The Iowa Technology Leadership Institute, an initiative of the Technology Association of Iowa, is accepting applications through Aug. 31 for the 2023 cohort. All professionals in the technology industry looking to expand their understanding and influence within their organization to advance into a leadership position are eligible to apply. The program will run from January […]

The Technology Association of Iowa has announced the graduation of the inaugural cohort of the Iowa Technology Leadership Institute. There were 25 members in the cohort who are technology leaders at technology companies across Iowa looking to take the next step in their careers. The classes focus on the nontechnical aspects of leadership that technical […]

Takeaways from Iowa Technology Summit keynote speaker Ian Khan Ian Khan wanted the one word audiences took away from his presentation at the Technology Association of Iowa’s Iowa Technology Summit to be “change” as an acknowledgement that currently emerging technologies are set to dramatically disrupt and alter the world of work as well as people’s lives. […]

President Brian Waller speaks on association’s past, present and future When the Technology Association of Iowa was founded in 1997, the U.S. was nearing the peak of the dot-com bubble and a burgeoning industry of software development and information technology was emerging in Iowa. The state agency then called the Department of Economic Development founded […]

The Technology Association of Iowa announced Jan. 26 that Laura Smith, chief information officer at UnityPoint Health Systems, will serve as chair of the board of directors in 2022. TAI’s three new board members are Michelle Bates, chief innovation officer at Revology Inc., Jason Katcher, vice president and chief information officer at ITA Group Inc., […]

The Technology Association of Iowa hosted its Catalysts Live event Tuesday in Des Moines where seven technology leaders shared their stories and recommendations for improving diversity, equity and inclusion in Iowa’s technology sector. The event was the culmination of a series of interviews with each Catalyst published throughout 2021. TAI started the Catalyst initiative in 2018 […]

The Technology Association of Iowa has opened nominations for the Computer Science Educator of the Year Prometheus award in honor of Computer Science Education Week. The new award was announced at the 2021 Prometheus Awards event in November. The winning educator will receive $6,000 from TAI, and the other four finalists will each receive $1,000. Learn […]