42: Tom Still | Silicon Wisconsin – The Midwest and the New Tech Hubs

Episode Description

Tom Still is the current President of the Wisconsin Technology Council. He is a former newspaper editor and currently writes for more than two-dozen publications. Tom also serves as a current member on the Governor’s Council on Workforce Investment, the UW System Business Council, the Badger Funds of Funds Limited Partners Advisory Committee, the Governor’s Special Committee on Autonomous and Connected Vehicles, and on advisory boards for the UW-Madison College of Engineering and WiSys Technology Foundation among other civic and business groups. Tom was a winner of the 2008 Madison Magazine Best of Madison Business award and was named to Madison InBusiness Magazine’s 2010 Executive Hall of Fame. In this week’s episode of The Artificial Podcast, Nick chats with Tom Still of the Wisconsin Technology Council about the rapid growth of technology investment starting to take place in Wisconsin and the Midwest. Tom shares how Wisconsin and other midwestern states are starting to climb the rankings of locations in the U.S where startups and larger tech companies are beginning to flourish. Nick and Tom also discuss the transformation of Madison, WI from a primarily ag focused city to one that is now considered to be one of the leading cities in the Midwest for tech startups and innovation. Tom also provides some insight into the future of emerging technology in general and explains why he views voice assistant technology as one of the most important pieces of emerging tech in this new decade. The Artificial Podcast is now on Alexa! All you have to do is ask Alexa to enable “The Artificial Podcast” to listen to all of our episodes on any Alexa-enabled device. Follow The Artificial Podcast on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theartificialpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/theartificialp YouTube: https://bit.ly/3bC2Sw2 Follow Nick On: LinkedIn:

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