When Emmanouil (Manolis) Androulakis found out he was headed to Atlanta, he set off on a feverish research binge. A portrait of the city slowly came into view: Atlanta was the home of Coca-Cola, CNN, the world’s busiest airport and many top corporations, Greece’s new consul quickly found out. But it held another distinction: “Oh, Atlanta — yes of course!” Read more
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Kryon Systems, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based provider of robotic-related software, is to open offices in Atlanta and New York to provide growing demand for its process automaton (RPA) solutions. According to a Jan 18 news release, the company’s solutions offload “the repetitive, soul-crushing processes to a digital workforce” to increase productivity, reduce error rates and Read more
Two veteran, tried and true economists with decades of experience analyzing the Southeast’s economy will discuss a wide range of issues at the annual Southeast U.S. Korean Chamber of Commerce dinner the evening of Jan. 25 at the Kia Training Center in West Point, which will attract prominent members of Korean communities, economic developers and Read more
Squires Patton Boggs, one of the world’s largest law firms, has planted its flag in Atlanta, hiring away three partners from Dentons, another giant that entered Atlanta just a few years ago through an acquisition.
Atlanta is among the top 20 cities left standing after the first cut for Amazon’s HQ2, the e-commerce giant announced Thursday. Amazon whittled down to the current list after receiving 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Atlanta has consistently been cited by experts as a favorite thanks to its growing tech scene, Read more
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a contract to Skipping Stone LLC, which provides consulting and technology services to energy markets worldwide, and Experient, a global event company, to host in a reverse trade mission a dozen government and senior utility representatives from four African nations interested in improving their countries’ electricity Read more
Atlantans have been invited to apply for opportunities to boost their education levels and careers in Sweden. The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia is promoting the Linnaeus Scholarship, whereby students can receive a full ride for a one-year master’s of international business strategy at Linnaeus University in Kalmar, Sweden. Classes are taught in English, Read more
The Georgia Indo-American Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors elected Anita Ninan of counsel at the law firm of Arnall, Golden & Gregory LLP, Jan. 11 as its president and Unmet Misha, area vice president, Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd., chairperson. The board also re-elected five former members and four new members. Additionally, it outlined Read more
New Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Tuesday that the search will soon be on for a new leader of the world’s busiest airport. A committee is being put in place to execute a national search for the general manager position, Ms. Bottoms told Global Atlanta after a wide-ranging speech to the Kiwanis Club of Read more
The twists and turns of French electoral politics send out repercussions as far as Atlanta where the law partners Dominique Lemoine and Frederic Lefebvre have abandoned their allegiance to France’s Republican party in a move partially motivated in response to France’s National Front far-right party, which is following policies made popular in the U.S. by Read more