Georgia Technology Summit/ Top 40


March 25, 2015
Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339

The Georgia Technology Summit is TAG’s flagship event that brings together C-level executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia to celebrate and recognize Georgia’s technology community. This year’s theme builds upon TAG’s public awareness campaign to promote Georgia’s technology industry through an emphasis on the fastest-growing tech clusters in the state, including health IT, information security, financial technology, logistics and communication services.  

The 2015 Georgia Technology Summit: you can be a part of it all right now, from sponsorship to corporate tables, to applying to be a top 40 innovative company in the state of Georgia. Reserve your seat now in advance of another anticipated sell out audience.  The excitement has already begun!



Table Registrations now open

6:45AM - 8:00AM Registration
8:05AM - 8:15AM Welcome: John Trainor 2015 Georgia Technology Summit Chair
8:20AM - 9:15AM Speaker: Diarmuid O'Connell
9:15AM - 9:30AM Top 10 Presentations
9:30AM - 9:50AM Speaker:John Rossman
9:50AM - 10:20AM Break
10:20AM - 10:30AM Top 10 Presentations
10:30AM - 11:20AM Speaker: Hal Gregersen
11:20AM - 11:35AM Top 10 Presentations
11:35AM - 12:10PM Break
12:15PM Lunch
12:30PM - 12:50PM Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia Presentation
12:50 PM - 1:30PM Fireside Chat: With Hall of Fame Winner
1:40PM Event Concludes


Hal Gregersen, Executive Director of the MIT Leadership

Center and a Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management.  Gregersen’s most recent book, “The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators”uncovers the code for the successful innovator in business — and beyond.


Diarmuid O'Connell, VP Business Development, Tesla

Diarmuid joined Tesla in 2006, and currently serves as the Vice President of Business Development in which capacity he manages commercial relationships and all aspects of government affairs. Before joining Tesla, Diarmuid served as Chief of Staff for Political Military Affairs at the US State Department, where he was involved in policy and operational support to the U.S military in various theaters of operation.


John Rossman, Author, The Amazon Way

Mr. Rossman is the author of The Amazon Way: 14 Leadership Principles of the World’s Most Disruptive Company and managing Director with Alvarez and Marsal.


Top 40/Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia Competition

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)invites you to apply for Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia.  From the Top 40, 10 companies are singled out for showing the highest degree of innovation, the broadest scope and financial impact of their innovations and the greatest effect of such innovation in promoting Georgia's technology industry throughout the U.S. and globally.






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