Tech Forum May Update

A Note from the Board


This month's Tech Talks were a great success! We received positive feedback from the audience and are grateful to the presenters for taking the time to share their knowledge with our community.

Our Technologies to Watch Showcase is just around the corner. We'll be featuring the region’s technology trailblazers as they exhibit cutting-edge inventions from all specialties. Learn more about the event below and follow us on social media to learn more about each exhibitor. The event will be held at the University of Delaware STAR campus.

We look forward to seeing you on 6/20!

Jake Ruddy

Technology Forum of Delaware

Tech Forum in the News

 Tech Talks focus on present and future

Technology Forum of Delaware took a broad look at technology and its implications at its Tech Talks session Wednesday night.

Speakers were:

Rod Wallace, president, Design Economics

Wallace discussed the disconnect between technology and taking care of people. He cited the example of a patient and disastrous visit to the emergency room and hospital. The patient recovered, but relatives complained about her treatment.

Read more at Delaware Business Now

Our Next Event

2018 Technologies to Watch Showcase

 Follow your curiosity, Explore DE’s
Innovative Tech Showcase

Meet the Entrepreneurs - The Catalysts Driving Local Innovation

At the Tech Forum’s 4th Annual Technologies to Watch Showcase, the region’s technology trailblazers come together to exhibit cutting-edge inventions from all specialties. (We feature more than software driven solutions.) In year’s past, our presenters have shown wearable therapeutic technology, mobile applications, and everything in between.

 When:  June 20, 2018
 Time:  5:30 - 7:30pm
 Where:  University of Delaware STAR Campus
540 S College Ave
 Newark, DE 19713

Welcome New Board Member

Erik Gudmundson
Pegasus Technologies

Erik Gudmundson is an experienced leader in the field of IT service delivery. Starting work at a local Internet Service Provider and supporting users of university computer networks as the general public began using the Internet for the first time in the 1990s, Erik gained deep insight into the possibilities and perils organizations face in today’s world of ubiquitous computing. Today Erik is responsible for designing, proposing, implementing, and supporting cloud, on-premise, and hybrid IT solutions in computer-dependent business environments. As a trusted advisor to his clients, he communicates solutions and pitfalls/workarounds effectively. His experience building and maintaining teams of 20 personnel makes him a seasoned manager.

Read more here

Board Member Spotlight

James Doyle
Assurance Office Managing Partner
BDO Wilmington Office

Jim Doyle is the Office Managing Partner for BDO Wilmington and has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting. He works with a diverse client base made up of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registrants, private-equity-backed, family-owned businesses, and large nonprofit organizations. He also works with several multinational clients reporting under both U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) accounting and reporting standards.

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Silver Sponsor Spotlight

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP is the firm of choice for clients — ranging from Fortune 500 companies to some of the largest national law firms to individuals. It is the oldest Delaware law firm and one of the ten oldest continuously-practicing law firms in the United States. Since its small beginnings in 1826, Potter Anderson has become one of the largest and most recognized Delaware law firms, providing a full range of legal services to its local, national and international clients.

Hundreds of thousands of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and trusts have their legal home in Delaware, including 66 percent of all U.S. publicly traded companies and 66 percent of the Fortune 500. Organizations choose to incorporate in Delaware in large part because of the state’s courts and its business statutes.

Learn more about Potter Anderson

Upcoming TFOD Events

Seventh Annual Summer BBQ

Join Tech Forum on July 18th for our annual summer networking mixer at Constitution Yards. Come make new connections and deepen old ones. They'll be plenty of space for backyard games like corn hole toss, badminton, bocce, life-size Jenga, and a full sized whiffle ball field! We'll provide the food - all you have to do is show up for the party! Dress is casual.

Don’t miss Tech Forum's last event of the summer. We look forward to seeing you!
Register today!

 When: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
 Time: 5:30 - 7:30pm
 Where: Constitution Yards, 308 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801

Fall Back Into Networking

Join us to make new connections and strengthen existing relationships over beer, wine, and great food.

Register today so you don't miss out on this great autumn event!

 When:  Wednesday, September 20, 2018
 Time:  5:30 - 7:30pm
 Where:  TBD

About Technology Forum of Delaware

The Technology Forum of Delaware serves the technology markets throughout the Delaware Valley. Tech Forum is dedicated to helping the region’s technology business leaders acquire the knowledge, connections and resources needed to compete and succeed in a global economy.

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