TAG brings speaker Gary Sanchez, AT&T, to Georgia Southern

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SAVANNAH– (April 20th, 2015) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), TAG Savannah, and the College of Engineering and Information Technology at Georgia Southern University are partnering to continue their featured speaker series.

The event will take place 11:30 am – 1 pm Wednesday, April 29th in the 3rd floor dining room in the Information Technology Building on the Georgia Southern campus. The event is free and open to the public, although pre-registration is encouraged. Georgia Southern is sponsoring lunch for the attendees.

TAG Savannah invited Gary Sanchez, Regional Director of External Affairs at AT&T Georgia to speak. Sanchez will focus on AT&T’s innovative new technologies that take the company beyond the realm of phone and wireless technology. Through the lens of AT&T, Sanchez reveals how trends in the technology sector are redirecting and shaping the trajectory of even the most established technology companies.

Sanchez accepted his current position with AT&T in 2012. He has over a decade of experience in the telecommunications industry and nearly two decades of experience in the external affairs profession to his current position.

As regional director for AT&T, Gary works closely with community leaders and policymakers to help meet the company’s objective of bringing the best new technology to consumers. He is also responsible for managing AT&T’s extensive philanthropic and community engagement efforts in Southeast Georgia including the AT&T Aspire program focused on high school success and work force readiness and the AT&T It Can Wait campaign to end texting while driving.

To register online visit http://bit.ly/1DG2KqX or please contact Lauren Flotte at lauren@tagonline.org.
About Georgia Southern University
Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers more than 125-degree programs serving more than 20,500 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered and hands-on approach to education. www.GeorgiaSouthern.edu.

About TAG Savannah Chapter
Founded in 2011, TAG Savannah executes TAG’s mission of educating, uniting, promoting, and influencing Coastal Georgia’s technology community through monthly meetings including IT Connect, the TAG Savannah CIO Roundtable Series, the TAG Savannah Speaker Series, TechFest with Armstrong State University and much more. Savannah area TAG Premiere Members include Armstrong State University, Georgia Ports Authority, Gulfstream Aerospace, Georgia Southern University, Hunter Maclean, SCAD and many others.  Learn more: http://www.tagonline.org/chapters-and-societies/savannah/
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 26,000 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 34 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org
To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.


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