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Larry Williams of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) presented highlights from Georgia's technology industry.

On August 5th 2019 Larry Williams of the Technology Association of Georgia visited the Sandy Springs Rotary Club. Mr. Williams presented some of the achievements and challenges facing the Georgia’s technology community. He pointed them out in Key Findings executive summary report.

Key finding 1: Technology wages continue to increase. Continuing increases in wages has added $.65B to the state’s economy.

Key finding 2: Georgia ranks #10 in technology employment nationally. GA continues to be one of the nations top 15 technology markets.

Key finding 3: Software and IT services grow significantly. In addition healthcare and communications continue to see strong growth as well.

Key finding 4: Technology tends to clusters in key markets and regions. Atlanta represents 66% of the overall GA technology employment.

Key finding 5: Second highest number of deals. Georgia’s total number of invested capital in 2018 was $2.33 billion.

Key finding 6: Optimistic capital outlook. Technology decision makers remain bullish on Georgia’s ability to raise capital.

Key finding 7: Technology innovation focuses for 2018 are centered on security, big data and artificial intelligence.

Key finding 8: Georgia is poised to be a center for innovation and is improving each year.

Key finding 9: Georgia continues to develop its core strengths, favorable cost of living, major airport, and amazing colleges and universities.

Key finding 10: Satisfaction with Georgia is increasing, indicating a positive momentum in cultivating it’s technology culture.

The Rotary club of Sandy Springs would thank Mr. Williams for joining us and showing that the technology industry in Georgia is alive and well.
Larry Williams -President and CEO at The Technology Association of Georgia

Larry Williams -President and CEO at The Technology Association of Georgia

From left to right: John Neill - President Elect of the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs, Larry Williams - President and CEO at The Technology Association of Georgia

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More information about TAG can be found here: https://www.tagonline.org/
Access a full interactive "State of the Industry" report online at: TAGStateoftheIndustry.com

Posted by Todd Lawrimore
August 5, 2019 12:00pm