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From the outside: How Greater Phoenix is using wearables...

by Ron Starner They say it’s not good to wear your heart on your sleeve, but did you know that you can now learn a lot more about your heart by what you wear on your sleeve? Welcome to the world of wearable technology, or wearables, for short. What you used to find out from […]

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Where complex businesses check all the location boxes

By Mark Arend Jerre Stead, executive chairman and CEO of Clarivate Analytics, makes the case for the Greater Phoenix region being the best location for advanced business services like his: “We were looking for locations that allow us access to a wide talent pool, coupled with affordable living, flexible language skills and easy travel,” Stead […]

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Tracking Arizona’s water

Greater Phoenix experts discuss Arizona State University Kyl Center’s new web-based visualization tool; state’s water position  Our most recent GPEC Ambassador Panel featured experts discussing Arizona’s water position and a demonstration of Arizona Water Blueprint, a web-based visualization tool from Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University’s (ASU).   Panelists included Rob Anderson, director of natural resources, energy, environmental at Fennemore Craig; Susan Craig, water policy analyst for Kyl Center For Water […]

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Regional Report: The New Workplace

A GPEC Virtual Series The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) hosted the latest installment of its virtual series, ‘Regional Report,’ to explore the realities and best practices of the new workplace. The hour-long discussion was moderated by Eric Sperling, managing director of The Social Television Network, and speakers included: Emily Agin, founder & CEO, Disrupt […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Brandy Reinke

What’s your first and last name?   Brandy Reinke  How old are you?  43  How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  10 years  What city do you currently reside in?  Phoenix  Did you grow up in Arizona?  No  Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  I am originally from […]

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televëda wins Greater Phoenix Tech Challenge and receives...

May 28, 2020

Greater Phoenix-based SaaS company looks to scale interactive digital offering combating isolation and loneliness in senior living communities as a result of COVID-19 pandemic Phoenix, AZ (May 28, 2020) – On Thursday, televëda was named the winner of the Greater Phoenix Tech Challenge and is the beneficiary of a $50,000 grant provided by the Pakis […]

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Pakis Center for Business Philanthropy offers $50,000...

May 15, 2020

Partners collaborate on digital pitch competition to spur innovation and fund business with scalable solution to combat COVID-19 Phoenix, AZ (May 13, 2020) – Nonprofits and early-stage businesses in Greater Phoenix that have pivoted to address COVID-19 are encouraged to apply for a $50,000 grant provided by the Pakis Center for Business Philanthropy at the […]

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Zoom to open R&D centers in Phoenix and Pittsburgh

May 14, 2020

Video communications leader plans to hire hundreds of software engineers San Jose, Calif., May 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) today announced that it will open two new research and development centers – one in the Greater Phoenix, Arizona area and one in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Zoom will immediately begin recruiting […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Ryan Smith

What is your first and last name?  Ryan Smith How old are you?  42 What city do you currently reside in?  Chandler How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  20 years Where are you originally from and why’d you decide to move to Arizona?  Originally from Seattle, Washington. Moved for sunshine, university and a […]

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What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Chase MacDonald

What is your first and last name?  Chase MacDonald How old are you?  20 What city do you currently reside in?  Tempe How long have you lived in Greater Phoenix?  12 years What college/university did you graduate from and what’s your degree?  I am studying Finance with minors in Real Estate and Construction Management at […]

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