InSight Digital Summit 2020 Presented by Convergint Technologies

Blockchain | Business Process Management | Cloud | Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Devops | Digital Health | Digital Media & Entertainment | Diversity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | International Business | Marketing | Mobility | Product Management | Recruiting | Sales Leadership | Smart Energy | Southeastern Software Association | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech | Young Professionals

November 17th-19th, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM CST Daily

InSight Digital Summit, hosted by Convergint Technologies, is an exclusive virtual trade show event. This fully immersive digital summit will allow for a traditional trade show experience live from the comfort of your own home or office.

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TER to Host Virtual Event with Past Imlay Leadership Award Recipients

Corporate Development

The Technology Executives Roundtable (TER), an organization of more than 120 Georgia technology leaders, will host Tech Leadership Lessons for 2021: Atlanta’s Tech Leaders & Former Imlay Leadership Award Recipients Share their Keys to Success in 2021. This virtual event will take place from 8-9:30 a.m. Nov. 17.

The John Imlay Leadership Award recognizes and celebrates individuals who have shown exceptional leadership on behalf of the Georgia high-tech community. It honors the late John Imlay, Jr., former chairman of Imlay Investments, who is credited with helping create two of Atlanta’s biggest tech industries – software and internet security.

During the conference, attendees will hear success stories, thoughts about future tech trends, and lessons learned from John Imlay. Additionally, event participants will be able to gain insights from these nationally recognized tech leaders and can ask questions about how to grow their organizations in the COVID-19 world and post-pandemic.

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Technology Executives Roundtable to Host Accelerating Black Entrepreneurship in Atlanta Webinar

Corporate Development | Diversity & Inclusion

The Technology Executives Roundtable (TER), an association that consists of more than 120 CEOs, CFOs and general managers in Georgia’s technology community, will feature a panel discussion on accelerating Black entrepreneurship in the Atlanta tech community. The roundtable discussion will be held virtually from 8-9:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13.

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2nd Annual “Siggie” Awards Announce Call for Nominations

Corporate Development | Digital Media & Entertainment

Event celebrating Atlanta’s early-stage investors now accepting nominations through September 30; portion of sponsorships will support re:imagine/ATL.

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Rev.io Announces Significant Growth Equity Investment from Primus Capital

Cloud | Corporate Development | Fintech | Mobility

Recapitalization will support Rev.io’s ambitious growth goals for its market-leading billing and customer management platform serving communications and technology providers.

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UYOA Virtual Cyber Security Student/Student Apprentice Job Fair

Blockchain | Cloud | Corporate Development | Data Science & Analytics | Digital Media & Entertainment | Diversity & Inclusion | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Mobility | Recruiting | Southeastern Software Association | Young Professionals

Join United Youth Of America (UYOA), at 10am – 2pm EST, Friday, September 18, 2020, for the live Virtual Student/Apprentice JobFair. Book your time slots to meet and interview and hire the students of UYOA face-to-face. Meet the Cyber Security students and interview them live. Find students who may be your future employee or student apprentice. If you are a Cobb County Georgia Company or Enterprise, we have the funding available now. Your company will receive a six-month payroll reimbursement for staffing our students for an apprenticeship or hiring our graduates. Register for your time, pick which (one hour) time slot would you prefer to interview the UYOA students on Friday, September 18, 2020.

https://bit.ly/uyoavirtualjobfair

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GT Software’s Director of z Systems Dusty Rivers Wins IBM Champions Lifetime Achievement Award

Corporate Development | Devops | Fintech

GT Software, a mainframe modernization software company, announces today that Dusty Rivers, the company’s Director of z Systems Software: IMS & CICS, has been selected to win the very first IBM Champions Lifetime Achievement Award for Z.

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RAISE Forum Seeks In-Revenue Southern Startup Applicants

Corporate Development

Emory-Goizueta Led Event Makes Call for Startups Seeking Funding between $500 Thousand and $5 Million; Applications Close September 25th

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Zillow Group Makes Greater Atlanta its Southeastern Hub, Creates 200 Jobs

Corporate Development | Fintech

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Zillow Group, the largest portfolio of real estate brands on the web, has named the metro Atlanta area its Southeastern hub, bringing nearly 200 jobs to the area.

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PPRO announces 85% volume growth despite pandemic, accelerates plans with new investment from Sprints and Citi

Corporate Development | Fintech | International Business

PPRO, the world’s leading local payments platform-as-a-service, reports today an 85% increase in transaction volume from last year, highlighting the exponential opportunities for cross-border e-commerce amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Due in part to a massive digital shift in e-commerce consumer behavior, PPRO is now processing an annual run rate of USD 9bn in payment transaction volume.

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Four Out of Five Tech Executives Are Planning for the Return to the Office

Corporate Development | Information Security | Infrastructure | Marketing | Sales Leadership | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing

Survey of Georgia technology leaders finds only 31% of executives plan to implement COVID-19 testing for employees, but most will require masks

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The New Normal for Small Businesses: Owners and Employees Feel Both Uncertainty and Optimism

Business Process Management | Corporate Development

OnPay survey data indicates 1 in 2 small businesses turned to the Payroll Protection Program for assistance

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BlueFletch Validated As A Partner In Google-Led Android Enterprise Recommended Program For Enterprise Mobility Management

Cloud | Corporate Development | Mobility

BlueFletch, an Atlanta-based software company focused on helping enterprises secure, manage, and support their company-owned Android devices, today announced that its mobility management solution, Enterprise Installer, has been validated by Google for supporting all the standard Android Enterprise features for work profile, fully managed, and dedicated device management sets.

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Sharecare acquires MindSciences, fortifies platform with best-in-class digital therapeutics for anxiety, tobacco and overeating

Corporate Development | Digital Health

Sharecare has acquired MindSciences, the leader in evidence-based behavior change apps. Founded by renowned neuroscientist and behavior change expert, Dr. Jud Brewer, MindSciences provides best-in-class digital therapeutics that help people reverse unhealthy habits involving food, tobacco, stress and anxiety – which contribute to the most costly and widespread health issues in the United States. This acquisition builds on Sharecare’s existing partnership with MindSciences, through which its tobacco cessation program was made available to the digital health company’s payer, provider, government and employer group customers.

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TwoRivers ITAD Solutions Joins Terra’s “Done with IT” Mail-in Electronics Recycling Program

Cloud | Corporate Development | Data Governance | Data Science & Analytics | Fintech | Information Security | Infrastructure | Mobility | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

TwoRivers ITAD Solutions (TIS) has joined TERRA’s Done with IT program to provide a simple and safe electronics recycling mail-in option for businesses and individuals from their Certified R2 facility in Lithonia, GA.

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Technology Entrepreneur David Cummings to be Inducted into Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia

Corporate Development | CRM & CX | Marketing | Sales Leadership

Cummings will be honored at the Technology Association of Georgia’s (TAG) The Summit event on March 4, 2020 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. Sponsored by PwC since its inception in 1993, the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia includes a long list of visionaries, including: Georgia Gov. Zell Miller, technology industry icon Tom Noonan and CNN founder Ted Turner.

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Nolan Transportation Group Appoints Geoff Kelley As President To Lead Next Phase of Growth

Corporate Development | Sales Leadership | Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing | Transportation Tech

Nolan Transportation Group (NTG), one of the largest and fastest-growing non-asset truckload freight brokerages and provider of third-party logistics services in North America, announced veteran logistics industry executive Geoff Kelley will join the company as president.

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