix where there were only “D” and “C” rated schools and none were STEM focused. Armed…

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