Rodney C. Adkins has been elected as chairman of the board of Phoenix-based Avnet, a leading global technology solutions provider. A board member since 2015, Adkins also is president of 3RAM Group LLC, a privately held company specializing in capital investments, business consulting services and property management.
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Mary O’Reilly is the new vice president, Bioscience Research Programs at the Flinn Foundation, where she will help implement grantmaking programs and other activities designed to advance Arizona’s bioscience sector. She succeeds William A. Read, who retired after nearly 30 years with the foundation. O’Reilly comes to the Phoenix-based philanthropic organization from Science Foundation Arizona, […]
Matteo Genna has joined Tucson-based World View in the new role of senior vice president of engineering and manufacturing to provide direction in shaping the company’s future in its mission to pioneer a new economy in the stratosphere. Genna will be responsible for leading the technical progress and development of all flight services and vehicles, […]
Rey Chu, co-founder and principal of Phoenix Analysis and Design Technologies (PADT), has been selected as a recipient of the 2018 Additive Manufacturing User Group’s DINO (Distinguished INnovator Operator) Award for additive manufacturing expertise and service. Chu was an early adopter of additive manufacturing, bringing stereolithography to Allied Signal Engines in 1988. He spends his […]
Michael Hawksworth, founder, president, and CEO of Phoenix-based MSS Business Transformation Institute, is a member of the Sun Devil 100 Class of 2018 sponsored by the Arizona State University Alumni Association. Hawksworth also sits on the Arizona Technology Council Board of Directors and MSS is a Platinum Annual Sponsor of the Council. The institute is […]
Robert Griffin is the principal and managing partner of DVI Equity Partners, a new venture capital entity he formed with Tucson-based Diamond Ventures to increase the sourcing and analysis of investments in early-stage, emerging technology companies. Griffin’s connection to Diamond Ventures, one of Arizona’s leading real estate development and venture capital companies, can be traced […]