In this edition of TechFocus, we talk with James Polcyn, CEO at Phocos. Phocos was founded 20 years ago to bring reliable energy to those who do not have access to it. The regional offices provide local sales support, engineering, and R&D to serve their customers. Listen to hear Polcyn discuss how Phocos is creating a world class organization across multiple countries and cultures.
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.
Grant Anderson, President and CEO of Paragon Space Development Corporation, gives advice on retaining a strong, creative and productive workforce and what’s in store for the company’s future.
The 8th Annual Southern Arizona Tech + Business Expo was a great success! Thank you to all who sponsored, presented, exhibited, and attended. We kicked off with networking at the beach, then we heard from leaders in information technology, quantum internet, and digital signal processing, handed out our Annual Awards, visited tech company virtual booths and ended the night with more networking and fireworks at the beach!
DoorDash, is a technology company that connects customers with their favorite local and national businesses in more than 4,000 cities, announces it will establish DashMart service in Tucson, Arizona. Southern Arizona continues to attract industry leaders like DoorDash seeking the ideal location for their next phase of growth
Tucson continues to earn recognition as a city that companies and workers will want to locate to in the post-COVID-19 era. Commercial real estate site selection consultants named Tucson among 11 mid-sized cities that had strong potential for new locations or expansion projects in 2021. It’s hard to tell how well the economy will recover, especially as the pandemic drags on. But when it happens, Tucson’s commercial property offerings will attract companies looking for a new place to solve the business conditions caused by the virus.
The Thomas R. Brown Family Foundation is giving $2.5 million to Pima Community College Foundation to advance the College’s growing presence as the center of economic recovery and growth in the region.
In the Council’s August 2020 podcast, distinguished Tucson economic development leaders discussed the key drivers strengthening Tucson’s competitiveness, how Sun Corridor and the City of Tucson have been instrumental in accelerating economic growth in the region, as well as the factors fostering the innovation, technology and creativity needed to be a world-class tech hub.
Finding the right Tucson industrial space can be difficult at first. When early searches fail to identify an available site that meet the company’s space and immense power requirements, Commercial Real Estate Group of Tucson helps solve the problem.
Among the COVID-19 concerns that Tucson property owners and tenants have is how to make their Tucson commercial spaces safe for employees, clients and other visitors. Strategies dealing with air circulation through HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) systems have been part of that discussion.