Comcast Business Executive Jeff Buzzelli Named 2022 Greater Atlanta Heart Walk Chair

The American Heart Association announced that Jeff Buzzelli, Senior Vice President of Comcast Business, will lead the 2022 Greater Atlanta Heart Walk, which will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at The Battery Atlanta.

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Vesta Appoints Former Equifax Leader as Chief Product Officer


Hrishi Talwar will lead the global product and marketing functions at Vesta

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DefenseStorm Secures $15M in New Financing Round, Including $5M from Community and Mid-Size Bank Venture Fund JAM FINTOP

Commitment reinforces DefenseStorm’s Unique Built for Banking Approach to Cyber Risk Management

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Amazon Robotics Gift Supports Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Funding will go toward assisting diverse entrepreneurs in the fields of robotics and automation.

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The Home Depot Supports Supply Chain and Logistics Vertical with Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center

Business Process Management | Product Management | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Companies participating in the incubator program will work directly with SC&L and business leaders at The Home Depot and Georgia Tech as they build.

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Technology Association of Georgia Announces Cohort for 2022 Innovation Challenge


Seven Georgia startups have been selected to the 2022 Innovation Challenge cohort as part of awards and recognition next week’s Fintech South conference.

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Bala Ramesh Appointed to George E. Smith Eminent Scholar’s Chair at Georgia State University

Education/STEM | Information Security

Distinguished University Professor Balasubramaniam (Bala) Ramesh has been appointed to the George E. Smith Eminent Scholar’s Chair in Computer Information Systems (CIS) at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

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Save the Date! FBI Cybersecurity Briefing for Atlanta Businesses at The Capital Grille – Hosted by Snap Tech IT

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Fintech | Georgia Defense Industrial Base Taskforce | Information Security

Amazing opportunity for Atlanta area businesses! It’s your chance to hear the unique perspective of an FBI Cybersecurity Investigations Agent, learn how to protect your business from cyber-attacks & enjoy an amazing lunch on us with local colleagues!

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Technology Association of Georgia Announces ADVANCE Award Finalists for Fintech South


Thirteen Georgia companies are announced as finalists for the ADVANCE Award that recognizes prolific, established fintech companies.

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Snap Tech IT Hosting FBI Cybersecurity Briefing at The Capital Grille

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Digital Health | Fintech | Georgia Defense Industrial Base Taskforce | Information Security | Infrastructure | Media & Entertainment

How often do you get the chance to hear the unique perspective of an FBI Cybersecurity Investigations Agent, learn how to protect your business from cyber-attacks & enjoy an amazing lunch with local Atlanta businesses? Doesn’t happen too often.

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ATDC Expands Startup Programming into Macon and Albany

Through the ATDC@ program, the incubator’s expertise and resources are available around the state, with representatives known as catalysts seeking out tech entrepreneurs.

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Comcast RISE to Award $1 Million in Grants to Small Businesses Owned by Women and People of Color in Atlanta

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Marketing | Media & Entertainment | Product Management | Sales Leadership | Smart Communities & Sustainablility | Workforce Development

Comcast announced it will award $1 million in grants to 100 small Atlanta area businesses owned by women and people of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners, among others. The application process will open to qualifying businesses June 1-14, and prospective owners must have their businesses located in the City of Atlanta or in Fulton, Gwinnett, Clayton, Cobb or DeKalb counties.

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Academy Live Roadshow – Atlanta

Cloud | Data Governance | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Young Professionals

AttackIQ Academy has a mission: to help cybersecurity teams respond to adversarial activity evolving, and becoming more targeted, sophisticated and automated.

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Kathryn Petralia and Rob Frohwein to Receive Georgia Fintech Hall of Fame Award


Kabbage’s co-founders will be honored at Fintech South, June 14-15 at Georgia’s World Congress Center

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DefenseStorm Named as a Fastest-Growing Private Company in Atlanta

Fintech | Information Security

DefenseStorm, a leading cloud-based provider of cyber security, fraud and compliance technology and managed services to banks, credit unions and fintechs, has been named a 2022 Pacesetter Award winner by the Atlanta Business Chronicle for the third consecutive year.

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Client Spotlight Webinar: Zero Trust Cybersecurity Defense with Application Control

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure

On average, bad actors can dwell unnoticed in an IT environment for 45 days, prior to the execution of an attack. Couple that with the majority of attacks that exploit legitimate access by taking advantage of existing vulnerabilities and through social engineering. How do you prevent hackers from running rampant once they’ve compromised your network systems and handle the expense of remediation?

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Webinar: Real-World Cybersecurity: Winning with Process-Driven Managed Detection & Response

Business Process Management | Cloud | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Health | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure

Cybersecurity best practices are the baseline for preventing an attack, but they won’t protect your business from everything. Hackers are targeting businesses in this country every 39 seconds. How do you know if you have active cyber threats swimming around in your environment right now? And, how do you keep those threats from becoming full-blown attacks? More importantly, are you well-positioned to respond to the attack? More is needed to effectively defend your business.

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Cybersecurity Executive Samuel John Cure Joins AMI as Chief Information Security Officer

Information Security

AMI, a global leader in the Dynamic Firmware market for worldwide computing, today announced Samuel John Cure as its Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Cure previously served as CISO of Planview, Inc., and AXIS Capital. Along with his two successful tenures as CISO, he brings a spirit of innovation and expertise in building international cybersecurity programs to the AMI team. In addition, Cure has extensive experience crafting business-aligned cybersecurity programs, providing executive oversight of risk management, including identifying and mitigating security risks in all corporate functions and external-facing products and solutions.

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Comcast Business Recognized as Technology Champion for Good and for its Efforts to Increase Digital Equity in Georgia


Comcast Receives Tech for Good Award for Lift Zones; Rachel Ozias, Vice President of Xfinity Consumer Services, Named Emerging Leader of the Year

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2022 TAG Impact Award Winner Announced

Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

The TAG Impact Award recognizes a TAG member serving on a society board who embodies the ideals of servant leadership and advances the TAG mission to connect, promote, influence and educate Georgia’s technology ecosystem, to advance the innovation economy.

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Mailchimp Co-founder Ben Chestnut to be Inducted into Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia


Tech Entrepreneur, Successful Visionary and Digital Marketing Pioneer to be Honored at the Georgia Technology Summit.

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TAG Announces the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia

TAG’S Top 40 Awards, sponsored by Amazon Web Services, Best Buy and Comcast Business, recognize Georgia-based technology companies for their contribution to innovation and economic growth within the state of Georgia’s technology sector.

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4 ways to fuel the innovation economy and make growth sustainable for everyone

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Education/STEM | Fintech | Infrastructure | Workforce Development

This is a golden age of the innovation economy, but will it last? How can we make the tech boom sustainable in this age of rising inequality and make its benefits widespread?

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Purple Hats Conference

Information Security | Workforce Development

The award-winning Purple Hats Conference is the industry destination for cybersecurity practitioners around the globe to collaborate, share ideas, and learn how to evolve from a reactive to proactive threat-informed defense. Founded by AttackIQ and leveraging the open AttackIQ Academy platform for cybersecurity education and certification, Purple Hats provides free access to experts, technical content, and innovative techniques for practitioners to improve their security posture and build stronger, more collaborative teams.

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TriNet is a proud national member of the Small Business Digital Alliance

Corporate Development | Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Workforce Development | Young Professionals

TriNet has long provided thought-leadership and educational content for small and medium-size businesses through various mediums that align with the objectives of The Small Business Digital Alliance. For TriNet, it is a priority that we share stories and on-the-ground perspectives which shape the future of work and provide timely information relevant to the ever-evolving workplace.

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TAG Digital Health Society Debuts NEW Ecosystem Resource and Website

Digital Health

Launched at the TAG Digital Health Leadership Summit, this new, online resource is a live, dynamic directory of healthcare technology companies, industry events and related ecosystem statistics that document the breadth and depth of this major economic community in Georgia.

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Technology Executives Roundtable Meeting – Why & How to Grow Your Tech Business Internationally – in the New European World

Business Process Management | Corporate Development | Data Governance | Information Security | International Business

Moderator JC Boyanton, Senior Vice President, Truist, will moderate a panel of experts at the next Technology Executives Roundtable event, as they discuss how to grow a technology business in Europe and globally.

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