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Dallas Innovates

Dallas Innovates is the online source for what’s new and next in the North Texas innovation ecosystem. From enterprise to entrepreneurs, invention to education, and creative to social, Dallas Innovates tells the stories of creativity, commerce, and collaboration that crosscut industry boundaries. It’s the voice and online community for the people and companies driving growth in Dallas-Fort Worth. With media coverage by local journalists, commentary and opinion from community voices, and profiles of innovative individuals and companies, Dallas Innovates is a focal point bringing attention to the region as a hub for innovation. There’s a lot going on, and we’re here to connect the dots.

Launched in December 2015, Dallas Innovates is a collaboration of the Dallas Regional Chamber and D Magazine Partners.

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For information and sponsorships, contact Publisher Quincy Preston.

To pitch articles, contact Executive Editor Jana J. Pruet.

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Meet the Dallas Innovates 2015-2016 Advisers

To help us tell the story of the innovation scene in North Texas, we invited influential movers and shakers in our content pillars of creative, education, enterprise, invention, social, and startup to be advisers. Our founding advisers come from a vast array of backgrounds and bring insight of their expertise to our organization. Each person was hand-selected to be a part of Dallas Innovates. Some will be writing for the site; while others will be called on for interviews. All have been tasked with alerting us to stories in innovation.

We invite you to meet our 2015-2016 advisers.

Hayden Blackburn, Director, IDEA Works FW

Trey Bowles, Founder, the Dallas Entrepreneur Center

Janis Burklund, Director, Dallas Film Commission

Calvin Carter, CEO, Bottle Rocket

Catherine Cuellar

Duane Dankesreiter, Senior Vice President of Research and Innovation, Dallas Regional Chamber

Nan Ellin, Dean, University of Texas at Arlington

Melanie Ferguson, Director of Special Projects, Matthews Southwest

Art George, Retired Senior Vice President, Texas Instruments

Bob Gessel, Head of Network and Technology Strategy, Ericsson

Frank Grassler, Vice President of Technology Development, University of Texas at Southwestern

Deborah Kerr, Executive Vice President and Chief Product and Technology Officer, Sabre

Paul Kimbel, Senior Director, Microsoft Technology Center

Pete Lerma, Principal, Richards/Lerma

Clarisa Lindenmeyer, Chief Revenue Officer, Tech Wildcatters

Krista Nightengale, Managing Director, Better Block Foundation

John Olajide, Chair, Dallas Regional Chamber Innovation and Capital Committee

Quincy Preston, Publisher, D Magazine Partners

Bart Showalter, Department Chair of Intellectual Property (Firm wide) Partner, Baker Botts

Nicole Small, CEO, Lyda Hill Foundation

Suzanne Smith, Founder/Managing Director, Social Impact Architects

Miguel Solis, Executive Director, Latino Center for Leadership Development

Clyde Valentin, Director of SMU Meadows Art and Urbanism Initiative, Southern Methodist University

 


About the Dallas Regional Chamber

The Dallas Regional Chamber is the area’s leading membership-driven business organization committed to promoting economic prosperity by leading economic development, driving improvements in public education, influencing public policy, and catalyzing and advocating for regional partnerships. The Chamber works to ensure the Dallas region will become the most economically prosperous region—and the most desirable place to live and work—in the United States.The Dallas Regional Chamber serves as a single point of contact in the region for companies, site selection consultants, and corporate real estate executives examining the region. The Chamber is a not-for-profit organization comprised of businesses, which represent all facets of the North Texas business community. Contact the Dallas Regional Chamber at 214-746-6600 or visit dallaschamber.org

About DRC Publications, published by D Magazine Partners

DRC Publications at D Magazine Partners is the exclusive publisher for the Dallas Regional Chamber, and is focused on telling North Texas’ stories. The DRC Publications group includes Dallas Innovates, the Dallas Newcomer & Relocation Guide, the Dallas Economic Development Guide, and the Dallas-Fort Worth Real Estate Review. The DRC Publications highlight the people and companies in the region. The DRC Publications operate with a vision we call “publishing + mission.” Together, the publications paint a lay-of-the-land picture of the business and innovation environment in Dallas-Fort Worthl. Contact Publisher Quincy Preston for more information.

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