TechTopia Celebrates Innovation on the South Coast

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TechTopia 2023, a recent event hosted by the Chamber, showcased the vibrant tech scene on the South Coast. Hosted at LinkedIn’s Carpinteria campus and moderated by Chamber Board Chair Joey Zumaya, the event highlighted the region’s technological advancements and collaborative spirit.

Leaders from six tech companies, including Google and Agilent Technologies, shared their experiences and successes. Google’s Paula Heu lauded UCSB’s NanoFab facility for its pivotal role in quantum chip development, while Agilent’s Larry Doris discussed overcoming challenges to deliver cutting-edge cancer diagnostics.

The Chamber is spearheading initiatives like workforce development and a housing consortium, underlining a commitment to nurturing a thriving tech ecosystem. This gathering underscored the South Coast’s role as a hub of innovation and technological progress. Check out the photo album here.

Read more in the Santa Barbara Independent here.