One promising startup team will be sponsored and provided with the resources, facilities, services and expert guidance to grow their businesses. The UACI Sponsored Launch Program Fueled by Concord General Contracting, will award a startup team that is on an active mission to solve a significant business or social challenge through a business, the opportunity to access a complimentary year’s entry into UACI’s incubator program.
In this edition of the Tech Focus Member Spotlight, Carol Stewart, Associate Vice President for Tech Parks Arizona at the University of Arizona, discusses the role and impact of the Tech Parks and recent progress made at the University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) and the UA Tech Park at The Bridges.
Howard Stewart, President/CEO of AGM Container Controls speaks on this episode about how to protect your employees during uncertain times and how employee benefits have led to company success. AGM manufactures environmental control hardware for missiles, satellites, and the containers that transport missiles, engines, and other sensitive equipment.
Amazon is continuing its investment in Arizona with two new sortation centers, including one in Tucson, to support customer fulfillment and delivery operations. The Tucson site is expected to open later this year and create hundreds of new full- and part-time jobs. The Tucson facility will span more than 270,000 square feet, and will help with critical package sortation needs. This will be Amazon’s fourth building to open in Southern Arizona and the first project in Pima County for developer VanTrust Real Estate.
The Arizona Technology Council announced the appointment of Karla Morales as vice president of its Southern Arizona Regional Office. In this role, Morales will lead, manage and oversee the Council’s Southern Arizona operations, including recruiting new members, securing sponsorships and supporting events. Morales brings to her position more than 20 years of experience in the region’s education, nonprofit and governmental communities.
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