Tech companies are known as disruptors, but Eric Miller saw an unexpected disruption for his own business when Covid-19 slammed into the economy in March. The co-owner and principal of Tempe engineering and design-build company PADT Inc. learned from experience that downturns can lead to new opportunities. The Phoenix Business Journal caught up with Miller recently to see what changes he’s made to adapt in the past few months. Here’s what he had to say.
Digital Air Strike, the leading consumer engagement technology company, is proud to welcome Jason Barrie to its award-winning executive leadership team. Serving as senior vice president of product strategy and market development, Barrie will help guide Digital Air Strike’s product strategy and market development as the company continues to grow and release new technology to help businesses transact virtually with consumers.
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.
With a more than 20-year career serving the high-tech industry to promote university-based economic development, Stewart leads two UA Tech Parks as well as a tech startup incubator, the UA Center for Innovation.