Five Questions With Tim Hebert

Tim Hebert is the chairperson of Tech Collective’s board of directors.  Tim Hebert is the chief client officer of Carousel Industries, a technology solutions management firm based in Exeter. Carousel will hold its annual AlwaysOn Leadership Symposium on Thursday, May 18. Hebert spoke with Providence Business News about the symposium’s evolution and the role of leadership […]

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Tech Collective Announces Women in Technology Info Sessions

Tech Collective announces Women in Technology info sessions TECH COLLECTIVE WILL hold information sessions on Aug. 24 and Aug. 29 for professional women interested in being a mentor or mentee in the 2017-18 Women in Technology peer mentor program. PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective, the state’s technology industry association, will hold information sessions on Aug. 24 […]

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Tech10 Awards Call for Nominations

TECH COLLECTIVE is now accepting applications and nominations for the seventh annual Tech10 Awards honoring entrepreneurs, employees, organizations and clients in Rhode Island’s tech industry. PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective on Monday announced it has opened nominations and applications for its 2017 Tech10 Awards program in partnership with Rhode Island Monthly magazine. This is the program’s […]

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400 Students, Educators and Technology Professionals Attend Hidden Figures Event

Presented by Tech Collective, NASA, and P-TECH; Hidden Figures movie and panel raises STEAM awareness and connects female students, educators, and technology professionals Providence, RI – March 24, 2017 – Over 400 female middle and high school students, educators, and technology professionals attended a viewing of Hidden Figures and panel discussion at the Warwick Showcase Cinemas […]

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Five Questions with: John Smithers

John Smithers became executive director at Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s information technology and bioscience industry association, in August. Smithers talks about how Tech Collective is transitioning itself into the technology hub for Rhode Island, and some of the initiatives it has underway. PBN: What is your background? SMITHERS: My technology career includes working for startups, large […]

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Higher ed must respond to IT needs

Local IT firms have reported difficulty for years in attracting people they need to grow their companies. A recent summit put on by Tech Collective and Bridge Technical Talent provided more detail on the issue of entry-level hiring, thanks to a survey of 73 local employers. More than half of the respondents said they were […]

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