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Do You Know These Latinas Making Bold Moves in San Antonio’s Tech Industry?
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Do You Know These Latinas Making Bold Moves in San Antonio’s Tech Industry?

Amanda Keammerer is the Founder and CEO of Javilud LLC and vice president of cybersecurity at the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. DeAnne Cuellar is the Texas state director for OATS (Older Adults Technology Services). To commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month which runs September 15 through October 15 these co-authors seek to highlight the Latina thought leaders in San Antonio's tech industry.  There's no debating it — by multiple measures Latina women are underrepresented in the world of tech. Minorities participate in just 26% of the cybersecurity workforce according to a 2018 study by (ISC)2. That same study shows only 17% of the cybersecurity workforce who identify as a minority are female. Looking at STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs more broadly, Hi...
What You Need To Know About New Texas Cybersecurity Laws And GSA Contracting Changes
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What You Need To Know About New Texas Cybersecurity Laws And GSA Contracting Changes

Representatives from San Antonio cybersecurity companies such as Webhead, IPSecure, and Inflow packed a standing room only room at a San Antonio Chamber of Commerce cyber networking event Thursday evening to learn about the latest cybersecurity and information technology (IT) laws and federal contracting innovation. The Chamber invited Amanda Crawford, executive director of the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) and Government Services Administration (GSA) regional administrator Robert "Bobby" Babcock to share news about the latest Texas state legislation and changes in federal government contracting. Future events will feature other state and federal experts who can help inform San Antonio's cybersecurity community about relevant developments, Chamber president and CEO Ric...
Exclusive Interview with Amanda Keammerer, New Cybersecurity VP at SA Chamber of Commerce
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Exclusive Interview with Amanda Keammerer, New Cybersecurity VP at SA Chamber of Commerce

The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce confirmed Wednesday that Amanda Keammerer, who has served in an acting role since January, has been named as the Chamber’s permanent vice president of cybersecurity and director of the Chamber’s CyberSecurity San Antonio. “Amanda joined my team less than two years ago and has since become one of the business community’s most important cybersecurity assets," stated San Antonio Chamber president and chief executive (CEO) Richard Perez in an announcement. “From strengthening relationships to increasing our region’s global name recognition, Amanda plays an important role in elevating San Antonio’s contributions to local and national security.” Keammerer is a native San Antonian who possesses a strong background in federal cybersecurity and information ...
SaaS, Cyber Startups Land on 2019 List of Fastest Growing Companies in San Antonio
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SaaS, Cyber Startups Land on 2019 List of Fastest Growing Companies in San Antonio

The first ever Growjo Industry Awards debuted its indexed list of fastest-growing companies in Texas broken down to show the ranked companies and number of jobs available in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. Growjo uses an algorithm to track growth metrics such as hiring trends, funding and financial data, web traffic, and other signs of traction for companies under 1000 employees. The 100 fastest growing companies in San Antonio collectively have 1,317 job openings.  Local startup Brokerage Engine landed at the top of the new list of rapidly growing companies in San Antonio, with other software as a service (SaaS) and cybersecurity startups, as well as established companies in other industries completing the group. Brokerage Engine offers a SaaS platform for real estate brok...
Brokerage Engine Tops 2019 List of Fastest Growing Companies in San Antonio
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Brokerage Engine Tops 2019 List of Fastest Growing Companies in San Antonio

Local startup Brokerage Engine has landed at the top of a new list of rapidly growing companies in San Antonio. The first ever Growjo Industry Awards debuted its indexed list of fastest-growing companies in Texas broken down to show the ranked companies and number of jobs available in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. Growjo uses an algorithm to track growth metrics such as hiring trends, funding and financial data, web traffic, and other signs of traction for companies under 1000 employees. The 100 fastest growing companies in San Antonio collectively have 1,317 job openings. The list includes startup companies mostly in the software as a service (SaaS) and cybersecurity sectors, as well as established companies in other industries. Brokerage Engine offers a SaaS platform...