Author: Tech Collective

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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Tech Collective to host virtual seminar on cybersecurity failures and legal liability

By Susan Shalhoub June 16, 2020 10:00 pm PROVIDENCE – Tech Collective will host a free, 30-minute online seminar on cyberattacks and legal liabilities connected with failure to adequately protect data. The session will be held on June 23 at 10:10 a.m. Organized by Tech Collective and hosted by Vertikal6 Inc., Jules J. D’Alessandro of D’Alessandro & Wright LLC will be the […]

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Tech Collective Forms COVID Business Engagement Team to Support Reopen Efforts

Providence, R.I. – Tuesday, May 20, 2020: In partnership with Governor Gina Raimondo’s Office and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, the Tech Collective has formed the COVID Business Engagement Team (CBET), a volunteer task force that will reach out to local business owners to review Rhode Island employer testing stipulations, as well as aggregate data […]

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Rhode Island’s Network Infrastructure Considering COVID-19: Do We Have Enough Capacity?

  Tech Collective’s RI CIO Forum Presents:  Rhode Island’s Network Infrastructure  Considering COVID-19: Do We Have Enough Capacity?    When: Tuesday, March 24th  Time:  9:00 am – 10:00 1m  Location: Virtual Venture Café – Using ZOOM  Panelists: Cox Communications. OSHEAN. Verizon. RI DOIT Moderator: TBD    About This Event:  Considering COVID-19: Do We Have Enough Capacity?  The Tech Collective is RI’s technology industry association. One of our leadership groups […]

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