Georgia CIO of the Year Awards Announces 2012 Winners

October 12th, 2012
Events & Associations

Georgia CIO of the Year® Awards Announces 2012 Winners

Friday, October 12, 2012 – Atlanta, Georgia – The Georgia CIO Leadership Association (GCLA) announced the winners of the CIO of the Year® Awards this morning at an Awards Ceremony held at the Cobb Galleria Centre.

The CIOs of the Year® were: Lee Crump, CIO & Group VP, Rollins, Inc. in the Global category, Marie Mouchet, VP & CIO, Southern Company / Southern Nuclear in the Enterprise category, Marty Smith, CIO, Implantable Provider Group, Inc. in the Corporate category, and Dedra Cantrell, CIO, Emory Healthcare in the Nonprofit / Public Sector category. The Lifetime Achievement Award

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TAG FinTech Georgia 2012

September 26th, 2012
Events & Associations

Join TAG FinTech for our annual symposium featuring Georgia’s largest gathering of contributing companies and individuals serving the financial-technology industry worldwide.

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012
09:00 AM – 05:30 PM Eastern

The Retreat at Perimeter Summit
1001 Summit Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30319

Register here

With 2012 as the unofficial year of breakout payment technologies, TAG FinTech looks to take charge in redefining this evolving and increasingly important component of the industry. Engage in high-level discussions covering the most powerful forces that shape the payments industry with major players and senior-level representatives from influential business throughout TAG’s expansive network.


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Entrepreneur Reggie Bradford and Tech Attorney John Yates to Close CapVenture with Fireside Chat

August 27th, 2012
Events & Associations

ATLANTA (August, 2012) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced Reggie Bradford, founder and CEO of ViTrue, Inc. and one of Atlanta’s most successful entrepreneurs, will join technology attorney and partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, John Yates, for a special fireside chat at the CapVenture finale on September 12 at Newell Rubbermaid.

The two will discuss key issues for entrepreneurs and tap into Bradford’s insights on a number of topics, including: how to build an outstanding management team; how to

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MMM Announces Mobile Law & Compliance Group

Morris, Manning & Martin Announces
Mobile Law & Compliance Group

Atlanta (June 25, 2012) – Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, has formed a Mobile Law & Compliance Group to address the unique and expanding array of legal and regulatory issues that impact all companies – particularly those adopting a mobile strategy for delivering products and services.

The new practice area advises companies on a broad range of issues associated with mobility including privacy and security, financial regulations, employment law, intellectual property rights and global commerce. The Group will also focus on the potential impact of

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TechAmerica and Grant Thornton Present the CFO Insights Webcast Series

June 12th, 2012
Events & Associations

The Impact of the JOBS Act on Technology Companies


TechAmerica and Grant Thornton LLP are pleased to present the sixth webcast in our CFO Insights series. This webcast focuses on the impact of the JOBS Act on technology companies.

Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Time: 12-1pm Eastern Time
Recommended CPE credits: 1.0

On April 5, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act into law. This is a first step, among other solutions, to encourage small businesses to access U.S. capital markets, spur business innovation, generate new jobs and revitalize the U.S. economy. While some provisions of the JOBS

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2012 SSA Impact Awards

June 1st, 2012
Events & Associations

This year’s event will be held at The Historic Defoor Center on Thursday, September 12, 2012 from 6 – 8:30pm and will be spotlighting FinTech as the “Where Georgia Leads” award category. Barry McCarthy, Group Head and General Manager, First Data Corporation, will be the Key Note speaker discussing his perspective on the latest opportunities and trends within the global payments processing industry.

Mr. McCarthy’s team supports over 4,200 financial institution customers, and those institutions’ 600 million credit/debit card consumers and 3 million card-accepting merchant locations. Mr. McCarthy

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TAG FinTech Presents: The Big Data Value Equation

May 31st, 2012
Events & Associations


Presented by TAG FinTech

When: Friday, July 20, 2012 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET

Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy, Buckhead; 3368 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

Click Here to Register

In the last two years alone, 90% of all data has been created! Some of the data is valuable, some isn’t.

How are leading FinTech organizations managing the potential and cost of the tsunami of data hitting their organizations daily? Can they extract the invaluable strategic information in a cost effective manner that doesn’t crush their information and analytic systems? Can they mine the relevant data so to

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2012 Finalists Announced for the 14th Annual Georgia CIO of the Year Awards

April 3rd, 2012
Events & Associations

2012 Finalists Announced for the 14th Annual Georgia CIO of the Year Awards

Atlanta, GA – Monday, April 2, 2012 – The Georgia CIO Leadership Association (GCLA), the preeminent professional organization for Georgia’s senior technology leaders, announces the finalists for the 2012 Georgia CIO of the Year® Awards.

Finalists are divided into four categories: Global, Enterprise, Corporate and Nonprofit / Public Sector. The finalists will be judged on measurable business value and impact to the organization, innovation and creativity in the planning and deployment of their enterprise systems, and service to the industry and community. The awards ceremony

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