Meet Santa Cruz Works board member Drew Meyer

Drew Meyer is almost certainly the only Amazon executive who got his start in tech after being laid low by an illness in the Amazon Rainforest. Here he tells that story, and a better one about the role the seminal Unix company Santa Cruz Operation (SCO) played in bringing him to town.

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ERIC JOHNSON
Spooky Tech Invitation

Doug Harr will present at the November 6th Santa Cruz Works New Tech: Demystifying the Cloud and Big Data. But wait, Halloween is just around the corner. A special Halloween treat for all.

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Doug Erickson
Santa Cruz Works Adds Tonée Picard to Board

SANTA CRUZ, CA - October 17, 2019 - Today Santa Cruz Works announces a new board member: Tonée Picard. Picard is the EVP/Chief Development Officer at Bay Federal Credit Union. She has been involved in the Santa Cruz community for over 30-years, including a long stint in the technology industry. Picard has direct responsibility for the credit union’s strategic planning, information technology, marketing, human resources, and facilities business units.

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Doug Erickson
Discovery: Whatever Happened to Bump

Last week, we asked readers if they had knew the backstory on the tragic loss of Bump: a smartphone app that allowed iOS and Android users to exchange virtual business cards by simply bumping their phones together. And we offered a free pass to Startup Grind Global Conference 2020 to the person who had the answer. David Kim rose to the challenge...

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