Author: Tech Collective

Safety Settings to Secure Your Email Communications

  5 Questions for Kim and Doug of OSHEAN  The presentation “Safety Settings to Secure Your Email Communications” is in partnership with OSHEAN. We interview the presenters: Doug Alexander, Manager, Member Services Advocacy, and Kim Cournoyer, Information Security Engineer at OSHEAN for reasons why you should register to this event.  Why are you passionate about this topic?  Doug: The Internet […]

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Tech Collective Welcomes Creusa Michelazzo as its New Executive Director

PROVIDENCE, RI March 31, 2021 — The Tech Collective is pleased to announce the promotion of Creusa Michelazzo to the position of Executive Director. Creusa’s proven track record of working with internal and external stakeholders, building meaningful relationships with current and future Tech Collective members and driving technological change throughout the Rhode Island business community […]

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5 Questions with “Your Kinda Genius”: Your Kinda Genius Program Overview: Prepare to Revolutionize Your Workplace

Your Kinda Genius answers for Tech Collective Blog (2 pages)    The presentation “Your Kinda Genius Program Overview: Prepare to Revolutionize Your Workplace” is an introduction to the following three events in this series (Listening: An Underrated Superpower, Resiliency: The Core of Your Success, and Clarity: Map an Unpredictable Future ). We interviewed the presenters Linda Pritcher & Christine Higgins (the principal consultants […]

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Five Questions With: Joe Devine

By Susan Shalhoub Joe Devine is the executive director of Tech Collective in Providence, which held a virtual-reality summer camp this past summer, buoyed by state and private-industry grants, technology partners such as Microsoft Corp., as well as local organizations. The result of that camp was vLEAP, a successful virtual-learning platform for public high school students, which showed how […]

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Welcome Tuni Schartner and Todd Knapp as Tech Collective’s Newest Board Members

The Tech Collective is pleased to announce that Tuni Schartner, Executive Director at District Hall/Venture Café Providence, and Todd Knapp, Owner of Envision Technology Advisors, have joined their Board of Directors.  The Tech Collective’s Board is comprised of 20 top leaders in technology, business, and higher education in Rhode Island.  The board provides leadership and guidance for the programs and initiatives that the Tech […]

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vLEAP: Virtual Reality, Gamification, and Experiential Learning for RI Students

At our Tech Collective Board of Directors meeting in May, Dr. Frank Sanchez, President of Rhode Island College, asked how the Tech Collective could play our part in mitigating “COVID learning loss,” which is expected to worsen over the summer months following months of distance learning. The Tech Collective, which has long been committed to […]

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