ATLANTA – November 28, 2016 – Atlanta Tech Village (The Village), the fourth largest tech hub in the United States for emerging startups, today announced a collaboration with technology innovator and home solutions manufacturer Honeywell. Honeywell recently announced it is moving its Home and Building Technologies headquarters and North American software innovation center to Atlanta.
“Honeywell and The Village both lead innovation across multiple sectors so this partnership makes a lot of sense,” said David Cummings, founder of Atlanta Tech Village. “Honeywell is poised to bring hundreds of jobs to Atlanta, and we are excited to serve as a catalyst that connects them deeper into the Atlanta tech community. ”
Atlanta Tech Village and Honeywell are partnering to build deeper awareness of opportunities at Honeywell for the community’s top technologists. Villagers and the surrounding technology community can also look forward to hackathons, networking receptions, interactive technology exhibits, career fairs and other co-hosted events.
Honeywell’s thousands of engineers, technologists and scientific leaders are creating energy efficient products that drive efficiency, connection and safety in airplanes, buildings, vehicles, industry and for America’s workforce. In Atlanta, the company will bring an extensive focus to software development and innovation while accelerating its investment in smart building and “Internet of Things” technologies, with a goal of developing technology solutions and offerings that impact the world.
“The technology community in Atlanta is one of the strongest in the world, and the intersection for much of that talent is at Atlanta Tech Village,” said Bruce Calder, vice president of technology solutions for Honeywell. “We are excited to become part of a community that includes some of the brightest and most innovative talent in the U.S. We hope this alliance inspires community connections that lead to exciting new opportunities for Honeywell, Atlanta and the world.”
As the Southeast’s largest tech incubator and co-working community The Village is dedicated to fostering innovation and collaboration and driving economic development in the Atlanta community and beyond.
About Atlanta Tech Village
The Atlanta Tech Village (The Village) is a community of technology innovation powered by a 103,000 square foot office building in the heart of Buckhead dedicated to fostering the growth of new, disruptive technology startups. As one of the fastest growing technology startup centers and co-working communities in the Southeast, The Village is dedicated to fostering innovation, encouraging collaboration and driving economic development in the Atlanta community and beyond. For more information, please visit www.atlantatechvillage.com.
Honeywell (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com/newsroom.