Tuesday, May 5, 2009

TechLife Columbus Update - week of 5/4/09

For links and details for following info go to: http://www.meetup.com/techlifecolumbus/messages/boards/thread/6830269

Hope this message finds you well and that you're getting out and enjoying the nice weather.

Event spotlight

HiLo Ride June 27

What happens when the Columbus high tech community intersects with the low impact mission of the Columbus biking community?

You get the HiLo Bike Ride – a rolling and rocking 65-mile scenic leisure bike ride, overnight camping on a beautiful organic farm, live music, great food, and a community testament to the use of bikes as a true means of transportation. All organized, promoted and staged by the central Ohio technology and biking community.
Be part of on building our shared vision for a hi tech community steeped in a culture of lo impact and environmental sustainability

Kudos and shoutouts:

- Pawan Murthy and the PEP Talks crew for putting on a incredible event to connect local students with inspiring local professionals . As Nicole Thomas said:

“ The PEP Talks are fantastic! This was the first one I attended, and I was very impressed by the entire event. The presenters were genuine and personable, and the content was relevant for professionals and students alike. The passion and energy in the room has inspired me to bring some people with me next time -- I couldn't be more proud of the great work taking place in the Columbus community! And of course, events like these wouldn't be possible without the sponsors. Thank you to TechColumbus and ClearSaleing for sponsoring the event, and to BMW Financial for providing the iPod Touch raffle (very cool -- I never win anything! And we're really enjoying the Mini Cooper game!). ”

- People on the move - Ray Taylor - new VP of marketing for Ecommerce
- Michael Camp - receives 2009 Olympus Innovator Award for his work as as the Designer of OSU’s Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Academy and Institute

- TechLife Community Builders
- Dave Ungar
- Brian Jones

- Ohio State polar scientist Ellen Mosley-Thompson for being inducted to National Academy of Sciences on for her research on global climate change.
- Local company 3x Systems - Featured in PC World Magazine - Find the Right Online Backup Service

Interested in career opportunities?

We've posted over 20 open positions in the last month on
(hint you can search for jobs by searching blog using keywords open position or open positions)

This weeks events:
go to - http://www.meetup.com/techlifecolumbus/ for details

Tues May 5 - BE/NW - Business Builders presents CHARLES PENZONE (award winning Entrepreneur)
Wed May 6 - PD, NW - Education Innovation Mixer - Share your innovative ideas
Thurs May 7 - PD, NW - Central Ohio InfoSec Summit - Central Ohio's Premier Security Event
Thurs May 7 - NW, E - TechColumbus Campus Mixer
Thurs May 7 - PD- Central Ohio Application Lifecycle Managment Group: Rational Unified Process
Friday May 8 - E, NW - Jelly Columbus @ QWIRK
Mon May 11 - ES - CFO of GE Energy Dan Janki re: Sustainability in Business

Have a great week - Peace out,


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