Tampa Bay Software CEOs Join Forces to Foster a Tech Hub

TAMPA, FL (MAY 18, 2018) – A coalition consisting of several high-profile software company CEOs headquartered in Tampa have partnered with Tampa Bay Tech, Florida’s largest technology council. The CEOs formed an alliance with the goals of promoting, growing and improving the region’s technology ecosystem. These goals will be accomplished through partnering with local companies, working with business groups, and collaborating with higher-education organizations. Additionally, the coalition will promote job growth by hiring local professionals and creating opportunities for student internship and career development.

Members include Jack Berlin, CEO of Accusoft, Seng Sun, CEO of SunView Software, Jody Haneke, CEO of Haneke Design, Chris Karlo, CEO of Mercury New Media, Peter Dobler, CEO of Dobler Consulting, Gina Leigh Volmuth, CEO of Praxsys Group, and Paul Toomey, CEO of Geographic Solutions.

“We know that Tampa Bay is Florida’s largest and fastest-growing tech hub,” explains Jack Berlin, CEO of Tampa-based Accusoft, “and we want to ensure that everyone else knows this as well.”

“We have a golden opportunity to take advantage of a rapidly growing tech ecosystem here in Tampa,” continues Seng Sun, CEO of Tampa-based SunView Software. “We believe that Tampa has the talent to drive innovation and create opportunities for this area.”

Mission Statement: To promote, grow and improve the region’s technology ecosystem.

Key Issues:

The group meets quarterly (see below).

Membership Requirements:

  • You are the CEO of a software company headquartered in Tampa Bay
  • Your company employs 10 or more W2 software developers in Tampa Bay
  • Your company is a current member of Tampa Bay Tech (click here to learn more)

Jack Berlin, Accusoft
Seng Sun, SunView Software
Jody Haneke, Haneke Design
Chris Karlo, Mercury New Media
Peter Dobler, Dobler Consulting
Gina Leigh Volmuth, Praxsys Group
Paul Toomey, Geographic Solutions
Steve Allen, DocuPhase
Frederick Duguay, Bond-Pro

If you are interested in participating, please email team@tbtf.org.

Planned Meetings

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Prior Meetings

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Accusoft
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at SunView Software
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Haneke Design