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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Ten emerging, fast-growth technology companies pitched to investors at the recent Tech Titans Venture Forum. These invited companies were past Tech Titans Awards finalists and winners, Fast Tech-listed companies and other select technology companies with revenue approaching $1 million and seeking multimillion dollar Series A or B investment rounds. Below is a summary of the pitch by Craig Stamm, ...read more
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Technology venture capitalists discussed investment trends at the recent Tech Titans Venture Forum. Moderated by Glenn Singleton, a corporate partner at Gardere and co-founder of Gardere Catalyst, panelists included Shawn Kelly, managing director, Teakwood Capital, Dallas; Aziz Gilani, partner, Mercury Fund, Houston; Seth Harward, partner, Frontier Capital, Charlotte; and Kevin Ainsworth, partner, ...read more
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
By Brian White, Teoco Corp., tri-chair Watching a discussion of analytics between data scientists is a bit like watching the characters of the Big Bang Theory only without the humor. You can rapidly lose an audience if you open the subject in everyday business. But awareness has grown across all industries that competitive advantage comes from leveraging data. So how do we express the content ...read more
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Tech Titans’ support of STEM continues to gain momentum. The 2017 STEM Video Contest, sponsored by State Farm, invites middle and high school students to create a fun video around health technology or Smart Cities. Reaching younger kids about how inspiring STEM paths are will pay off for them and our community in the long run.  This contest seeks to help fill the Tech Titans resource vault and ...read more
Saturday, August 26, 2017
links to stories provided by the Dallas Business Journal   Tech Titans, the largest technology trade organization in Texas, recognized outstanding technology companies and individuals in North Texas at its annual awards gala at the Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West on Friday. “Each year, we continue to see amazing innovation from nominees, and this year is no different,” said Bill ...read more
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Would you take tax advice from a robot? That’s the title of a recent TED Talk given by Brian Peccarelli, president of Tax and Accounting at Thomson Reuters and the 2017 Tech Titans CEO of the Year. Finalists are not announced for the Corporate CEO award.Brian leads the global Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters, which provides technology and information solutions to corporations, ...read more
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Tech Titans recently hosted a STEM camp sponsored by the Wylie ISD Foundation and Girls in Tech, which included activities and tours at Qorvo’s Richardson plant. The four-day camp was created to get young girls excited about STEM. “The highlight of the camp for me was watching the girls in the activities and realizing they have what it takes to solve a real-world problem,” said Lymari Ames, ...read more
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Charlie Feld will be inducted into the Tech Titans Hall of Fame at the Tech Titans Awards Gala on August 25. How to describe Charlie Feld? Let’s start with the description of the Hall of Fame award: a visionary from the metroplex known for outstanding leadership in assisting, advancing and accelerating the performance of the technology industry and/or adoption of technology in North Texas.   ...read more
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
No titan is too big to speak at the Third Friday Tech luncheon hosted by Tech Titans. For twenty years, Tech Titans, and previously the Metroplex Technology Business Council, has organized a monthly luncheon featuring speakers as diverse as Texas legend and Nobel laureate semiconductor inventor Jack Kilby from Texas Instruments to emerging talents such as recent speaker Chris MacFarland, CEO of ...read more
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
from the Dallas Business Journal Tech Titans has released its top Fast Tech companies, all of which are in the running for top honors at the organization's gala on Aug. 25. Now in its 17th year, the Fast Tech Awards honor the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North Texas. After a company is submitted to Tech Titans, ...read more
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Verizon is a member of Tech Titans’ Champions Circle. Based in Irving, Verizon’s Hidden Ridge campus employs 4000 employees who work in areas such as information technology, network, and product development. Verizon’s wireless south central market headquarters is also based in Irving. “The quality of life, abundance of talent and ease of travel to destinations worldwide makes North Texas ...read more
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Tech Titans recently hosted one of their largest STEM camps of the summer at Coppell ISD’s Richard Lee Elementary School with the help of volunteers from member organizations such as AT&T and Ericsson. Students learned about the unique and exciting challenges that occur in STEM fields when designing an autonomous vehicle. “This is a really great opportunity to teach kids about all of the ...read more
Friday, June 23, 2017
Congratulations to Lizbeth Zamora, the recipient of this year’s Tech Titans $5,000 Florence Shapiro STEM Scholarship. Zamora is a 2017 graduate of Plano East Senior High School. She will attend the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) in the fall and plans to study biomedical engineering.  Tech Titans established the Florence Shapiro STEM scholarship in 2013 and named it for the local former ...read more
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Tech Titans President Bill Sproull talked recently to David Johnson on KRLD 1080 about the legislative successes Tech Titans has had during the summer legislative session. These include creating a regulatory framework for 5G nodes to be created across Texas, establishing the Pathways in Technology for Early College High Schools (PTECH) program and renewed funding for shop classes to bring ...read more
Categories: Advocacy
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Three Tech Titans projected last week about what artificial intelligence (AI) could mean to society within the near future.  “When you think about AI, the next 10 years will be transformative,” said Dave Copps, president of recently acquired BrainSpace and Tech Titans award winner. “Decisions or transactions that are now made in less than two seconds will be replaced by AI.”   What is making ...read more
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Chief Technology Officer Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting @vanderham Tim Vanderham is the Chief Technology Officer and head of product development for the Tax and Accounting division at Thomson Reuters. Tim leads the global team responsible for technology strategy and product delivery, with a focus on new generation platforms, product integrations and business system consolidations for all Tax ...read more
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
-From Anna Butler of Dallas Business Journal Tech Titans is ready to release its top 25 Fast Tech companies, all of which are in the running for top honors at the organization's gala in August. Now in its sixteenth year, the Fast Tech Awards honor the fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North Texas. After a company is submitted ...read more
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Written by Jacob Wallace, Communications Intern Congratulations to Kiana Shirmanesh, the recipient of this year’s Tech Titans $5,000 Florence Shapiro STEM Scholarship. Shirmanesh is graduating from Plano West Senior High School this spring. She will attend the University of Texas at Dallas in the fall and plans to study biology and pre-med.  Tech Titans established the Florence Shapiro STEM ...read more
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
As part of the November meeting, the Tech Titans board heard from the leaders of three tech heavy cities in North Texas: Frisco, Plano and Richardson. “Mayor LaRosiliere, Mayor Maso and City Manager Johnson lead by example in demonstrating how cities can work cooperatively with businesses in their area to achieve results,” said Tech Titans Chairman of the Board, Kent Novak. “Plano, Frisco and ...read more
Monday, August 04, 2014
Digital telecom giant Jim Donald selected as 2014 inductee to Tech Titans Hall of Fame James (Jim) Lee Donald has been selected as The Metroplex Technology Business Council’s 2014 inductee to the MTBC Tech Titans Hall of Fame. This honor recognizes a technology visionary from the DFW Metroplex for outstanding leadership in assisting, advancing and accelerating the performance of the technology ...read more