The inclusion of more women in tech is not only the right decision from an equality of opportunity standpoint – it’s the smart one. The more women in Arizona’s tech sector, the better. Strong gender diversity empowers companies to boost their success, handle crises better, and bring innovative ideas and results-driven attitudes that benefit us all.
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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.
Calline Sanchez is vice president of IBM Systems Lab Services and IBM Systems Technical Universities, as well as state leader for Arizona and New Mexico. In her role, she leads a team of worldwide technology consultants to deliver IBM Systems solutions. Sanchez joined Molly Castelazo, storyteller-in-chief at Castelazo Content, in a lively conversation that ranged from overcoming shyness to being authentic to managing a team of a thousand engineers and scientists all working remotely.
Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2020, including Lauren Stine, partner at Quarles & Brady.
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.
Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2020, including Julie Tomich, senior vice president and general manager at American Express.
There is more to insurance than picking a deductible and paying the annual insurance premiums. A broker who does not fully understand a client’s business or lacks knowledge of the industry may fall short in advising on coverage and also create hardship in all areas of the insurance relationship. Carefully selecting an insurance broker is crucial to effectively managing risk in every company.
Getting future strategies and focus areas right requires a clear understanding of where the market is heading and what’s becoming important. Right now, there are five central issues that advertisers should be thinking about. One thing is expected to remain constant: the rate of change and demand for new skills, tools and solutions is accelerating.
e-Stewards® has announced the 2020 class of e-Stewards Certified Recyclers participating in their new ADVANCE+ program. ADVANCE+ is a workforce development program created to employ people with autism and other disabilities. The ADVANCE+ program is designed to help e-Stewards solve critical business labor problems while helping their communities solve a critical and growing social issue.
Six IT startups dominated the 10 winners announced for the Arizona Commerce Authority’s Fall 2019 Innovation Challenge and Botco.ai Inc. was one of them. Botco.ai is a conversational marketing platform enabling meaningful and intelligent conversations between businesses and their customers.