Presented by PetSmart, this year’s Unity Agent honor is awarded to Sheila Kloefkorn, President and CEO of KEO Marketing, a full-service, business-to-business marketing agency in Phoenix. Sheila has dedicated her life’s work to building a more equitable world that provides opportunity for all.
The University of Arizona is rolling out a new cybersecurity degree program, the Biodesign Institute receives $1.5 million to develop early-warning system for flu outbreaks, a new Maricopa IT Institute to open at Phoenix College, Tucson-based QuakeWrap earns EPA research funding, Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corporation wins $5M in government contracts, and more.
The days of when highways will be filled with autonomous trucks are years away. But UPS believes it’s worth jumping in at an early stage to take advantage of some of the automated driving, such as advanced braking technology that TuSimple can offer today.
Phoenix College and Maricopa County Community College District are unveiling plans to create a Maricopa IT Institute at Phoenix College, utilizing a currently vacant building located in the heart of downtown Phoenix. The institute will prepare students for high-demand careers and help meet labor market demands within the field of information technology.
An infrastructure innovation coming out of the research labs of Arizona-based QuakeWrap, Inc., and promising to help solve a major problem in city drinking water systems, has received federal funding from the research arm of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA).
Companies that take time to understand the fundamental reasons for resignation are able to transform flaws into improvement for continued growth while fostering loyalty among current and former employees. Former employees, therefore, become positive ambassadors for the company.
In recent years, you may have heard some refer to Arizona as the Silicon Desert. But don’t let that nickname conjure up false images of a Silicon Valley copycat. With its unique approach to tech, defense and business, Arizona is forging a path all its own. Leadership at Acronis SCS, as well as the more than thirty people the company hired in less than nine months across a range of disciplines – from security engineering and application hardening to communications and sales – are proud to call it home.
The Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation embarks on $1.9M biotech center in downtown Phoenix, Israeli startup Eviation is electrifing the airline industry with its battery-powered airplane, MST Solutions CTO Srikanth Balusani discusses the importance of reating a culture of purpose and innovation, and more.
When you have a successful business in Tucson that continues to expand over the span of 108 years, you’re bound to have suitors. The question becomes: What firm is going to make an offer you can’t refuse?
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