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CDC Tech Life Podcast Producer and Host, Rich Conte, and Dopple CEO & Co-founder, Justin Scott

CDC Tech Life Podcast Episode 13 features Justin Scott, CEO of Dopple

Episode 13 of the CDC Tech Life Podcast features Justin Scott, CEO and Co-founder of Charleston technology startup Dopple. Justin talks about how Dopple is using three dimension (3D) and artificial reality (AR) tech to provide a superior experience for eCommerce.

This episode is sponsored by the City of Charleston. The City of Charleston is pleased to support the Charleston Digital Corridor with its effort to support innovation and economic diversity.


CDC Tech Life Podcast Episode 12 features Austin McCombs, Co-Founder & CEO of Gnosis Freight

Episode 12 of the CDC Tech Life Podcast features Austin McCombs, co-founder and CEO of Charleston technology startup Gnosis Freight. Austin talks about how Gnosis is bringing automation and machine learning to the shipping and logistics industry and shares how the decision to bootstrap has set Gnosis apart from their competition.

This episode is sponsored by Workiva. Workiva is the world's leading cloud platform for transparent financial and ESG reporting.


Vistio's Halle Garrett, Jakob Mattice & Rob Connelly

Vistio Selects Charleston, SC For Corporate Headquarters

The Charleston Digital Corridor is pleased to announce that Vistio has selected Charleston, South Carolina for their corporate headquarters; they will also have an office in Chicago. Vistio, with over twenty years of experience, helps clients across multiple industries, including transportation, healthcare, utilities, and government optimize their contact centers.

In making the decision to locate their headquarters to Charleston, Gregg Antenen, Executive Managing Director of Vistio, cited Charleston's growing tech community, access to talent, entrepreneurial culture, and quality of life as the primary drivers for the decision to locate to Charleston.

Vistio, like many software companies relocating to Charleston, expects to add several positions to build out their team. The company has opened an office at the Flagship @ the Charleston Tech Center (CTC).

"Given Vistio's continued growth, we feel that the tech-friendly environment and entrepreneurial spirit at the Charleston Tech Center makes Charleston an ideal home base for us to continue building innovative products and providing our customers with exceptional support," said Antenen.

"With over 700 tech companies operating in our region, we are honored Vistio has selected Charleston for their corporate headquarters," said Charleston Digital Corridor Director, Ernest Andrade. "We have all the community, talent and business resources in place to help them grow and thrive here."

Learn more about Vistio HERE.

CDC Tech Life Podcast Producer, Rich Conte, and SCRA Executive Director, Bob Quinn

CDC Tech Life Podcast Episode 11 features Bob Quinn, Executive Director of SCRA

Episode 11 of the CDC Tech Life Podcast features Bob Quinn, Executive Director of the South Carolina Research Authority. Bob discusses SCRA programs and how they are helping technology ventures scale and grow in Charleston and across South Carolina.

This episode is sponsored by Charleston County Economic Development Department. They're dedicated to recruiting new business, growing existing industry and improving Charleston's business climate.


CDC Tech Life Podcast Producer, Rich Conte, and co-founder and CEO of 3Together, Jessica Brewer

CDC Tech Life Podcast Episode 10 features Jessica Brewer, Co-Founder and CEO of 3Together

Episode 10 of the CDC Tech Life Podcast features Jessica Brewer, co-founder and CEO of Charleston Technology Startup 3Together. Jessica shares how her experiences as a technology leader at Benefitfocus prepared her for entrepreneurship and talks about her passion for giving back to the community through her work with Charleston Women in Tech.

This episode is sponsored by Charleston County Economic Development Department. They're dedicated to recruiting new business, growing existing industry and improving Charleston's business climate.


Upcoming Classes & Events

Oct 27, 5PM - 7PM

Charleston JS Meetup

Organized by Tom WIlson

This CharlestonJS meetup will feature Lightning talks and networking. The event is held at the Flagship@Charleston Tech Center. Free parking on the adjacent surface parking lot on Conroy Street.

Oct 13, 5:30PM - 7PM

Charleston Apple Museum Dedication

You are invited to the official dedication for the Charleston Apple Museum located at the Charleston Digital Corridor Flagship incubator on the 2nd floor at the Charleston Tech Center. Register to attend this event HERE.

Oct 26, 4PM - 5:30PM

Dirty Startups Redux

Have an Idea? Thinking about forming a company? Already in a Startup? Feel like everyday is Wednesday? Well you need to show up to this talk. Dirty Startups was presented almost a decade ago and some felt it was time to present it again!

Merative CAO, Theodore "Ted" Tanner, will present what it takes to create a company from an idea to a possible exit. He will cover the details of What, Why, When, Where and How of creating your NewCo. This is a free event. To attend please RSVP HERE.

Nov 7, 8AM - 5PM

International Conference on Information Systems Engineering (ICISE 2022)

Big data abundance creates new opportunities to develop smart and personalized information systems, and concomitantly raises new challenges for information systems engineers, for example in the areas of scalable data cleaning, integration and processing, real-time and predictive data analytics, and signification of information systems engineering.

ICISE2022 is a forum for scientists, engineers and researchers to discuss and exchange novel ideas, results, experiences, and work-in-process. This conference will also provide an excellent opportunity for the young researchers to expose their work to international scrutiny, receive feedback from peers from different parts of world, gain from the vast experience and expertise of the leaders in this important field of research and to open up the scope for new research collaborations among the international community of participants and invited delegates. Learn more and register HERE.

Nov 10, 5:30PM - 7:30PM

CDC Annual Oyster Roast

The Charleston Digital Corridor (CDC) annual Oyster Roast is back!

Come out for an evening of fun and networking as we kickoff oyster season with friends from the  Charleston tech community. CDC members received a code to redeem their 1-2 complimentary tickets depending on membership level. Purchase tickets HERE.

Non-members wishing to attend the Oyster Roast, please use "GA22" to purchase your tickets.