Encora, a leader in outsourced product development (OPD) services, announced that Asaf Kharal has been appointed as executive vice president and general counsel effective Sept. 1, 2020. In this critical role, Kharal will provide wide-ranging business and legal counsel on areas of business development, customer contracts, commercial arrangements, employment and labor relations, financial transactions, corporate governance and compliance.
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It’s no secret that every industry has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the aviation industry is no different, but how Universal Avionics adapted to it is.Moderated by Linda Drake from Michael Beach Coaching & Consulting, this episode of TechFocus features Universal Avionics CEO Dror Yahav discusses how Universal Avionics survived in an industry that was heavily impacted by the pandemic.
FreeFall Aerospace joins forces with ED2 Corporation to form FreeFall 5G, Digital Air Strike launches a text messaging service enabling companies to communicate with their customers that incorporates artificial intelligence, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona contributes $25,000 to Local First Arizona to assist with grant funding for its Small Business Relief Fund, Quarles & Brady partner Scott Jenkins is named chairman of 2021 Phoenix Open golf tournament, and more.
AZ TechCast, the new podcast of the Arizona Technology Council, is dedicated to covering innovation and technology in Arizona and beyond. In the April 2020 episode of AZ TechCast, an innovative group of experts shared their expertise and insight into what Arizona’s science and technology industry is doing to support the community in addressing the pandemic. These are just a few of the many Arizona institutions and companies that have stepped up and are making a difference in the fight against COVID-19.
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!
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.
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 February 2020 issue of TechTalk!
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.