Teachers and Industry Volunteers Encouraged to Create Profiles and Listings in New STEM Mentor Exchange to Help Prepare Students for Future Jobs Salt Lake City, UT – June 29, 2017 – The STEM Partners Foundation today announced the release of the STEM Mentor Exchange (STEM MX), a mobile app designed to connect teachers with industry volunteers and resources, and provide students with the learning experiences that will prepare them for the thousands of new STEM-skilled jobs being created every day. In Utah alone, it is predicted that STEM jobs over the next 10 years will grow 25% compared to 20% [...]
The Women in Tech Council (WTC) has launched a technology internship program to provide high school girls the opportunity to interact with technology companies, meet and interact with women in technology and understand the impact they can have by perusing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers.
Utah startup tech company Homie, whose technology platform automates home buying and selling, is now offering mortgage loans, the company said in a release.
Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, will be the keynote speaker Nov. 10 at the Utah Technology Council’s 19th annual Hall of Fame Gala in Salt Lake City. The council made the announcement recently. Nadella follows other prominent tech leaders as gala speakers, including Tim Cook of Apple, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Marc Benioff of Salesforce, Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, Steve Ballmer of Microsoft, Mark Hurd of Oracle, and Eric Schmidt of Google. “The Hall of Fame is the premier event for Utah’s 6,000 tech companies where we celebrate the vitality of our dynamic industry,” said Richard R. Nelson, [...]
By Brice Wallace When experts talk about the “Internet of Things,” or IoT, some people may get lost in the “things” part of the phrase. Mark Sunday, chief information officer and senior vice president at Oracle, recently clued in a Salt Lake City audience, stressing that those things include sensors used in medical care, vehicles throughout the transportation sector, and devices that can be controlled by thoughts. During a keynote presentation at the Utah Technology Council’s annual members meeting, Sunday said IoT is having a huge impact — and will have more in the future — on people’s ability to [...]
LEHI, UT (June 21, 2017)—DigiCert, a global leader in scalable identity and encryption solutions for enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) security, earned a place on the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) Honor Roll for the sixth straight year. The Honor Roll measures high-traffic websites for implementation of online security best practices, data stewardship and responsible privacy practices. The 2017 audit surveyed over 1,000 websites from top retailers, FDIC banks, customer services, media/news outlets and U.S. Federal government sites. “At DigiCert, we strive to practice what we preach by not only advocating for high standards but implementing them ourselves to protect [...]
LEHI, UT (June 12, 2017) — Today, DigiCert was named to Computerworld’s 2017 list of Best Places to Work in IT, one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. “DigiCert is securing the future of digital connectivity for our customers, and providing an empowering work culture for our employees,” says DigiCert COO Flavio Martins. “Every day, our team works closely with our customers to protect devices and data from attackers, and they know that they are part of an important global initiative that will impact the type of world in which we [...]
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will keynote the Utah Technology Council’s (UTC) 19th Annual Hall of Fame Gala event on Friday, November 10, 2017 in Salt Lake City. “The Hall of Fame is the premier event for Utah’s 6,000 tech companies where we celebrate the vitality of our dynamic industry,” said Richard R. Nelson, president and CEO of UTC. “Hosting Mr. Nadella is a major coup—he’s a brilliant visionary.” Nadella is known for transforming Microsoft to be more driven with a strong sense of purpose. This can be seen in Microsoft’s mission which is “to empower every person and every organization [...]