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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Tech Titans is accepting nominations for the 2018 Tech Titans awards. The Tech Titans Awards Gala is the single-most prestigious event honoring North Texas companies and individuals that leverage technology in extraordinary ways. The gala celebrates the creators, innovators and adopters alike—companies of all sizes, executives, individual employees, investors and teachers. Basically, the best of ...read more
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Tech Titans, the largest technology trade association in Texas with a particular interest in building the tech workforce of tomorrow, hosted a STEM video contest amongst high school and middle school students in the fall. A reception to honor the winners was held at sponsor StateFarm's CityLine on Feb. 1. There is a photo  of volunteers, which would be Bob Hill (vice chair of the talent & ...read more
Categories: Education
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Companies will showcase their Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities at a trade show and networking event on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 3 to 7 pm. at NOAH’s Event Venue in Plano. Tech Titan’s IoT Forum is hosting the expo and happy hour.Company representatives will be on hand to discuss their IoT capabilities including: sensors and devices, device management, network connectivity, security, cloud ...read more
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Tech Titans CEOs  have the opportunity to sharpen their decision-making skills through the experience of their peers with this unique, proven, peer-to-peer program known as Peerspectives. The Edward Lowe Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing entrepreneurship in America,  is now working with Tech Titans on implementing this highly successful program.   Peerspectives is a ...read more
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Texas 5G Alliance will promote importance of smart city infrastructure Texas 5G Alliance will serve as the leading advocate for the world changing impact of 5G technology and infrastructure that will be required to meet the evolving demands of consumers and smart cities. The Alliance will focus on the education and advocacy for the rapid deployment of this technology in Texas, making the state ...read more
Monday, January 15, 2018
The Tech Titans board recognized volunteers that have made outstanding contributions to the Tech Titans organization in 2017 at its board meeting in December. The choice is rarely an easy one, because Tech Titans has so many members who go above and beyond to make our organization successful. This year, the following members were selected as the best of the best.    •Deb Sawyer of ZRG hit it out ...read more
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
By Madison Pedigo, director, innovation and entrepreneurship programs at the Naveen Jindal School of Management, UT Dallas The angel investment climate in Texas is alive and well.  At the national level, angel investment activity was down in 2016, with the number of deals being funded dropping 9.5% as reported by the Center for Venture Research (CVR). Investment levels were moderate with $21.3B ...read more
Categories: Papers/Research
Monday, December 18, 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 Whitney Johns ...read more
Thursday, November 30, 2017
As we begin to put more trust in AI and automation, we’ll be forced to consider the risks and legal issues that arise from within this revolution. Robert Kanter, partner at Jones Day, and Dave Copps, founder of Brainspace, discussed these issues at November’s Tech Titans Industry Luncheon. To watch a video about the presentation, visit the Tech Titans YouTube channel. Below are high-level points ...read more
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
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
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
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
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