Today's guest is Larry Williams, President and CEO at TAG: Technology Association of Georgia. Founded in 1999, TAG’s mission is to Connect, Promote, Influence and Educate Georgia’s technology ecosystem to advance the innovation economy. Through those four foundational pillars, TAG serves the technology community by helping to support, grow and ignite tech leaders, companies and the overall Georgia economy.
Larry brings over 25 years of experience in global branding, international trade and finance, public and industrial policy, and administration and management to TAG. Previously with The Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County’s official economic development partnership, Larry helped facilitate local, national and international business growth and expansion programs. Larry executed a new economic development framework for The Beacon Council, which resulted in $687 million in new investment, 119 company relocations or expansions, and more than 4,500 new jobs.
In the episode, Larry will discuss:
His role and responsibilities at TAG,
Projects they focus on such as cybersecurity, fintech and the workforce,
Interesting examples he’s seen within AI for Good,
The fascinating work they are doing within the community, and
Tackling issues in healthcare & homelessness to secure children’s future
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