TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, milestones and awards, industry news and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s March 2020 issue of TechTalk!
People In Tech
A large reason for Arizona’s growth in the technology sector can be attributed to the East Valley. Tempe, Mesa, Chandler and Gilbert are home to some of the most prominent technology companies in the world, a thriving startup ecosystem and some of the nation’s top post-secondary and high school educational institutions for STEM.
Arizona-based IT company ADI Computer Solutions has appointed Drew Saum as its new CEO. Saum, who previously served as Solutions Consultant for over a decade with the company, takes on the mantle at a time of significant expansion and change for both ADI and the industry as a whole.
Two CEOs of their organizations and two vice presidents for their companies are the newest members of the Arizona Technology Council board of directors after being elected unanimously to serve three-year terms at the quarterly board meeting in January.
iTether outpatient care coordination platform for member engagement and treatment, is partnering with the Pinal County Attorney’ s Office to launch a three-year, $1.25 million research study involving 1,000 participants in the Pinal County Diversion Program. The aim of the project is to reduce recidivism and future criminal actions of low risk defendants by using digital technology for individualized support and supervision.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, milestones and awards, industry news, and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s January 2020 issue of TechTalk!
An ASU executive is tapped to lead the U.S. National Science Foundation, NASA awards PADT a $755,000 Phase II STTR research grant, HiMS joins Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative Program, GPS Insight acquires ServiceBridge LLC, eGreen IT Solutions selected as a 2020 e-Stewards disability program participant, Indecomm Digital has acquired Avantica Technologies, Cyxtera Technologies announces spin out of cybersecurity business, and more.
Getting future strategies and focus areas right requires a clear understanding of where the market is heading and what’s becoming important. Right now, there are five central issues that advertisers should be thinking about. One thing is expected to remain constant: the rate of change and demand for new skills, tools and solutions is accelerating.
The Arizona Technology Council announced it has appointed Sandra Watson, president and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA); Austin D. Harris, vice president, Commercial Banking, Alliance Bank of Arizona; Sheila Kloefkorn, CEO, KEO Marketing Inc.; and Aaron Zeper, vice president, Customer Demand, MDSL, to its board of directors.
The acquisition by the Boston communications firm has special meaning for TechThinq founder Linda Capcara, who worked for Brodeur for seven years from 1998 to 2005 after serving as media relations manager at Motorola for seven years.