Scottsdale-based Acronis SCS, a leader in edge data security and cyber protection in the U.S. public sector, has created a free cyber IT training and internationally-recognized certifications for veterans, has set a goal to put 50,000 veterans into the industry over the next five years.
The Arizona Technology Council held a virtual Workforce Development and Education Committee event featuring Jennifer Mellor, chief innovation officer for the Greater Phoenix Chamber, Dr. Raghu Santanam, professor and chair of the Department of Information Systems in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and from Pima Community College, Dr. Ian Roark, vice president of Workforce Development & Strategic Partnerships and Denise Kingman, director of employer engagement and career services. It was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
As a purpose-driven company, YellowBird’s goal is to employ and engage passionate people who understand that they are making a difference in people’s lives. Their actions at YellowBird help get employees, visitors and everyday people home safely to their family and loved ones.
Arizona enjoys a diverse mix of tech industries and professions, with the average technology wage nearly double the average wage in non-tech sectors. Currently, employees in computer systems design, semiconductor manufacturing, and aerospace product and parts manufacturing account for roughly half of all annual wages across the state of Arizona.
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