California Tech & Science

Finisar to Announce Fiscal Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results

20 02 2018

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2018 -- Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ:FNSR), a global technology leader in high-speed optical communications, will announce its fiscal third quarter 2018 financial results for the period ending January 28, 2018, at the close of market on Thursday March 8th, 2018. The announcement will be followed by a conference call with analysts at 2:00 p.m. PDT/ 5:00 p.m. EDT.Michael Hurlston, Finisar Corporation's Chief Executive Officer, and Kurt Adzema, Chief Financial Officer, will discuss financial results and answer questions from analysts who follow the Company.Internet access: See investor relations page at www.finisar.com.Phone access: Domestic 855 473 9088 or International 1 720 405 0995. Conference ID 5898449A replay of the webcast will be available on the investor relations page of the Company's website shortly after the call. An audio replay will be available for two weeks following the call by dialing 855 859 2056 (domestic) or +404 537 3406 (international)...

Techadox to Play Key Role at Field Service USA 2018 Conference

20 02 2018

The new contingent labor platform will sponsor the Field Service USA Conference, the premier gathering of service, support, and customer care leaders. Press Release - updated: Feb 20, 2018 12:00 EST PALM SPRINGS, Calif., February 20, 2018 - Techadox is hitting the ground running in the field service market, as the company announces their sponsorship of the Field Service USA 2018 Conference. Field Service USA Conference is the leading convention for service and support executives from professional fields like communications, installation and fulfillment services, mechanical services, and infrastructure engineering. The conference provides a networking, educating, and empowering experience for businesses and individuals across all markets. Leaders from these and many other industries will be both on stage and in attendance. The events will discuss solutions, innovations, and best practices for some of the most prominent challenges facing modern companies. Topics addressed will include remote...

California’s Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network Announces Partnerships with the University of California Irvine and Riverside to Assist Tech Entrepreneurs in SoCal

20 02 2018

FULLERTON, Calif. February 20, 2018 Orange County Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (OCIE SBDC) Network Headquarters (Fullerton, CA) – The OCIE SBDC Network hosted by California State University, Fullerton, one of the state’s principal providers of small business assistance is pleased to announce a partnership to establish two new technology-focused centers: EPIC SBDC at the University of California, Riverside and SBDC at the University of California, Irvine Applied Innovation. “SBDC Tech” will now encompass the two new centers along with the existing, award-winning accelerator, LaunchPad SBDC at Octane, to provide a suite of service offerings designed to match high-tech entrepreneurs at different stages with business development consultants, capital, talent and more. SBDC Tech services are offered at no cost to SBDC clients through partial funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and other state and community funding sources. Consulting services,...

Is 4,000 MPG Possible? Students Put Fuel-Efficiency Records To The Test At Make the Future California

20 02 2018

HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2018 -- Shell, in conjunction with Sonoma Raceway and Speedway Motorsports Inc., will welcome student teams from up to 100 high schools and universities across North and South America to Make the Future California featuring Shell Eco-marathon Americas from April 19-22, 2018. Make the Future California provides a platform for innovation, collaboration and conversation around the world's energy challenges, as part of a global series of events through 2018. At the heart of these events is Shell Eco-marathon - one of the world's leading energy efficiency competitions for students - that, for the past 30 years, has been challenging future engineers and scientists to go the farthest with the least amount of energy. For the past 11 years, students competing in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas have designed, built and tested ultra-energy-efficient vehicles, with some achieving more than 3,500 miles per gallon. 2018 marks the 12th edition of Shell Eco-marathon...

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Expands Corporate and Securities Practice

20 02 2018

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 20, 2018 -- Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Andrew Hill has joined the firm's corporate and securities practice as a partner in the Palo Alto office. Hill was most recently a partner at Goodwin Procter in that firm's Menlo Park, Calif. office. He was also an associate at WSGR from 2008 to 2013. Hill has worked with private and public companies, as well as investment banks, venture capital firms, and private equity firms. In addition to having substantial experience working with late-stage private companies throughout their growth stages, he's also represented public companies in corporate matters. His practice has most often involved negotiating and completing securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions, but he also has advised clients on SEC reporting and governance matters. "Andy has developed the scope...

Innovaccer Names Box and BCG Executive Deepak Murthy as President & Chief Business Officer

20 02 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2018 -- Innovaccer Inc., a leading San Francisco-based healthcare data platform company, today announced that Deepak Murthy has joined as its President and Chief Business Officer (CBO). Mr. Murthy will report to Innovaccer's co-founder and CEO, Abhinav Shashank, and will be responsible for all go-to-market functions including sales, marketing, and business development.Mr. Murthy brings over 15 years of strategy and enterprise software experience to Innovaccer. Most recently,  he was Vice President and General Manager at Box, an enterprise SaaS company based in Redwood City, California. There he oversaw all aspects of the relationship with IBM including product development on the Box Content Platform, customer success, and go-to-market. Formerly, he also served as the Chief of Staff to the COO of Box and was responsible for the company's international expansion execution and strategy.Before Box, Mr. Murthy was Principal at The Boston Consulting...

Port Logistics Group Expands Direct-to-Consumer Capabilities with Investment in Whiplash Ecommerce

20 02 2018

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2018 -- Port Logistics Group, the nation's leading provider of omnichannel logistics services, today announced that it has closed on Series A funding for Whiplash Merchandising Inc., a Silicon Valley-based ecommerce technology company providing best-in-class integration, order management system (OMS) and warehouse management system (WMS) capabilities to emerging brands. In addition to the financial investment in Whiplash, Port Logistics Group has joined the Whiplash partner network which allows both companies to enhance their operations with expanded customer offerings and responsiveness. The investment strengthens Port Logistics Group's position as a direct-to-consumer fulfillment provider given Whiplash's broad ecommerce technology integration capabilities and fast customer onboarding. "Our investment and partnership with Whiplash comes after careful review of the market and listening to what our customers, as leading U.S. retailers and...

Treasurer Kicks Off Second Annual Scholar Dollars Program to Support K-8 Public and Charter Schools

20 02 2018

$300,000 grant program provides funding for extracurricular activities that are vital to a well-rounded education SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - February 20, 2018) - An important part of a young person's education happens outside the classroom -- in extracurricular activities like sports, music or computer lab. But California school districts, facing even tighter budgets, have found themselves forced to cut back or cancel many of these vital afterschool programs. To help, California State Treasurer John Chiang today announced the second year of Scholar Dollars, an innovative grant program that makes more than $300,000 available to schools to pay for extracurricular and afterschool programs. "We're thrilled with the success of last year's grant program and look forward to presenting 20 more grants to California schools that are creating exceptional programs that enrich the educational experience for students," said California State Treasurer John Chiang. "Our hope is that...

SilverSun Technologies Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

20 02 2018

SWK Subsidiary Named to CRN’s 2018 MSP500 Elite 150EAST HANOVER, NJ, Feb. 20, 2018 -- SilverSun Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSNT), a national provider of transformational business technology solutions and services, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, SWK Technologies, Inc. (SWK), has been named to the 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Elite 150 category by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on IT investments.In today’s fast-paced business environments, MSPs such as SWK play an important role in helping companies leverage new technologies without straining their budgets or losing focus on their core business. CRN’s MSP 500 list shines a light on the most forward-thinking...

Meritage Homes Appoints Clint Szubinski to lead South Region

20 02 2018

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 20, 2018 --Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH), a leading U.S. homebuilder, today announced the appointment of Clint Szubinski to president of the company’s south region, encompassing its operations in Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina.In this role, Mr. Szubinski will be responsible for leading the region’s growth strategy and overseeing the financial and operating performance of its five divisions.“The South Region has significant growth potential as our newest and fastest growing region,” said Phillippe Lord, chief operating officer of Meritage Homes. “I am confident that under Clint’s leadership, our divisional teams in the south will be able to capitalize on the enormous opportunities ahead for them.”Mr. Szubinski brings more than 15 years of experience in the homebuilding industry, including division and region president positions with some of the largest homebuilders in the nation. He previously led Meritage’s Florida region...

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