News & Press

TAG Presents Quarterly Speaker Series in Perimeter Area


Ventyx CEO to speak at Technology Association of Georgia Event



ATLANTA (October 28, 2013) –The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), today announced that Jeff Ray, CEO of Ventyx, will wrap up the 2013 TAG Perimeter Speaker Series on October 29, 2013 at Villa Christina.


Ray is chief executive officer of Ventyx, appointed in 2012. Ventyx, an ABB company headquartered in Dunwoody, is the world’s leading supplier of enterprise software and services for asset intensive industries – such as energy, mining, public infrastructure and transportation. At the forefront of the convergence of information technologies (IT) and operational technologies (OT), Ventyx is leading the transformation of asset-intensive industries from automation to real-time optimization.


TAG formed a partnership with the Sandy Springs/Perimeter, Dunwoody, and Brookhaven Chambers of Commerce to present a quarterly speaker series under the banner of TAG Perimeter.


Each quarter, an area corporate leader is selected to give a presentation around a central theme. The 2013 theme focused on “Innovation” and featured discussions on innovative strategies or tools the guest speaker utilizes in their organization and/or their career.


“With the success of the TAG North Metro speaker series, we wanted to develop a similar event to serve our growing membership in the area,” stated Tino Mantella, president and CEO of TAG. “By partnering with the Sandy Springs/Perimeter, Dunwoody, and Brookhaven Chambers of Commerce, we hope to provide the Perimeter’s robust technology community with an intimate setting for networking as well as an opportunity to learn from some of the region's most influential and strategic thinkers.”


All meetings are held at Villa Christina, 4000 Summit Boulevard, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


To register for the Oct. 29 event, please visit Walk up registration is available.



About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 27,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah.  TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.


TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 33 professional societies. 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 or TAG’s community website at


To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit


Where Georgia Leads

TAG Titanium Sponsors

TAG Platinum Sponsors

TAG Gold Sponsors

Nebo Content Management System Tracking