The effects of a tumultuous 2020 were still evident in 2021. Now, the region’s business, political and civic leaders are helping bring their organizations into a new era. We hope this 13th edition of the In Charge list is not unlucky.
Memphis Business Journal: INSTA MESSAGE
Digital entrepreneur Alexandra Nicole Nolan, a Memphian with a personal brand
Nashville Inno: Savage Ventures buys Washington, DC media brand
A Nashville venture firm and operator has made another media buy, just weeks before opening its new Germantown headquarters.
Hypepotamus: FOR NEW TECH COUNCIL PRESIDENT, NASHVILLE’S TIME IS NOW
After an impressive corporate career, Elise Cambournac’s next chapter is all about helping the Nashville tech community “reach its full potential,” she said.
Nashville Inno: Tech Bytes: Gov. Lee signs DAO-blockchain bill into law; Vanderbilt beefs up Wond’ry with staff, startup incubator
Nashville’s tech scene is about to radically change with the arrival of Oracle and as Amazon and other firms fill their downtown hubs. But there’s plenty of action right now. Tech Bytes is a recurring roundup highlighting news on startups, capital raises, acquisitions and other activity in the region’s tech sector.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education: #BlackTechFutures Builds Connection Between Technology, Equity, and HBCUs
Dr. Fallon Wilson watched the events of the Arab Spring occur while she was teaching one of her first courses on technology and sociology at American Baptist College (ABC). As millions of protestors came together to stand against autocratic or corrupt governments, Wilson saw the way participants utilized technology to spread awareness. She began to connect the potential of technology to social justice.