The Women Tech Council announced its 2014 Industry Sponsors. Industry Sponsors support the Women Tech Council and enable the nonprofit organization to provide networking, mentoring, and educational events to members and non-members throughout the year.
“Our goal is to provide resources to women and young women who work in the technology industry,” said Kim Jones, Women Tech Council Board Chair. “The support of these wonderful sponsors makes it possible to bring our 5,000 members together and expand our capabilities as an organization.”
According to a release, sponsorship levels include: Elite, Premier, Innovation, Visionary and Education. The following companies are the Women Tech Council’s 2014 supporters:
ATK (atk.com): ATK Aerospace Systems is the world’s top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and a leading supplier of military and commercial aircraft structures.
Zions Bank Women’s Financial Group (zionsbank.com): a Utah based financial center for women, Zions Women’s Financial Group provides women of all ages and financial situations with the information they may need to achieve their financial goals.
Western Governors University (wgu.edu): is an accredited online university offering online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.
Ancestry.com (Ancestry.com): Ancestry.com, an online family history resource.
Grant Thornton (grantthornton.com): U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the six global audit, tax, and advisory organizations.
Verite (verite.com): A worldwide digital communications agency specializing in digital advertising campaigns.
MarketStar (marketstar.com): An established authority in strategic sales and marketing outsourcing, go-to-market systems, and business intelligence.
Workman Nydegger (wnlaw.com): a Utah based intellectual property law firm, celebrating 30 years of protecting and defending innovation.
School Improvement Network (schoolimprovement.com): School Improvement Network creates professional development resources that are used by nearly one million educators in over 13,000 schools throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Ballard Spahr (ballardspahr.com): Law firm based in Salt Lake City with a focus on public finance and financial services.
Domo (domo.com): A new form of business intelligence (BI)- an executive management platform delivered as a service that helps managers and executives transform the way they do business.
eBay (ebay.com): an online marketplace, where practically anyone can buy and sell practically anything.
Tanner (tannerco.com): A public accounting firm, offering an array of tax, assurance, and consulting services.
TEKsystems (TEKsystems.com): An IT staffing and services company specializing in technical staff augmentation and direct placement services, IT project management and workforce management solutions.
Governor’s Office of Economic Development (goed.utah.gov): Provider of rich business resources for the creation, growth, and recruitment of companies to Utah and to increase tourism and film production in the state.
Vivint (vivint.com): Vivint is a home automation company in North Americaand is dedicated to protecting families, saving energy, and simplifying lives.
ViaWest (viawest.com): ViaWest is a privately-held data center and managed services providers in North America.
Truenorthlogic (truenorthlogic.com): Truenorthlogic is the K-12 expert in implementing actionable, web-based software solutions to support an educator’s entire professional growth cycle
American Insurance & Investment Corp. (american-ins.com): A full- service commercial insurance and risk management agency specializing in the needs of tech companies, architects, and engineers.
Holland & Hart (hollandhart.com): Delivers integrated legal solutions to regional, national, and international clients of all sizes, from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 corporations.
Pluralsight (pluralsight.com) Pluralsight is a provider in online training for serious software developers and IT pros.
Durham Jones & Pinegar (djplaw.com): Offering a full range of legal services to a diverse client base, from large public companies to private corporations to individuals.
Verisage (verisage.us): An organization that creates value through technology. One simple concept drives everything that the company does – creating value for clients.
Utah Business (utahbusiness.com): The magazine for decision makers.
Patent Law Works (patentlawworks.net): Specializes in intellectual property (IP) law, particularly in patent, trademark, copyright, domain name procurement, and strategic counseling.
Nelson Laboratories: (nelsonlabs.com): A provider of full, life- cycle microbiology testing services.
Holland & Hart (hollandhart.com): Delivers integrated legal solutions to regional, national, and international clients of all sizes, from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 corporations
The Women Tech Council was designed to be an advocate for women who are currently working for technology companies and for those that may work for businesses in other market sectors working with technology in their job roles.