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10TH MARCH 2016

Colorado Tech Association's top 10 IT leaders named

The CTA’s C-Level at Mile High event packs the conference space within the Denver football stadium this evening, raising money for the association’s programs.

More than 1,200 people attend to network, eat and find business opportunities. Many bid for one-on-one time with executive “celebrities” of the local tech and corporate IT world who volunteer their time to help the CTA raise money.

16TH OCTOBER 2015

Dish Network Tries to Get Small in Tech

If you want to understand how much consumer expectations are changing corporate information technology, take a look at satellite TV company Dish Network Corp.

Douglas County-based Dish's 1,000-employee IT division has borrowed from the world of startups and has been "figuring out how to get small again" as it tries to be a source of innovation for the company, not just an IT shop, said John Swieringa, Dish's senior vice president and CIO.

19TH MAY 2015

Acumen Digital Sponsors Hole at There With Care Golf Tournament

Denver, CO (May 19, 2015) - Each year There With Care holds very special and unique Annual Signature Events in both Denver and Boulder, as well as two Golf Tournaments at prestigious Colorado Golf Courses each year. The 2014 Care Cup Challenge supports our crucial programs which ease the burdens for families and children facing critical illness.


19TH FEBRUARY 2015

Colorado Technology Association Announces New Board Leadership for 2015

Denver, CO (February 17, 2015) – The Colorado Technology Association (CTA) is pleased to announce new board leadership for 2015. Steve Foster, chief operating officer at GTRI, will lead the organization as board chair in 2015 and Michael Marcotte, founder of Acumen Digital and former chief information officer at EchoStar, was named chair elect.

20TH NOVEMBER 2014

Tech association celebrates 20 years as founder honored by Gov. Hickenlooper

Bob Newman, center, listens to friend Mark Endry talk at The Studio Loft in Denver this week. They were taking part in the Colorado Technology Association's annual APEX conference. (Brent Lewis, The Denver Post)


17TH NOVEMBER 2014

Acumen Digital Appoints Innovative Tech Veterans To Senior Positions At Innovation Labs

Innovation-focused software company Acumen Digital has appointed seasoned tech leaders Jerad Harbaugh and Davyd Smith to key senior posts.

Founded by well-known Colorado-based business and technology leader Michael Marcotte, Acumen Digital ensures the fast delivery and execution of innovative, forward-thinking and effective, revenue-generating tech projects by Fortune 500 companies, offering applications for current and next-generation platforms. Incorporating Marcotte's long-held values of commitment to community and involvement, Acumen Digital's solution centers and innovation labs are located in Denver and Boulder in partnership with Galvanize and gSchool.

23RD JULY 2014

EchoStar exec leaves to launch software startup

EchoStar’s top technology executive has left the company to start a new business developing software products for corporations that struggle with creating customer-facing apps well or quickly.