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North Texas IT Excellence: DallasCISO and DallasCIO ORBIE Awards to Honor Top Tech Leaders in Consecutive Events

by | Feb 2, 2024

The ORBIE Awards are set to recognize North Texas’ top information technology talent with back-to-back award events on Feb. 8 and 9. The DallasCISO and DallasCIO ORBIE Awards events will spotlight chief information security officers (CISOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) driving innovation and shaping the digital landscape at major North Texas organizations....

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‘A Sweet Moment in Time’: Dallas Regional Chamber Unveils Its 2024-2026 Strategic Plan During Annual Meeting at Fair Park
by | Jan 18, 2024

Cynt Marshall, 2024 chair of the Dallas Regional Chamber board of directors, urged chamber members to “seize the moment.” DRC President and CEO Dale Petroskey talked about a “once-in-a-lifetime chance” to remedy the region’s inequities....

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The Last Word: AT&T’s David Williams on the Rapid Rise of AI
by | Sep 12, 2023
Williams was just one of the experts on hand at the Dallas Regional Chamber's late August Q3 Executive Circle event. Presented by McKesson at AT&T’s Dallas headquarters, the panel focused on the impact of AI on how companies do business and shared practical insights into how companies can navigate and utilize AI.
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The Last Word: McKesson CIO/CTO Nancy Avila’s Surprise Announcement at the Future of AI Summit
by | Sep 6, 2023
In a closing announcement at the "Future of AI" summit Tuesday, Nancy Avila, EVP, CIO,  and CTO at Irving-based McKesson, announced that her company and Accenture will be presenting Convergence AI Dallas, a sales conference slated for spring 2024. 
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Texas Dominates Nationally, Dallas‑Fort Worth Steps Up With 24 on 2023 Fortune 500 List

Texas still reigns as the state hosting the most Fortune 500 companies. Plus, this year's list breaks a glass ceiling with 52 women at the helm of Fortune 500 companies.
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Shaping the Future: Three North Texans Make Forbes’ 2023 CIO Next List
by | Mar 31, 2023
Forbes has released its third annual CIO Next List, which celebrates 50 of the top tech leaders who are leveraging technology to transform their companies and the role of the CIO. Dubbed "shapeshifters of the C-suite" by Forbes, these innovative leaders are driving change and redefining what it means to be a successful technology executive in today's digital era.
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Dallas Regional Chamber Launches Life Science Recruitment Campaign
The campaign builds on the region's thriving tech sector as the foundation of Dallas-Fort Worth's growing biotech and life science ecosystem. “What we’re seeing now is the cumulative effect of convergence across industries—and that gives DFW an edge," says Mike Rosa, the DRC's economic development chief.

The DRC's new VP of Economic Development, Kelly Cloud, is spearheading efforts to attract startups and established life science companies to Dallas-Fort Worth.
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Bridge Labs Expansion Coming to Pegagus Park in 2024
by | Feb 13, 2023
The new two-story lab and office building will offer "the first institutional-quality space" in the DFW market, according to marketing materials.
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DI People: UNT Health Science Center, McKesson, Cyrus One, and More Make Leadership Moves

by | Sep 16, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Jacobs, HF Sinclair and Holly Energy Partners, Caris Life Sciences, Fossil Group, Deloitte, TRG, Invited, Instil Bio, RealPage, Critical Start, Genuine Article, and others.
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Local Tech Founders Duke it Out at Digital Fight Club, Capping Off Dallas Startup Week
by | Aug 12, 2022
Ten local founders and innovators sparred in gloves-off debates, "fighting" to win each round.

The fight card included challenges like: Should brands be transparent? Should the government be involved in building the metaverse? And is ESG important? Here are the knockout rounds.
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DI People: McKesson, CBRE, Axxess, RumbleOn, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Jun 24, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Gaedeke Group, Simpli.fi, Signify Health, Dallas Market Center, DartPoints, Mass Luminosity, and others.
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McKesson Forms Joint Venture with HCA Healthcare to Fight Cancer
by | Jun 23, 2022
Two giants in their industry are teaming up to accelerate cancer research. The new joint venture is an "important step forward" to increase access to clinical trials, says McKesson CEO Brian Tyler, McKesson CEO. Separate from the joint venture deal, McKesson will acquire Genospace, a personalized precision medicine platform that’s part of HCA’s research institute.
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Capital Factory Opening Center for Health Innovation at Pegasus Park in Dallas

by | May 5, 2022
The Austin-based accelerator and investor plans to launch its Center for Health Innovation at Pegasus Park in Dallas by end of 2023. Its goal: connecting startups locally and across the state with each other, as well as other corporate and research players in the space.

“We're in the business of erasing boundaries in Texas—full stop,” President and Co-Founder Bryan Chambers told Dallas Innovates.
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HackDFW Drew More Than 600 Hackers—and Big Name Employers Hunting Hires
by | Oct 7, 2021
Students and experienced engineers alike hacked solutions to real-world challenges with algorithms, coding scripts, and data in three days of problem-solving. Some of the world’s biggest names in business—Amazon, McKesson, and USAA (to name a few)—were taking note.

Hackathons have became the new career fair for tech talent.
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‘As the Industry Evolves, So Do We’: McKesson Launches Rapid Returns Solution for Health Systems
by | Sep 16, 2021
McKesson is streamlining the return of unsaleable drugs to reduce the burden on health systems. It can also increase their profitability. The offering is powered by a national pharmaceutical reverse logistics and disposal provider, Pharmalink.
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Nine North Texas Companies Make Fortune’s Newest List of the World’s Most Admired Companies
by | Feb 1, 2021
From North Texas, Southwest Airlines, AT&T, D.R. Horton, Jacobs Engineering Group, Kimberly-Clark, McKesson, and Texas Instruments ranked in the top 300 All-Star companies.
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