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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.
Support will propel TGen’s plans for a clinical trial to study new treatments for ovarian cancer, and to support TGen’s Center for Rare Childhood Disorders, including funds for genetic sequencing, which helps doctors diagnose pediatric patients.
Six IT startups dominated the 10 winners announced for the Arizona Commerce Authority’s Fall 2019 Innovation Challenge and Botco.ai Inc. was one of them. Botco.ai is a conversational marketing platform enabling meaningful and intelligent conversations between businesses and their customers.
The acquisition fits well with the company’s nearshore growth strategy to provide the advantages of geographical proximity, cultural affinity and world-class software engineering talent to its North American clients.
Tucson-based Barker Contracting, Inc., an ENR Southwest Top Contractor, has announced three key leadership appointments effective immediately: Megan Magee, Riley Rasmussen and Brian Lepker.
Join the Arizona Technology Council, Palladium IT Advisors CEO Diane Smigel and Ticketmaster executives on January 14, 2020, for an insightful and interactive program based on the landmark McKinsey 2019 Women in the Workplace Study.
Amol Ajgaonkar, chief architect of IoT at Insight Enterprises, discusses how IoT is finally gaining a real footing in both residential and commercial spaces that will have a noticeable impact on the way we live and do business.