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AZTC Launches TechConnect Podcast

Posted on: Jun 12, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

In partnership with Coplex, the Arizona Technology Council has launched the TechConnect AZ Podcast in an effort to share the incredible accomplishments of AZTC members and Arizona tech innovators in an easily-consumable, convenient format. Every month, we will be bringing you a unique story showcasing a member of the local technology community. The players of…

Members Access Hundreds of Job Seekers at 2018 Tech Career Fair

Posted on: Jun 11, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

The 2018 Tech Career Fair, hosted by the Arizona Technology Council and LocalWork on Tuesday, June 5 at the Tempe Center of the Arts, was a homerun success, bringing in hundreds of qualified job seekers to connect with employers like Nextiva, State Farm, SRP, USAA, CitizenServe, + more. This year’s event featured a pre-fair panel…

AZTC Releases Industry Impact Report

Posted on: Jun 11, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

The Arizona Technology Council is excited to announce the release of our Technology Industry Impact Report, a compilation of research showing Arizona tech industry data on the economic contribution, wages, workforce development, patents, taxes, and more. This report was commissioned by AZTC and conducted by eImpact, a Portland-based organization that creates web-based data-reporting solutions designed…

Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority to Join Landmark Gathering of State and Federal STEM Education Leaders at the White House

Posted on: Jun 4, 2018 | By: Alec Robertson

White House Summit Will Help Inform Next 5-Year STEM Education Strategy PHOENIX, June 4, 2018 –  President and CEO Steven G. Zylstra of the Arizona Technology Council and Sandra Watson, president & CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority were recently nominated by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey to attend the first-of-its-kind State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and…

2017 AZTC Annual Report

Posted on: May 21, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

It is our pleasure to present the 2017 Arizona Technology Council Annual Report, chronicling last year’s achievements. Arizona definitely grabbed the headlines in early 2017 when autonomous cars headed this way after our own Gov. Doug Ducey offered the state’s roads for testing self-driving vehicles when California’s sea of regulations created too many barriers for…

Send Job Postings for Inclusion in AZTC Communications

Posted on: Mar 14, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

The Arizona Technology Council wants to help its members fill open positions that arise in the organization. The jobs will appear here in our monthly newsletter. To list your jobs, send us the following: Company name Title of the position Brief job summary (max 75 words) Where to apply The deadline is the first Friday…

AZTC CEO Named 2018 CompTIA Tech Champion

Posted on: Feb 20, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

The Arizona Technology Council is pleased to announce that its President and CEO, Steven G. Zylstra, has been named a Tech Champion by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). Zylstra was recognized for his leadership in championing technology policy in Arizona and for his commitment to his association, its members and his civic and community…

AZTC Now Requiring Member Login for Event Registration

Posted on: Jan 11, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

This year will be one of transformation for the Arizona Technology Council as we work to grow and improve the value we provide to our membership base and the local technology community.  Of those changes, perhaps the one that will have the biggest impact on our members is the requirement for all members to sign-in…

AZTC Partners with Greater Phoenix Chamber to Launch AZ Cyber Talent Website

Posted on: Jan 11, 2018 | By: Lauren Witte

The Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) recently partnered with the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) to launch AZCyberTalent.com, a website to connect students, employees, educators, and corporations who are interested in getting involved in and improving the cybersecurity community in Arizona. Building a Pipeline of Cybersecurity Talent One of the biggest intentions of the website…

Arizona Technology Council Releases its Annual Public Policy Guide and Announces Top Legislative Priorities for 2018

Posted on: Dec 18, 2017 | By: Alec Robertson

Education Funding, Career Training and Small Business Growth Top the List for the Council and Arizona’s Technology Sector PHOENIX, December 18, 2017 —The Arizona Technology Council today released its annual Public Policy Guide to disclose its legislative priorities for 2018. These priorities include funding education, creating and funding a job training program, and making existing…