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The Pittsburgh Technology Council celebrated its annual Tech 50 Awards on Nov. 16, 2023, with more than 600 attendees to honor the fastest-growing and most innovative technology companies, tech-intensive service providers and CEOs in the Pittsburgh region. Started in 1997, Tech 50 is the Tech Council’s biggest event for its members to connect with the region’s top tech companies. “Our innovators are spearheading breakthroughs across multiple industries, contributing $27 billion to our regional payroll. Tech 50 is a night to celebrate these achievements and share the inspiration,” said Audrey Russo, President and CEO of the Tech Council. Dive in here for all of the highlights.

Lou CamerlengoShining Star: Lou Camerlengo Reflects on 25 Years of Tech Entrepreneurship

When Lou Camerlengo and Dave Colaizzi founded fivestar* more than 25 years ago, their vision was clear and simple. They wanted to bring together talented people to solve client challenges in an environment that supports long-term client relationships, work life balance and community service. Lou details his entrepreneurial journey, building fivestra* in Pittsburgh and the future of tech. Get Lou's whole story here.

SAE InternationalExplore What’s Next in Mobility and Transportation with SAE

Transportation and mobility are changing in ways unseen since the invention of planes, trains, and automobiles, making it critical to understand the shifting landscape. Stay in the know with content from SAE. Subscribe to the SAE SmartBrief newsletter, one email direct to your inbox delivering mobility news and trends 5x per week. And listen to the SAE Tomorrow Today weekly podcast as host Grayson Brulte breaks down emerging technologies with the leaders and innovators who make it all happen.

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Lucas Systems Thinks Outside the Box

Distribution center technology provider, Lucas Systems, announced today its partnership with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) on new research with potential significant environmental and commercial impact for the logistics industry. The research is focused on developing new and innovative ways to reduce distribution center and transportation waste by optimizing the way packing and packaging of multiple items in a single order is executed. Unbox this story here.

Benefits Check, Save Costs!

Employers continue to seek effective strategies to optimize their operations, including the various aspects of employee benefits. As employers approach 2023 year-end benefit planning, there are a series of steps that can be taken to fine tune their employee benefit offerings in order to achieve financial savings. Check out the key steps and plan for savings!

It's All in the Data

In the ever-evolving landscape of data-driven technologies, the synergy between Non-Invasive Data Governance and the advancement of both artificial intelligence (AI) and human intelligence represents a crucial frontier. Bob Seiner explores the symbiotic relationship between Non-Invasive Data Governance, AI, and human intelligence, shedding light on the transformative potential of this integration. Get your data geek on here.

Podcast Pick: Prepare for the Exit Early

Navidar Managing Director Mark Weisman steps up to the One Mic Stand for an in-depth discussion on how tech companies can take the right steps when preparing for an exit. As a software and technology focused investment banking firm specializing in M&A and capital raising advisory services, Navidar has key insights whether your tech company is just getting off the ground or is well established. Pop in your earbuds and get to it!

Tech Council: Member News, Things You Should Know, Cool Events, Etc.

  • Patient Safety: Imagine a world where preventable healthcare errors are drastically reduced, saving countless lives and billions of dollars each year. This vision is at the heart of the Patient Safety Technology Challenge, a groundbreaking initiative that aims to inspire the next generation of innovators to solve the complex issue of medical errors. Learn more here.
  • New Member Mixer: Join us for a fun networking evening to meet the Pittsburgh Technology Council's newest members! Held at the PTC office, attendees can learn more about the amenities available as part of membership. Light refreshments will be provided. Register here.
  • Breaking News: John Brady Joins Schneider Downs as an Accounting Advisory Manager | Babst Calland Opens Harrisburg Office | Clearview Federal Credit Union Unveils New Brand
  • Happy Birthday!: Dagostino Electronic Services (DES) is celebrating 50 years outfitting Pittsburgh with leading-edge technology. Check out this awesome celebration video: