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Austin Tech Gives Back

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments

Austin Tech Gives Back

Austin Tech! Looking for a way to give back this summer? Hunger in Central Texas is a year round issue but donations drop during the off season. Our member company, BuildASign, helps food banks replenish their pantries with the CANville initiative. CANville challenges community-minded businesses to compete in a can drive and art display.   All participating companies must build an Austin landmark or uniquely Austin art display created from their donated cans- first come first choice on which landmark is claimed. Companies are placed into...

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A Management System for CEOs: Goals as an Enabler

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

By Joel Trammell   I just recently finished my tenure as Chairman of this great organization and had the honor to address many of you at the CEO Summit on May 22. I hold firmly to the idea I expressed that day: That entrepreneurship means starting every morning knowing today is the day to take on the world. However, many CEOs often feel that they don’t have as much influence on their world as they wish. In fact, a survey my company Khorus just completed reflects this. We asked 200 CEOs about their challenges, processes and initiatives...

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Austin visionary Pike Powers inducted into ATC Tech Hall of Fame

Posted by on Jul 3, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Austin visionary Pike Powers inducted into ATC Tech Hall of Fame

  ATC has inducted Austin businessman, attorney and former legislator Pike Powers into its Tech Hall of Fame following the 2014 CEO Summit. The purpose of the Tech Hall of Fame event is to award an influential leader who has made a long-term, substantial impact on the Austin tech industry. Powers has played pivotal roles in attracting companies such as Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corp., Sematech Inc. to Austin and helped convince Freescale Semiconductor Inc. to keep its headquarters here. Powers, who also served as a state...

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Meet Our Members- 250 Companies Strong

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Meet Our Members- 250 Companies Strong

ATC is growing and we’re focused on your growth too! In an effort to strengthen connectivity between our members and the broader community, we’re looking for input. Please rate the following priorities as it relates to your company: Recruiting Brand Visibility Community Involvement/Impact Connect to fellow industry leaders Increased access to funding Other: please describe We’re proud to showcase member brands to Austin’s thriving tech and life sciences community.    Has your logo changed? Please send us a new JPEG...

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Austin’s tech leaders will unite on May 22. ATC’s CEO Summit welcomes tech CEOs and founders

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

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Tech Hall of Fame Awards

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

ATC’s 2nd annual Tech Hall of Fame award presentation is Thursday, May 22. Last year, we awarded this honor to Bill Wood, one of Austin’s best-known investors (Austin Ventures and Silverton). ATC’s Tech Hall of Fame committee is focused on awarding an influential leader who has made a long-term, substantial impact on the Austin tech industry. We encourage you to join this celebration of Austin’s best in tech. Join ATC members and community leaders to celebrate the 2014 winner May 22nd from 5-7pm at Brazos Hall....

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Life Sciences Delivers High-Paying, Diverse Jobs for Central Texans- ATC announces economic impact study results

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Blog, Featured, News | 0 comments

Life Sciences Delivers High-Paying, Diverse Jobs for Central Texans- ATC announces economic impact study results

Today, the Austin Technology Council (ATC) is excited to announce the results of our study on the Life Sciences Sector . In Central Texas, which unveiled the economic impact of the life sciences industry in Austin and surrounding communities including Round Rock and San Marcos. The study set out for the first time to define the life sciences sector in Central Texas, measure its current impact on the local economy in terms of gross regional product (GRP) and jobs, and identify key sector strengths. Top findings from the report include: The...

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Recruiting Opportunities for ATC members and friends

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

ATC is committed to supporting your hiring needs. Because so many of our members have suggested that their largest objective in 2014 is hiring tech talent, we are strengthening partnerships and creating new opportunities for you to obtain the best talent in Austin tech and beyond.    HelioVolt Job Fair When: Monday, April 14th, 10am – 2pm Where: HelioVolt Corporation 6301-8 E Stassney Ln, Austin, TX 78744   HelioVolt has suspended manufacturing operations in Austin and nearly 100 former employees are seeking new positions....

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In the Media: SXSW 2014

Posted by on Apr 9, 2014 in Blog, News | 0 comments

In the Media: SXSW 2014

Armed with the numbers and messaging to prove it, ATC leadership and members imparted a confident and aggressive position for Austin’s present and future innovation economy. Top tier business, technology and national media outlets such as Entrepreneur, USA Today and Wired highlighted the growth, strength and opportunities of the Austin technology scene. Coverage from this year’s SXSW showcased the advantages Austin provides as a world-class destination to build and grow businesses in the technology market. And while many treps...

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ATC CEO Summit is in sight.

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

ATC CEO Summit is in sight.

CEOs and founders of top technology companies. Global influencers. The best of tech. One day of exclusive conversations, thought leadership,  and peer recognition. Once a year, Austin’s tech elite gather to set the agenda that draws global attention. ATC’s CEO Summit brings the industry’s most influential industry executives together to discuss the future of technology in Central Texas, and to shape business, community and policy agendas. This is annual event is attended by tech CEOs, founders, entrepreneurs and investors who...

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