End of Year Report from Matthew Nemerson

From the desk of Matthew Nemerson

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 [...]

D.C. Tech Fly-In | February 11-14, 2013

Each year the organization of Tech Councils in North America (TECNA), which CTC’s own Matthew Nemerson was President of from 2009 to 2011 and for which he is still board Treasurer, schedule a conference in Washington D.C. where Tech Councils meet to review key federal issues and then meet with their delegation on the "Hill."  Last week 60 Councils and technology members met along with [...]

Charles “Chuck” Pagano New Chairman of CTC Board

Charles “Chuck” Pagano, the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the global sports communications Bristol based giant ESPN is the new Chairman of the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC). He was elected at the January CTC board meeting, the group’s President & CEO Matthew Nemerson announced.  Joining Pagano on the group’s volunteer leadership team for 2013 to 2014 as CTC Vice Chairs will be [...]

OP-ED on Innovation Ecosystem

Matthew Nemerson, President and CEO Connecticut Technology Council Thursday's official launch of a coordinated effort to perfect and manage a state Innovation Ecosystem marks an important step towards increasing levels and success of entrepreneurial activity and new company formation in Connecticut.  What's more, by addressing the subtle but critical role of networks and ongoing attention to the needs of the community of high potential firms [...]

Bigger Than Chicago and You’ve Never Heard of It…

The CTC’s Matthew Nemerson travelled to China this March with a delegation from Connecticut including Marcum LLP senior partner John Schuyler who is also chairman of the Connecticut – US Commerce Department Export Council, senior staff from CT Innovations, a partner from Wiggin & Dana, LLP and Daniel Drew, the new mayor of Middletown.  Unlike most trade missions, the goal was not to sell products [...]

Building a Pipeline of Fast Growing Technology Firms is Again a Top State Priority

The Tech Council has been working closely with the state to play a role in what will be called the Connecticut Innovation Ecosystem.

CTC Participates in meeting with White House office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)

Matthew Nemerson, who serves as President of the Technology Councils of North America and President & CEO of the Connecticut Technology Council, met with representatives of the OSTP to discuss the President’s Startup America and JumpStart America efforts while in Washington DC on February 16 to take part the first ever Innovation Coalition Capitol “fly-in”.

To the Connecticut Technology Community:

Open letter to the Connecticut Technology Community. Connecticut Competitiveness and Jobs discussion on Where We Live on NPR with Matthew Nemerson, Kip Bergstrom, Michael Gallis, Casey Pickett, Steve Obsitnik with Host: John Dankosky

A strong environment for fast growing tech start-ups?

Article by Matthew Nemerson re: Advocating a strong Innovation Eco-System in Connecticut. "The global hunt for high value sustainable jobs will be the top policy goal of our new Governor. How he solves this challenge will ultimately be more important than the onerous task of balancing the state budget...."