CTC President & CEO, Bruce Carlson, Ramps up Advocacy Efforts

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CTC President & CEO, Bruce Carlson, Ramps up Advocacy Efforts

CT Technology Council President and CEO, Bruce Carlson, shared his experiences in the public and private sector in an interview with Bob Moore at TechVoice. Mr. Carlson discussed how he would utilize his experiences and networks in government and as a business owner to build coalitions that get public policy through the general assembly. His overarching goals are to pull people together around important public policy [...]

PowerMatch Featured in New London Day Article

Take a look at this article profiling one of our signature events that appeared in the New London Day this past weekend. New London – No pressure: Just three minutes to tell a little something about yourself and see whether you and a potential partner might find a little chemistry together. Only this isn’t a speed-dating service; it’s a new way of business networking called [...]

Middle School Girls to Focus on STEM Fields at Annual Innovation Event

Connecticut by the Numbers featured the Girls of Innovation event on their website! Here is a sampling: Girls of Innovation “inspires today’s middle school students to consider careers in science and technology-related research, health services and business areas.” During the day, volunteers drawn from the Connecticut Women of Innovation program and CTC membership meet and work with the girls. They talk with the students about [...]

CTC Says Goodbye to Longtime President & CEO Matthew Nemerson

Last night, members of the Connecticut Technology Council gave former President & CEO Matthew Nemerson a warm and sentimental farewell after his ten years of tireless service to the community. Representatives from member companies, the Board of Directors, friends, and family came together at New Haven’s BAR to thank Matthew for his decade of dedication over a few trays of the brick oven pizza that [...]

eBrevia out of Stanford gets recognition and buzz

Winner of our 2013 “Most Promising Software Product of the Year” award, eBrevia gains momentum and recognition in the world of technology. eBrevia has developed smart software for legal firms in particular, that cuts out manual labor and saves time swimming through legal documents. With help of grants and funding from CTNext, the start up plans to add more features to their software before ramping up advertisements. [...]

How Computer Coding in Elementary Schools Could Fuel STEM

John Seiffer was one of 50 business leaders who gathered at The Grove to discuss federal and state rules that encourage angel investors to put funds behind startups. While at The Grove he made the comment that business owners are not actually job creators; “The jobs are created because of demand for whatever the products are. Business owners focus that demand and make jobs around it. [...]

Connecticut Technology Council Appoints Bruce Carlson as President and CEO

Connecticut Technology Council Appoints Bruce Carlson as President and CEO   The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) has appointed Bruce Carlson as its President and CEO. Carlson replaces Matthew Nemerson who recently accepted appointment as Economic Development Administrator for New Haven. Carlson is currently the President of the IP Factory, an independent organization that facilitates the formation of new companies and jobs in Connecticut for the commercialization [...]

Commercial Banking Chief, Joseph Savage, Named President of Webster Financial Corp.

CTC would like to congratulate board of director Joseph J. Savage for his new role as president of Waterbury’s Webster Financial Corp! Previously, Savage was the commercial banking chief for Webster Financial but now he will replace Gerald Plush as president and report to CEO and chairman, James C. Smith. “As president Savage will oversee Webster’s commercial and private banking as well as human resources.” Savage [...]

Matthew Nemerson to Lead New Haven’s Development Efforts

Matthew Nemerson, President of the Connecticut Technology Council, braces for a bitter-sweet goodbye as his decade long role as CTC president comes to an end. “I really think there are only a couple of jobs in the world I’d leave it (CTC) for, and this has always been one that’s on that list.” Nermerson will be stepping into new leadership in New Haven as Toni [...]

End of Year Report from Matthew Nemerson

For 10 years, I have written to you about the annual achievements of the Connecticut Technology Council.  Your support as members and sponsors have made it possible to fashion the CTC as a persistent, loud and persuasive voice for the nearly 2,500 technology companies and service provider firms in the state.  This year is no different, except for one thing: this will be my last [...]