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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Michael Zalle

What is your first and last name?  Michael Zalle  How old are you?  44  What city do you currently reside in?  Scottsdale  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  About 18 months  Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  I’m from Orange County, California. My wife and family live here. […]

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Meet Acronis SCS: Scottsdale-based cyber protection,...

A conversation with Acronis SCS CEO John Zanni Q: Tell us about your company: John Zanni: Acronis SCS is an American cyber protection and edge data security company dedicated to delivering products designed to meet the unique requirements of the U.S. public sector. Our innovative backup, anti-ransomware, disaster recovery, and secure content management products ensure data security and operational assurance […]

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Fireside Chat: Prepared to be international

Part of the scalability equation for any company is determining a go-to-market strategy to enter the international market. After all, 96 percent of the world’s consumers live outside of the United States according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. Mexico alone purchased $256 billion worth of goods from the U.S. in 2019, doubling from the […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Pooja Sangha

What is your first and last name?   Pooja Sangha How old are you?  22 What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  4.5 years Did you grow up in Arizona? Yes, I grew up in Flagstaff. Why’d you decide to stay? The diversity, natural beauty and food! […]

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Fireside Chat: Changing the ecosystem to make a big...

We may be a little biased, but it’s a great time to live in Greater Phoenix. According to a 2019 report from the U.S. Census Bureau, Phoenix was named the fastest growing city in the United States. Phoenix welcomed 25,288 new residents between 2017 and 2018, bringing the city to the top of the list. […]

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"Arizona is such a unique state and Phoenix itself is a happening city," says Angela Bratt, social media coordinator of ON Semiconductor.

What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Angela Bratt

What is your first and last name?   Angela Bratt How old are you?  21 What city do you currently reside in?  Phoenix How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  About four years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Michigan. I moved out to Arizona to attend college […]

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Economic development organizations, municipalities and others use data to drive business growth. Learn more about this from our Ambassador panelists.

The data behind the deal

An educational panel on how Greater Phoenix data drives business decisions  Over the past 30 years, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has advanced the region by assisting in the relocation and expansion of more than 800 companies, in turn creating more than 144,000 jobs and $16.1 billion in capital investment. In becoming the fastest-growing U.S. metropolitan […]

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Fireside chat: Kicking innovation driving mindsets...

Very few industries today have avoided the challenge that technology disruption often brings: innovate or die. One of the most recent industries to go through this process is the aerospace industry. The development of new innovation, an increase in global demands and the introduction of private companies like SpaceX, have changed the industry forever and […]

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Adam Goodman talking to GPEC team in the Goodman office

Fireside chat: 3 characteristics of a culture that...

We kicked off a new series of fireside chats presented by GPEC board members. Members of the GPEC team sat down with Adam Goodman, the CEO of the furniture and design company Goodmans Interior Structures, to hear about how he restructured the company’s culture to make an impact on the community. In 1993, he became the […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Eric Miller

What is your first and last name?   Eric Miller How old are you?  55 What city do you currently reside in?  Phoenix How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  36 years + 5 as a kid Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  I grew up all around […]

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