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Tech Titan's Mission

Tech Titans will stimulate innovation, advocate for pro-technology regulation and legislation, nurture the future technology workforce, create business networking and learning opportunities, and recognize excellence in our technology community.

 

Tech Titan's vision

We champion and serve the technology community across North Texas.

 

Value proposition

Tech Titans will stimulate innovation, advocate for pro-technology regulation and legislation, nurture the future technology workforce, create business networking and learning opportunities, and recognize excellence in our technology community.

 

The Tech Titans creed

The members of Tech Titans believe that a passionate pursuit of technology creates the innovation and productivity that benefits the lives of north Texans today and tomorrow.

 

Goals for 2016

  • Obtain Board approval of the 2017 Texas legislative agenda by the end of 4Q2016; identify key issues, especially related to state STEM policy and initiatives.
  • Explore development of a sustainable platform for university/industry research, innovation and collaboration in North Texas by the end of 2Q2016, involving at least 5 major technology DFW companies and 4 area universities.
  • Plan and conduct a “reverse pitch” program where 4-5 major DFW companies with corporate M&A groups discuss their technology opportunities that they would consider investigating and/or investing in by 2Q2016. Phase II would be to plan and conduct a “pitch day” for investment ready Tech Titans award finalists and top Fast Tech finalists by 4Q2016.
  • Increase Tech Titan Awards Gala nominations by 15% year over year by the end of May, 2016.
  • Raise awareness of 5,000 DFW area junior high and/or high school students on technology industry sectors, employers and specific STEM career opportunities in North Texas by 4Q2016.
  • Promote the region’s tech industry while fostering member recruitment, retention and engagement through our Tech Titan Special Interest Forums by increasing the average attendance at all existing forum events by 50% year over year, and by launching three new forums in 2016.