Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Who’s Who in Technology 2015, features 100 people leading the metro area’s growing technology industry.
Statewide, the technology sector employed 272,408 workers in 2014, up more than 10 percent and by more than 25,000 net new jobs, according to the Technology Association of Georgia’s 2015 report on the state of the industry, based on a survey of more than 300 technology executives. Georgia’s total technology payroll reached $23 billion last year. The largest employment sector is communication services, which employs nearly 20,000 high tech workers or 43 percent of the total workforce.
Venture capitalists invested $495.9 million in 60 Georgia deals in 2014, which was the most venture investment in the state in more than a decade, TAG’s survey found.
For this Who’s Who in Technology list, we featured entrepreneurs, venture capital and private equity investors, CEOs of leading tech companies, technology officers at top public companies, leaders of professional industry associations, technology educators, government leaders, service providers and advisors. From our annual Book of Lists research, we feature the largest tech-focused private equity firms as well as leaders of firms involved in top tech VC deals.
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