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As I think about the 22 cities and the millions of people and families in this region, here is the Greater Phoenix I want to see in 2040.

Our region’s leaders are creating the Greater Phoenix...

By Chris Camacho, GPEC president and CEO Since 1989, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) has helped create one of the strongest regional brands in the country. For the last decade, I have had the privilege of working with our region’s civic and business leaders to position Greater Phoenix as the location of choice for […]

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Many employers in Greater Phoenix are starting to ask how they can not only provide jobs for the workforce but how to ensure that their employees feel valued and are prepared for jobs that don’t exist yet.

Employment, education experts explore the future of...

How Greater Phoenix can better prepare students, job seekers for careers Greater Phoenix is a top region to build a business and find employment because of its pro-business climate, talented pipeline, and accessibility to multiple consumer bases. As the region grows and adopts new technology, many employers are starting to ask how they can not […]

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Chris Camacho provides opening remarks at the ASU Smart Region Summit, discussing innovation in the Greater Phoenix region

Arizona State University and Amazon web services collaborate...

November 15, 2018

The ASU campus-based center will address regional challenges using AWS Cloud, with a specific focus on artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies   TEMPE, AZ — Nov 15, 2018 — Arizona State University (ASU) today announced the ASU Smart City Cloud Innovation Center (CIC). Powered by AWS, an initiative that focuses on building smarter communities in […]

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Greater Phoenix is one of the top markets in the nation to locate and expand cybersecurity operations

Cybersecurity: Protecting the digital frontier

By Darryn Jones, Vice President of Emerging Technologies In 1982, William Gibson, one of science fiction’s most visionary and distinctive voices, coined the term “cyberspace”. Two years later he published his seminal novel, Neuromancer, that described a virtual reality in which information is connected to a global computer network and experienced by humanity through hallucinatory experiences. Neuromancer’s […]

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