SeaPoint Joins Effort to Make Georgia a Tech Capital
On August 17, 2020 Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan’s office announced the launch of the Partnership for Inclusive Innovation (PI2), a public-private partnership dedicated to making Georgia the tech capital of the East Coast.
The focus of the partnership is to ensure government supports a wide-ranging group of stakeholders in the state’s innovation ecosystem — including startups, small businesses, the private sector and health care.
Reed Dulany, President of Dulany Industries and SeaPoint Industrial Terminal Complex, joined the board of executives, education professionals, and government representatives that will oversee the partnership’s projects. The mission of the partnership aligns closely with SeaPoint’s ongoing commitment to sustainable innovation and technologies in the manufacturing, logistics, and terminal industries.
Other executives, professionals, and officials participating in the PI2 Board include:
- Raphael Bostic, president and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
- Paul Bowers, chairman, president and CEO, Georgia Power
- Reed Dulany III, president and CEO, SeaPoint Complex
- Geoff Duncan, Lieutenant Governor of Georgia
- Martin Flanagan, president and CEO, Invesco Ltd. USA
- Jack Hu, senior vice president and provost, University of Georgia Foundation
- Paul Judge, co-founder and executive chairman, Pindrop, and co-founder and partner, TechSquare Labs
- Jana Kanyadan, senior vice president and global CIO, Mohawk Industries Inc.
- Debra Lam, executive director, Partnership for Inclusive Innovation, Georgia Tech
- G. P. “Bud” Peterson (board chair), president emeritus and Regents professor, Georgia Tech
- Latham Saddler, chief of staff, Synovus
- Stephanie Tillman, chief legal counsel, Flower Foods, Inc.
- Carol Tomé, CEO, UPS
- Larry Williams, president and CEO, Technology Association of Georgia
- Pat Wilson, commissioner, Georgia Department of Economic Development
Partnership Website – Partnership for Inclusive Innovation
Atlanta Business Chronicle – New public-private partnership aims to make Georgia tech capital of the East Coast
Watch the announcement – Atlanta Rotary featuring Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan