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Crain's Detroit Business | 10/14/2016
Royal Oak-based Vectorform LLC was named the top technology company of the year at the 16th annual Automation Alley awards gala Friday night at the Detroit Yacht Club on Belle Isle.
Xconomy | 10/11/2016
As Automation Alley prepares to host its annual awards gala this week, it’s a good time to look at what the organization is up to and what progress it has made since its founding nearly 20 years ago—and how the recent boom in autonomous technology has affected the organization’s long-term strategy.
DBusiness | 9/22/2016
Tom Kelly, the recently appointed executive director of Troy-based Automation Alley, a nonprofit technology business accelerator, has years of technology and manufacturing experience. DBusiness Daily News spoke with Kelly on emerging technology, his goals for Automation Alley, and how he plans to help the organization’s southeast Michigan members succeed. Prior to his new role, Kelly served as Automation Alley’s COO and director of entrepreneurship.
Detroit Free Press | 9/18/2016
There’s something about the fall that invites change, which might explain the flurry of transitions in business taking place. Tom Kelly just took over as executive director of Automation Alley as Ken Rogers retired from the job after 17 years. Kelly, who served as COO of the large technology association, is planning more changes there, too.
MITechNews.com | 9/16/2016
New Automation Alley Executive Director Tom Kelly joins us on M2 TechCast to talk about his plan to make the southeast Michigan technology association technology an expert on what he calls Industry 4.0 – the fourth industrial revolution fueled by dramatic changes in the digital world transforming manufacturing – still Michigan’s biggest business sector.
MITechNews.com | 8/25/2016
Tom Kelly, the new executive director of Automation Alley, is developing a new strategy to make the technology business association an expert on what he calls Industry 4.0 – the fourth industrial revolution fueled by dramatic changes in the digital world transforming manufacturing – still Michigan’s biggest business sector.
Michigan Radio | 8/22/2016
Around the world, Michigan is known as a state that makes things. And the way we make things is about to undergo a massive shift – so massive, in fact, that experts are calling it the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0.
Crain's Detroit Business | 8/22/2016
Under new leadership, Automation Alley is set to transition from a primarily networking organization for its more than 1,000 members to an advocacy group focused on implementing the next generation of manufacturing technologies through the supply chain.
The Oakland Press | 7/21/2016
Automation Alley, Michigan’s leading technology business association, has announced it has made investments to support several technology startups across the region.
The tech business association invested $22,000 into QuipzOR, a Bloomfield Hills-based startup that provides a more efficient solution for pre-surgical collaboration between hospitals, physicians and surgical device company representatives.
M2 Techcast | 7/7/2016
Ken Rogers has led Automation Alley as it’s executive director since the technology networking group’s founding in 1999. But in August, Rogers plans to step down as executive director and turn the reins over to his replacement. A search committee is actively vetting candidates this month.