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NTSC Founding Board Member Marc Varner Named to the 2017 Top 100 CISO Globally

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: General Info
Type: TAG
Location: Midtown Atlanta

      ATLANTA, GA– March, 22, 2016– Marc Varner, Global CISO of McDonald’s was named to the 2017 Top 100 CISO Globally by Hot Topics. He was selected from a large pool of nominees narrowed down by a panel of information security experts. “I’m delighted to see Marc recognized …

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The Vine Event Raises over $100,000 for STEM Education

Industry: Other
Focus: Education/STEM
Type: TAG-Ed
Location: Midtown Atlanta

  ATLANTA, GA (March 22, 2017) – TAG Education Collaborative, the charitable arm of the Technology Association of Georgia, is pleased to announce that the ninth annual Vine Event raised $137,265 for STEM education. The sold out event was held on Thursday, March 16th at City Winery and brought together …

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Honeywell Joins Georgia Tech Internet-of-Things Research Center

Industry: Other
Focus: Innovation/R&D
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Midtown Atlanta

  ATLANTA, GA– March 22, 2017– Honeywell today announced that it is joining Georgia Tech’s Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT), reinforcing its commitment to grow its Atlanta presence. This follows Honeywell’s announcement late last year that it would create more than 730 software …

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NTSC Founding Board Member Selim Aissi Named to the 2017 Top 100 CISO Globally

Industry: Information Security
Focus: General Info
Type: TAG
Location: Statewide

  ATLANTA, GA – March 22, 2017 – Selim Aissi, CISO of Ellie Mae was named to the 2017 Top 100 CISO Globally by Hot Topics. He was selected from a large pool of nominees narrowed down by a panel of information security experts. “I’m delighted to see Selim recognized …

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Digital Realty Announces Expansion of Atlanta Connected Campus

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: General Business
Location: Downtown Atlanta

    ATLANTA, GA– March 21, 2017– Digital Realty is pleased to announce a significant expansion to its Connected Campus in Atlanta.  The new facility is located at 250 Williams Street and comprises approximately 18,000 square feet of raised floor space. This facility will be connected to the Atlanta campus’ …

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Authentica Solutions Named EdTech Digest 2017 Cool Tool Award Finalist For Best District Data Solution

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: Education/STEM
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Perimeter

  ATLANTA, GA– March 21, 2017 — Authentica Solutions, a data integration and data analytics leader, today announced that DataSense, it’s iPaaS (Integration Platform as a Service) Solution was named a finalist for the 2017 EdTech Digest Cool Tool Awards in the Best District Data Solution category. The EdTech Digest Awards recognize …

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Comcast Hosting Career Fair in Atlanta on March 23

Industry: Digital Media/Entertainment
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Gwinnett

    ATLANTA, GA. — March 21, 2017— Comcast is holding a career fair to recruit new sales representatives who will be located in greater Atlanta. The event will take place on Thursday, March 23 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Comcast regional headquarters, located at 6200 The …

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Aflac Seeks Partners in Innovation with Venture Capital Efforts

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: Startups
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: SW Georgia

    COLUMBUS, GA.— March 20, 2017-— Aflac Incorporated announced today it is pursuing investment opportunities targeting early-stage companies whose mission is relevant to Aflac’s core business. Designed to help the company enhance its strategic and innovative focus in both the U.S. and Japan, Aflac Corporate Ventures partners with technology accelerators …

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TAG FinTech Releases Comprehensive Data Analytics/Big Data Research Report

Industry: Financial Technology

TAG FinTech Releases Comprehensive Data Analytics/Big Data Research Report ATLANTA (March 20, 2017) – TAG FinTech, the financial industry group of Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), released a 16-page Data Analytics/Big Data Research Report last Friday. The report, based on primary research and sponsored by RightCourse and Vesta, looks at …

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CNN Digital Debuts its Virtual Reality Unit: CNNVR

Industry: Digital Media/Entertainment
Focus: Innovation/R&D
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Midtown Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA– March 17, 2017– CNN recently announced the official launch of CNNVR – a new immersive journalism unit and virtual reality platform within CNN Digital. The global team with footprints in New York, Atlanta, London, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Dubai, Johannesburg, Tokyo, and Beijing, will cover major news events …

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Innovators Invited to Small Business Roundtable

Industry: Other
Focus: Gov't/Politics
Type: Education/Institution
Location: Downtown Atlanta

IEEE-USA’s Entrepreneurship Policy and Innovation Committee hosts an annual discussion in different regions, focused on the challenges for small technology businesses involving the federal and local government and is seeking your insights.

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KMS Technology Co-Founder and President Josh Lieberman Joins Per Scholas’ National Board of Directors; Named Atlanta Chairperson

Industry: Big Data/Mission Critical Services
Focus: Humanitarian/Non-Profit
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Buckhead

Per Scholas, a national nonprofit organization that offers free, high-quality technology education to un- or underemployed residents, has elected KMS Technology co-founder and president Josh Lieberman to the National Board of Directors and has named him Chair of Per Scholas Atlanta, Advisory Council.

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FinTech Executives Reveal How Payment Industry Will Impact Businesses and Consumers

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Greater Atlanta

MIT Enterprise Forum of Atlanta is hosting a panel of Financial technology (FinTech) C-suite executives to discuss how consumers interact with FinTech today, and how that relationship will rapidly change in the coming years. The event will be held on Wed., March 22 at ATDC.

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New CEO for FinTech Startup First Performance Global

Industry: Financial Technology
Focus: General Info
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Midtown Atlanta

  ATLANTA, GA– March 16, 2016– First Performance Global, a financial technology (FinTech) startup in the Advanced Technology Development Center’s ATDC Signature portfolio of companies, named William M. Hernandez as chief executive officer. A. Wayne Johnson, founding CEO, will continue to serve as board chairman. Hernandez brings more than 30 years …

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Cyber Committee aims to help Augusta prepare for industry

Industry: Information Security
Focus: General Info
Location: Greater Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA — March 16, 2017– If you build it they will come. In Augusta’s case they’re building a cyber center, Army Cyber Command, and more private business that is resulting in thousands of cyber employees coming to the region. The Augusta Metro Chamber has a new cyber committee to …

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Atlanta-based Peoplenet Acquires Fyre

Industry: Other
Focus: General Business
Type: Business Enterprise
Location: Buckhead

Cloud-based workforce management company, Peoplenet accelerates growth through acquisition of Fyre, a staffing technology firm.

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