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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 18, 2017
The list of finalists for the 2017 Tech Titans Awards Gala has been announced. The list includes corporations, educators, entrepreneurs, and business men and women who have all shown extraordinary leadership in the tech field in the metroplex. Corporate Innovation Award Recognizes outstanding innovation and unique accomplishments through recent or potential breakthrough technology or approach ...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 ...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 ...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.” ...read more
Tuesday, May 09, 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 ...read more
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
T h ank you to the Tech Titans members who either joined or renewed their memberships during the last few months . Our members are the lifeline of our organization and serve to make us stronger and more successful. We hop e you will join us in welcoming these new members, doing business with them and referring other members to the Tech Titans organization. Champion Circle – Silver ...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 ...read more
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
The Tech Titans board is aware of the issues facing the tech community in North Texas and sharing best practices and discussing their challenges. When discussing the growth in the tech market in DFW during last week’s board meeting, Tech Titans President Bill Sproull sited a report from CBRE about the top cities with tech momentum where DFW came in third behind Toronto and Charlotte, NC. ...read more
Categories: Advocacy
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The Tech Titans Board has approved the legislative agenda developed by the Advocacy Team for the ongoing state legislative session. The agenda focuses on four main categories: economic development, public education, higher education, and workforce development. Tech Titans will continue to support the Texas Enterprise Fund, the Research and Development (R&D) credit, and other tools that attract ...read more
Categories: Advocacy
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
To fill the Tech Titans resource vault to provide professionals and educators compelling content to share with students, the STEM/Workforce Committee held a STEM video contest amongst high school and university students this past fall. The effort is sponsored by this year’s STEM sponsor State Farm. Videos targeted elementary students, describe a technology, create excitement about its future ...read more
Categories: Education
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 ...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. ...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 ...read more