TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, energy news, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s October 2021 issue of TechTalk!
Arizona leaders including Intel Corp. launch new partnership aimed at boosting U.S. semiconductor industry; Lucid Motors kicked off vehicle production in Casa Grande; NASA awards PADT, Inc. and Penn State University a $375,000 Phase III STTR Research Grant; Intel breaks ground on new Valley fabs as White House seeks supply chain transparency; Carvana purchases 148 acres in Surprise, AZ for $25 million; Tucson-based Phantom Space Corp. signs deal to manufacture and launch dozens of satellites for internet-of-things platform maker Ingenu Inc.; GitKraken announces acquisition of GitLens and GitLens creator becomes chief technology officer; Waymo says it has given thousands of driverless rides in first year of Phoenix service; Junior Achievement partners with Pipeline AZ to help youth understand career opportunities; Tucson-based Stackhouse wants to transform housing with removable shipping containers; Lucid Group takes aim at concerns about Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ system with its new driver assistance technology; Tempe-based Insight Enterprises names next CEO; the University of Advancing Technology appoints new chief marketing officer; and automotive dealers recognize Digital Air Strike as leader in six consumer technology categories in the 2021 Dealers’ Choice Awards.
The University of Advancing Technology (UAT) Board of Directors ratified several presidential actions during its summer board meeting. One of those actions was the pre-approval to promote Ms. Valerie Cimarossa to a C-level executive.
The Arizona Technology Council proudly presented the 9th Annual Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at the Tucson Convention Center. With more than 300 local business & technology leaders in attendance, the Council recognized 5 outstanding Southern Arizona companies for their commitment to technology growth in Southern Arizona and their contributions to the Tech Council.
As law firms prepare for a long term future of hybrid operations, a crafted digital mailroom is essential. Inbound legal mail needs to get in the DMS, not the email system where it is delayed and exposed.
Arizona businesspeople, students, educators and legislators were honored on Oct. 13 at the Governor’s Celebration of Innovation, an awards ceremony put on by the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority.
The Arizona Technology Council, in conjunction with the Arizona Commerce Authority, today announced the winners of the 2020 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) Awards. This marks the 18th year of this prestigious event honoring and attended by the top leaders in Arizona’s business, technology, education and government sectors.
Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement technology company, is excited to announce it was recognized again for its Digital Marketing, Reputation Management, and Social Media Management technology and services, and picked up top honors in four new CX technology categories in the 2021 Dealers’ Choice Awards from Bobit Media.
Stackhouse co-founders Janelle Briggs and Ryan Egan have a vision of changing home ownership. Their imagined future is full of shipping containers. Stackhouse is a Tucson-based housing startup that plans to create buildings across the country where tenants will live in shipping containers. This type of construction isn’t a novel idea in 2021, but with Stackhouse the containers are removable, so residents can take their homes with them when it’s time to move.
Pipeline AZ, an Arizona career development and job skills exploration platform, and Junior Achievement of Arizona, a workforce, entrepreneurship and financial literacy preparation program for Arizona students, announced a new collaborative partnership pairing each organization’s unique tools and services to create a comprehensive and robust career readiness solution for Arizona K-12 students.