Dallas Innovators

Grapevine Names Acting Director of Economic Development

by | Nov 12, 2022

Garin Giacomarro has been named acting director of economic development by the city of Grapevine, replacing Larry Holt who has left to take an economic development position in Los Angeles.

Giacomarro describes himself as an economic development professional with a passion for growing relationships, exceeding expectations, improving processes, and building up his community....

SMU Names Two New Deans

SMU has announced two new appointments to its ranks. Robin Poston and Jason P. Nance will serve as the Dean of the Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies and Dedman School of Law, respectively.

Jason P. Nance, an education policy and law scholar who studies inequalities in public education, will join SMU’s Dedman School of Law as the Judge James Noel Dean in August....

DI People: Dave & Busters, Fujitsu, Keurig Dr Pepper, Aurora Innovation, DHA, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Apr 8, 2022
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from Firehouse, Enseo, Cambium Learning, D Magazine, Lear Investment Management, Spacee, Envy Gaming, 5Q, Stream Realty Partners, Nanoscope, Crossplane Capital, Improving, TimelyMD and more.
DI People: Frisco’s EDC, Vistra, Lennox International and More Make Moves
by | Mar 25, 2022
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from Cicis, Complexity Gaming, Digit7, Design Connect Create, Vaxxinity, and more.

Gov. Abbott Appoints Three North Texans to Governor’s Commission for Women

The commission is charged with developing a strategy and plan to help make Texas the No. 1 state for women-owned businesses and to address the issue of human trafficking.
Fort Worth GM Financial DEI Leader Named Automotive Champion of Diversity
by | Jan 6, 2022
Shunda Robinson is described as "the catalyst for growing and evolving GM Financial into a DE&I innovator and leader in the automotive industry."
A Roundup of Dallas Innovators You Need to Know Today—and Why
by | Dec 14, 2021
Here are people from American Airlines, Comerica, and Service King who are making moves.
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Alkami’s New CEO and More Dallas Innovators You Need to Know Today
by | Nov 4, 2021
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, BBG, and Buff City Soap all tapped new senior leaders this week.

Q+A: ThinkWhy’s Co-Founder, President, and COO on Labor Market Economics and Talent Strategy

by | Feb 6, 2020
ThinkWhy's newly launched product, LaborIQ, is built to make labor market data accessible and affordable for businesses. It's a mission for ThinkWhy's Claudine Zachara: "It’s more critical than ever for companies to consider a variety of economic variables to stay competitive."
26 North Texas Innovators Who Are The Future Today
Here are the men and women forging the future of tech that has the potential to change the world.
Dallas Innovators: Bonnie Pitman Does Something New Every Day
by | Oct 10, 2018
She's an art historian, scholar, and director at the Center for BrainHealth. But, perhaps her most innovative work is the creation of Do Something New—a daily practice that makes even the most ordinary of days, extraordinary.
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Dallas Innovators: DeadSoxy Founder’s Youth on Mississippi Farm Fuels Quest for Socks That Fit
by | Mar 12, 2018
The Dallas-based fashion startup wants to create socks that people love to wear. "Our ethos is to be the new standard in premium socks," said DeadSoxy Founder and CEO Jason Simmons.