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Did you know the Council runs two podcasts dedicated to covering tech leaders and trends?

If you can’t get enough of tech podcasts, make sure you add AZ TechCast and TechFocus Member Spotlight to your favorite playlists.

AZ TechCast is a monthly podcast hosted on Phoenix Business RadioX that is dedicated to covering technology trends in Arizona and beyond. AZ TechCast guests are sourced from the region’s most innovative technology corporations and startups that are providing technology solutions for society’s most pressing issues.

TechFocus Member Spotlight partners with Michael Beach Consulting to highlight innovative entrepreneurs, transformative leaders and tech titans who are reshaping the state’s evolving tech ecosystem in existing and emerging sectors.

February 2024 TechCast | AI-Powered Marketing: Ethics, Efficiency and Innovation

Moderated by Phoenix Business RadioX, Arizona State University’s Stephen Carradini, Yeager Marketing’s Renee Yeager and Intero Digital’s Spencer Lee discuss the opportunities, risks and applications of AI-powered marketing.

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February 2024 TechCast | AI-Powered Marketing: Ethics, Efficiency and Innovation

Podcast Episodes

January 2024 AZ TechCast | Navigating Leadership: Insights from Industry Pros

Jan 31, 2024

This dynamic podcast interview, hosted by Karen Nowicki and Steven Zylstra, featured esteemed guests Victor Assad from Strategic HR Consulting; Carol Stewart from Tech Parks Arizona and Art Taylor from PayPal. These leaders engaged in a comprehensive exploration of effective leadership in the rap...

December 2023 TechCast | Bytes and Borders: Navigating AI, Cybersecurity, Quantum Computing & Global Trade

Dec 26, 2023

In this thought-provoking episode, we'll dive into the dynamic intersection of AI, cybersecurity, quantum computing, and international trade. Joining us are esteemed guests Ciprian Ciucu, Mayor of District 6 of Bucharest, and Cristian Băcanu, a member of the Romanian Parliament, both offering un...

Episode 28: Anne Dougherty, Co-Founder and Co-Owner, ILLUME

Dec 5, 2023

In this edition of Tech Focus Member Spotlight, we meet Anne Dougherty, Co-Founder and Co-Owner of ILLUME, a research consultancy serving the clean energy industry. In her executive role, Anne leads ILLUME’s brand vision, business development, and market strategy, and charts the course for ILLU...

November 2023 TechCast | Shining Bright in the Desert: Solar Energy in Arizona

Dec 5, 2023

The November 2023 episode of the Arizona Technology Council’s AZTechCast podcast featured experts including Autumn Johnson from Arizona Solar Energy Industries Association, Adrian Keller from Solar United Neighbors and Colleen Mahoney from Array Technologies. These leaders joined Steve Zylstra,...

October 2023 TechCast | Connecting Worlds: Bridging the Digital Divide with Broadband

Nov 8, 2023

The October 2023 episode of the Arizona Technology Council's AZTechCast podcast featured experts including Kelly LeBlanc from IP Infusion, Seth Haller from EPS Global and Sandip Bhowmick from the Arizona Commerce Authority. These leaders joined Steve Zylstra, president and CEO of the Council, and...

Episode 27: Doug Hockstad, Associate Vice President, Tech Launch Arizona

Nov 7, 2023

In this edition of Tech Focus Member Spotlight, we meet Doug Hockstad, Associate Vice President for Tech Launch Arizona. Doug Hockstad serves as the Associate Vice President of Tech Launch Arizona. He joined the UArizona in 2013 initially directing the IP and licensing function, building on more ...

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