New York - NY Tech Meetup (NYTM) announced today that Thomson Reuters has become an Annual Sustaining Sponsor for the organization. Annual Sustaining Sponsors support the not-for-profit’s operations, including its monthly demo events showcasing technology innovation from businesses in the New York City area, and its efforts to promote the area’s technology community.
“As a technology business leader in New York, Thomson Reuters is a great partner to help drive our efforts to build and support the technology industry here,” said Jessica Lawrence, executive director of NY Tech Meetup. “We’re excited to have them on board to support us in our mission.”
“Our business is focused onutilizing innovative technology to deliver critical information to our customers,” said Stan Guzik, vice president, tax technology, Thomson Reuters. “As someone who has been a member of the technology industry in New York City for a number of years, I have a lot of respect for this organization. All 35,000 of its members are innovators who drive the industry in New York. I’m pleased to work with them and support their mission of helping connect these innovators and showcase them as the best and brightest in the field.”
“Thomson Reuters is keenly focused on providing our global customers with leading technology across all of our businesses,”said Philip Brittan, chief technology officer, Financial & Risk Thomson Reuters. “Our goal to develop innovative ways to deliver information to financial markets professionals is supported by our ongoing efforts to employ the top technologists of our generation, aligning us closely withthe mission of NY Tech Meetup to encourage ongoing open discussion amongst such technology leaders. We are proud to support the monthly NY Tech meetup as well as the larger mission to promote the New York tech industry.”
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Founded in 2004 by meetup.com founder Scott Heiferman and co-founded by Dawn Barber, the NY Tech Meetup has more than 35,000 members, representing professionals from all parts of the New York technology community. NYTM centers around its monthly events, where members gather to watch emerging companies demo new ideas, hear leading-edge thinking on technology topics, and build their networks to develop their businesses. NYTM has been integral in the birth of New York’s new Silicon Alley, with nearly every notable new company, including Foursquare and Tumblr, making their debut at a NYTM demo. NYTM is a not-for-profit, community-led organization. Its Executive Director is Jessica Lawrence, President is Nate Westheimer and Chair of the Board is Andrew Rasiej. www.nytm.org