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AZTC Statement on Senator John McCain

Posted on: Jul 20, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte

“We join the nation in the outpouring of well-wishes for our senator John McCain,” said Steven G. Zylstra, president and CEO, Arizona Technology Council. “It’s a privilege to have such a true hero and patriot represent us in Washington and we are confident he will fight his battle with cancer with the courage and determination…

Advertise in the 2017 AzBusiness Tech Supplement

Posted on: Jun 28, 2017 | By: Lauren Witte

A message from the Arizona Technology Council President + CEO, Steve Zylstra:  Dear Valued Arizona Technology Council Members: We are pleased to announce that our valuable partnership with AZ Big Media has continued for 2017, and we will be featuring a special Arizona Technology Council section and supplement in the upcoming September/October 2017 issue of…

Arizona Technology Council Rallies the Technology Community to Successfully Recapitalize the Angel Investment Tax Credit

Posted on: May 22, 2017 | By: Alec Robertson

Governor Ducey Signs HB 2191 Bill to Allocate $10 Million Back into the ProgramPHOENIX, May 22, 2017 — Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2191 today, authorizing $2.5 million a year for the next four years into the Angel Investor Tax Credit program for capital infusions into early-stage startup companies. The Arizona Technology Council and…

Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Astronomy Consortium Play Pivotal Role Protecting Arizona’s Dark Skies and its Statewide Economic Impact

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

The Bill Signed by Governor Ducey to Extend Electronic Message Centers in Mohave County Includes Legal Protections Fought for by the Council and its AlliesPHOENIX, May 03, 2017 — Senate Bill 1114 sponsored by Sen. Sonny Borelli and Lamar Advertising and recently signed by Governor Doug Ducey, allows electronic billboards within a 40-mile radius of…

Arizona Technology Council Announces New Employees in its Phoenix and Tucson Offices

Posted on: Apr 27, 2017 | By: Alec Robertson

Lauren Witte, Linda Surovick and Alison Boelts Add More than 60 Years of Combined Marketing, Events, Finance and Trade Association Experience PHOENIX, April 27, 2017 — Working to continually help its members succeed, the Arizona Technology Council has hired new employees in both its Phoenix and Tucson offices. Lauren Witte is now serving as the…

University of Advancing Technology and The University of Arizona Executives Elected to Arizona Technology Council Board of Directors

Posted on: Apr 24, 2017 | By: Alec Robertson

Top Arizona Leaders Bring Deep Experience in Education to Council’s World-class Board PHOENIX, April 24, 2017 — The Arizona Technology Council today announced it has appointed Dr. David Bolman, provost and chief academic officer of the University of Advancing Technology, and Stephen Fleming, vice president of Strategic Business Initiatives at The University of Arizona’s Office…

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…