The Technology Association of Iowa will host the first Iowa High School Technology Summit, presented by Principal Financial Group, on Sept. 30 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, TAI announced this week. The Iowa High School Technology Summit will expose high school students to technology companies and careers across Iowa, with three presentations […]

Google announces $1M Impact Challenge for Iowa nonprofits Nonprofits in Iowa will collectively receive $1 million through Google’s new Impact Challenge Iowa, Google announced Monday as part of the company’s Grow with Google initiative at Central Library. Google.org first launched its Impact Challenge in Illinois, but Iowa will be the second state nationwide granted $1 […]

The Technology Association of Iowa is seeking presentation proposals for the third annual Iowa Technology Summit, to be held Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in downtown Des Moines. Session content will be selected by a committee comprised of technology professionals in multiple industries across the state, TAI said in an announcement. Successful proposals will demonstrate […]

Jim Masterson, CEO of LightEdge Solutions, speaks Thursday night at the 2019 Prometheus Awards. Masterson was awarded 2019 CEO of the Year. Photo/Technology Association of Iowa “If you cut me open, I bleed technology,” proclaimed Jim Masterson, CEO of LightEdge Solutions. Masterson, who was accepting a Prometheus Award for CEO of the Year, seemed to […]

In less than a month, Iowa’s technology community will be gathering once again for the annual Prometheus Awards, the Technology Association of Iowa’s yearly celebration of the state’s technology industry, which the association says accounts for 8.8 percent of Iowa’s GDP.  While we haven’t met all five finalists in each of the 14 categories (by the […]

The Technology Association of Iowa and LWBJ have announced the finalists for the 2019 Prometheus Awards presented by LWBJ. The winner in each of the 14 award categories will be announced at a banquet on April 11 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines. The awards feature four new categories in […]

Whitney Tucker is joining the Technology Association of Iowa as the new director of Public Relations, TAI announced on Twitter Thursday. Previously, Tucker was a communications and marketing coordinator at Ryun, Givens & Company PLC in Urbandale. Mandy McWherter, previously TAI’s manager of value communications, has been promoted to director of membership.

The Technology Association of Iowa has released the schedule for the 2019 TechBrew: AM Series presented by U.S. Cellular. TechBrew: AM is a morning networking event for entrepreneurs, technologiests, government officials, business leaders and funders to connect over coffee and learn about a local technology executive. Events are hosted monthly at 8 a.m. – on […]

Ryan Schapp, Chairman of the Technology Association of Iowa Board of Directors. Photo provided The Technology Association of Iowa announced it has appointed Ryan Schaap as its new Chairman of the Board, effective Jan. 1. Schaap is the Chief Information Officer of TAI member company Wells Enterprises, maker of Blue Bunny ice cream and based […]

Meg Anderson, vice president and chief information officer at Principal Financial Group, speaks at TAI’s Catalysts Live event on Dec. 4. Photo provided by TAI Des Moines met the stories of ten women shaping their industries on Tuesday. At the Technology Association of Iowa’s reception of the Catalysts project’s first year, attendees gathered in the […]