Tag: Florida Technology Council


Boutique firms did big business in the second quarter of 2016. Smaller firms posted strong earnings during the three-month reporting period. Firms are required to file compensation reports each quarter, and the most recent reports were due Aug. 14. The reports typically include compensation ranges. Adams St. Advocates reported earning at least $100,000 for legislative […]

Staff ReportsJanuary 12, 2016

The Florida Technology Council (FTC) announced its priorities for the 2016 Legislative Session in a press release Tuesday morning. Increasing “cyber security” and revamping procurement practices for information technology (IT) is high on the list. The Council “and our membership are pleased to announce our 2016 legislative priorities,” FTC Chair Vivian Myrtetus said. “(O)ur policymakers […]

Phil AmmannDecember 11, 2015

Symantec, SignalVault and Computers That Werk are the latest security and information technology firms to join the Florida Technology Council (FTC). Founded in July 2014, the FTC advocates on behalf of the state’s information technology industry before both the Florida Legislature and executive branch. Founding members are AT&T, SAS, Uber Operations, Kyra InfoTech, Scholastic, Five […]

Ryan RayNovember 13, 2015

The governmental relations experts at Adams St. Advocates earned an estimated $370,000 between July and September, according to recently submitted compensation reports. Among the firm’s highest-compensating interests were Symantec and Infor, which led all clients by contributing between $20,000-$39,998 for both executive and legislative advocacy. Other blue-chip clients of ASA include Harris Corp., KPMG, and the Florida Pharmacy Association. Adams St. Advocates boasted […]

Phil AmmannOctober 5, 2015

Accenture, the multinational management consulting and technology services firm, is the latest organization to join the Florida Technology Council (FTC), considered the voice of the state’s technology industry. “With its experience across multiple verticals, Accenture will play a vital role in the upcoming committee weeks and the 2016 Session,” said FTC Executive Director James Taylor. […]

Ryan RayAugust 11, 2015

Tallahassee-based governmental affairs consultancy Adams Street Advocates hauled in $375,000 between April 1 and June 30 of 2015, according to estimates based on recently submitted compensation reports. The firm boasted a wide and varied portfolio of clients during Q2, ranging from high-paying industry interests like Symantec and Intuit, Inc. – who combined to account for some $60,000 in […]

Phil AmmannFebruary 11, 2015

Florida Technology Council, the newest association focused on the state’s fast-growing technology sector, announced today its finalized inaugural board of directors. Founded July 2014, the FTC will advocate on behalf of the state’s information technology industry before both the legislative and executive branches. Founding members are AT&T, SAS, Uber Operations, Kyra InfoTech, Scholastic, Five Points […]


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