Felipe Smolka appointed to Tech Alpharetta’s strategic board of directors
Tech Alpharetta, the nonprofit organization helping the City of Alpharetta lead in innovation, announces three new members of its Strategic Board of Directors. Tech Alpharetta’s Board, which focuses on ideating and implementing strategies for growing the Alpharetta tech community, is comprised of a veritable who’s who of some of the area’s leading, senior technology executives.
The 35-person Board features local c-suite and senior executives, along with community partners – ATDC, Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), Gwinnett Technical College, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC). Tech Alpharetta’s newest Board members include:
- Cindy Jordan-Ford, VP & General Manager, USLATAM, Cogeco Peer 1
- Felipe Smolka, EVP of Transformation, LeasePlan USA
- James McAnally, VP, Adaptive Management Services, Pointnext, HPE
“Tech Alpharetta continues to selectively grow its Board through the addition of these three impressive innovators,” says Karen Cashion, CEO of Tech Alpharetta. “We’re excited and humbled by their willingness to join us in helping to advance Tech Alpharetta’s mission of growing technology and innovation in the city of Alpharetta.”
Since its establishment in 2012, Tech Alpharetta and its Board have advised the city of Alpharetta on tech infrastructure and ecosystem. The Board’s recommendations led to the launch of Tech Alpharetta’s Innovation Center, the creation of the city’s economic development website www.growalpharetta.com, and other notable developments.
For more information about Tech Alpharetta, its mission and it programs, or for information about the Tech Alpharetta Innovation Center, visit www.techalpharetta.com.