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Align Technology establishes new corporate headquarters...

January 20, 2021

San Jose, California campus becomes West Coast regional headquarters and new digital innovation center TEMPE January 20, 2021 – Align Technology, Inc. today announced that it established its new global corporate headquarters in Tempe, Arizona, effective January 1, 2021. The company’s San Jose campus remains the hub for its global innovation, product, and marketing organization […]

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Regional Report: New Economy Initiative

Arizona’s water projects that began in the early 20th century cost billions of dollars. They revolutionized the state by expanding not only the way industries could operate, but how people could live and has yielded returns far exceeding that initial investment. This is the type of perspective toward investment needed for the New Economy Initiative, […]

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BlueOptima announces U.S. expansion with new headquarters...

December 16, 2020

UK-based software metrics provider to create more than 20 jobs at operations hub to better serve West Coast clients PHOENIX December 16, 2020 – Software development analytics SaaS provider BlueOptima announced today the establishment of a second U.S. headquarters in Phoenix. The company plans to hire employees to fill sales, data science and customer success positions […]

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An inside look at economic development in 2020

A GPEC Ambassador event On Tuesday, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) provided more than 300 webinar attendees with an inside look at how we advance the market. GPEC’s senior leadership presented the organization’s FY21 strategic direction, business recruitment tactics and laid out the vision for the region’s brand as we advance Greater Phoenix Together. […]

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Data Science is fueling the future of economic development

GPEC and cities partner with ASU Cloud Innovation Center to develop tech solutions to increase economic activity; meet needs of Greater Phoenix The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) prides itself on being a data-driven organization, and those efforts have been amplified through the integration of cutting-edge technologies and sciences. The insights gleaned using data science […]

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Amazon to add thousands of jobs to Phoenix metro area

August 19, 2020

New sites supporting operations network to open throughout the Valley by end of 2020; more to come in 2021 SEATTLE August 19, 2020 — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced 11 new sites across the Phoenix metro area expected to be open by the end of 2020 to support customer fulfillment and delivery operations. The new sites […]

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ZorroSign moving global operations hub and headquarters...

August 18, 2020

Relocation will create more than 300 jobs over the next three years as region continues attracting businesses PHOENIX (August 18, 2020) — ZorroSign, Inc., a global leader in blockchain-based digital signatures and digital transaction management, today announced the relocation of its worldwide headquarters to Phoenix, Arizona. “We’re very excited to establish our global operations hub […]

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Smart traffic lights improve driving experience

August 17, 2020

NoTraffic installs AI-based autonomous traffic management platform at Greater Phoenix intersections to improve traffic flow PHOENIX (August 17, 2020) – Reducing delays through “smart” traffic lights should make for an easier commute for drivers in Phoenix. California-based NoTraffic, the company behind the world’s first autonomous traffic management platform, will install its technology at intersections in […]

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Regional Report: Education in 2020 and beyond

A GPEC Virtual Series The latest installment of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s (GPEC) virtual series, ‘Regional Report,’ centered on the 2020 school year and beyond. Local education leaders discussed how they’re approaching health and safety concerns, the digital divide, and what the education system may look like in the coming years. Panelists included: Dr. […]

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Bright Health Plan to open new contact center in Tempe,...

July 30, 2020

Expansion will create up to 75 jobs for Greater Phoenix residents in the first year TEMPE (July 30, 2020) – Today, Bright Health Plan (BHP), with the support of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), Arizona Commerce Authority and City of Tempe, announced its decision to open a new contact center in Tempe, Ariz., to […]

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