Dallas Business Journal

The Last Word: Daniel Oney on Concentrating Efforts for DFW’s Economic Future

Oney was a panelist at a 2024 Economic Outlook event organized by the Dallas Business Journal on January 25 at the Tower Club. During the event—which featured discussions on DFW’s robust job creation record and the ongoing challenges of talent retention and workforce development—Dallas Citizens Council CEO Kelvin Walker, Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative Director Cullum Clark, and John Stephens, former CFO of AT&T and current Dallas Economic Development Corp. board president ,discussed the importance of not just creating jobs but ensuring they lead to sustainable economic development.
Local Innovators, Fastest-Growing Company Honored at Annual Tech Titan Awards Gala
by | Oct 31, 2022
Some of the top players in the North Texas technology ecosystem were honored Thursday at the annual Tech Titans awards gala. Fujitsu North America CEO Doug Moore was inducted into the Tech Titans Hall of Fame, and Charlie Vogt, CEO of telecommunications firm DZS, won the Corporate CEO Award. The fastest-growing tech company award went to Fort Worth's TimelyMD. "The need to come together as an industry, reconnect with friends, and build new business connections were really what this year’s awards gala was all about," said Tech Titans' Paul Bendel. See the full list of winners here.
The Last Word: Arlington Mayor Jim Ross on How the City Is Creating a Skyline
Ross was elected mayor of Arlington in June 2021, and one of his goals for the city is to have something Dallas and Fort Worth are both known for: a signature skyline. He's a business owner (of the Mercury Chophouse on the city's Lamar Boulevard) and the principal attorney of the Jim Ross Law Group since 2008. But after reading Spencer Brewer's story about him in the Dallas Business Journal, you might add another job to his list: Skyline booster.
MarTech: Simpli.fi Tapping into Geolocation Using AI for Advertising Success
by | Aug 13, 2018
Fort Worth-based Simpli.fi has been pioneering geolocation-based advertising since 2010 and has experienced rapid growth and awards while also adding clients.