Colorado Tech Weekly #302: Non-Tech Execs Are Important Too

Colorado Tech Weekly brings you the top 10 technology stories of the past week and the best upcoming local tech events every Monday morning!

As a tech blog, I like to focus on… well.. tech obviously but as I look through the headlines this week and last week and consider my own experience in a small startup I notice how much non-tech executives play a big role in the Colorado tech community. People who fill leadership roles in a company affect the entire company, not just their departments. Tech does not exist in a vacuum!

Have a great week!

Top Colorado Technology News

  • CIO Applications names Louisville’s ThreatX in Top 25 Cyber Security Companies in 2019 [ThreatX]
  • List Extra: Denver’s largest tech employers share growth plans [DBJ]
  • Golden-based ANGI Homeservices appoints Shannon Shaw as Chief Legal Officer [ANGI]
  • CU Denver student’s app aims to pair active travelers with local guides [BusinessDen]
  • Boulder’s SurveyGizmo names industry vet Chris Benham Chief Marketing Officer [InnovatioNews]
  • Background check tech firm Checkr eyes Denver for ‘new office’ [DBJ]
  • Front Range Community College to join effort to improve STEM education [BizWest]
  • Denver-based Optiv Security appoints Jill Sanford chief human resources officer [InnovatioNews]
  • From cow town to tech town: Denvers startup scene is flourishing [DenverPost]
  • Executive Voice: He used big data to help warfighters. Now hes innovating Colorado’s health-care industry. [DBJ]

Top Upcoming Events

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