Poised to apply a broad level of private-sector executive and community leadership experience that includes nearly 23 years at Arizona Public Service, Arizona’s largest public utility, Flinn Foundation President and CEO Tammy McLeod, Ph.D., has accepted the position of Board Advisor of The Utility Customer Research Consortium (UCRC).
The reason for Arizona’s growth in EdTech is not only due to our early entry in this sector. It’s also driven by the need for alternative platforms for learning. All our state’s for-profit, nonprofit and community-driven EdTech organizations are capitalizing on the need to support a broader and more diverse audience by harnessing the reach of the internet and technical innovation.
The Arizona Technology Council, in partnership with Global Village Ventures LLC, announced the INNOVATE Phoenix book is available for purchase. Backed by online augmented reality video canvases on most features when using the free Global Village app, the tech-enabled coffee-table book features a collection of stories and testimonials from the top technology companies and leaders in the city.
In this TechFocus Member Spotlight, Calline Sanchez, Vice President of IBM Global TSS Service Planning and Premium Support and Tucson Site Leader, discusses IBM’s focus on cloud storage and augmented intelligence, the expansion of internship and training programs, and how IBM is using technology to implement its COVID-19 response.
The 2020 Cybersecurity Summit provided an opportunity for government and business leaders to learn about the latest threats, vulnerabilities and consequences related to data security and privacy matters, as well as the available resources, products and services to help protect your intellectual property and customer data and shared key strategies to build cyber resiliency.
In 2018, Governor Ducey created the Institute of Automated Mobility (IAM). Led by the Arizona Commerce Authority—the state’s leading economic development organization—this consortium includes experts from private industry, government and academia working together to advance research in automated vehicle science, safety and policy. This unique Arizona collaboration is driving the future of transportation.