Ian Andrews is drawn to Indy’s culture of change and improvement

The Indy Tech Fellowship is the natural next step after participating in the Xtern program, as Fellow Ian Andrews’ story suggests. Ian’s journey began in his hometown of Houston, Texas, where his enthusiasm for technology bloomed. His initial interest in design and architecture was put aside after he took a class in programming and his […]

Leading Light Awards celebrate achievements of women in technology

The Leading Light Awards were held on October 6, 2016 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom and celebrated the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math. Since 1999, Women & Hi Tech has existed as an organization of men and women whose goal is to attract, develop, retain, support, and promote women who are […]

Purdue’s outsized impact on the next generation of tech talent

The global impact of Purdue University graduates on technology and business is undeniable. These captains of industry around the world make headlines on a daily basis, which can make it difficult not to think of Purdue in macro terms. There’s an untold story, however, of the outsized impact Purdue University has on the pipeline of […]

Dawn or Doom: an invitation from Purdue President Mitch Daniels

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a message from Purdue University President Mitch Daniels inviting TechPoint members and followers and the tech community at large to attend  Dawn or Doom at Purdue on October 3 and 4. The event includes some of the world’s leading futurists and tech thinkers discussing the risks and rewards of the […]

After traveling the world, Dennis Ding is at home in Indy

Dennis Ding has had his eye on the Indianapolis tech scene for years. He grew up in Carmel, Ind., and studied agribusiness management at Purdue University, but he wanted to experience more of the world before choosing a place to live and work. Dennis set out to challenge himself, raise the bar and create the […]

3 ways to skill-up your own tech talents

Accelerate and preserve your tech skills Indiana’s technology industry is growing and transforming into something bigger and better. With technology and tech-enabled businesses in sectors such as healthcare, IT security, manufacturing and marketing constantly looking to hire highly skilled workers to accelerate their growth, even workers already in the industry are looking to “skill-up” their tech […]

Jim McIntosh said he was gone for good

After Jim McIntosh graduated from the Purdue College of Technology in 1997, he moved west and swore he’d never move back. That didn’t pan out exactly as he had planned. The Director of Product at Indianapolis startup TinderBox (helping salespeople save time and make the sale from end to end) is originally from northern Indiana. […]