Posts tagged “RTP Foundation ”
Bob Geolas has a new job, signing on as a partner with the economic development consulting firm HR&A. And he says he's excited about the challenge - a "different kind of work. Plus, Geolas talks about leaving the research Triangle Park Foundation as its CEO in September in this exclusive interview with WRAL Tech Wire.
Bob Geolas, the former CEO of the Research Triangle Foundation, has joined HR&A Advisors, a real estate and economic consulting firm.
Liz Rooks, the interim CEO at the Research Triangle Foundation which oversees RTP, says she is determined that the RTF will continue to push ahead with its strategic development plan while the search begins for a replacement of recently departed CEO Bob Geolas.
A familiar face is assuming the CEO's job as head of the Research Triangle Foundation, replacing the departing Bob Geolas. Elizabeth Rooks, who retired in late 2015, takes over the CEO job on an interim basis. The rest of the RTF management team "remains in place."
Bob Geolas won't talk about the circumstances surrounding his departure as CEO of the Research Triangle Foundation, which oversees the RTP itself. But he does say he is "cheering them on" when discussing the Park's future.
A virtual wall of silence surrounds what happened at the Research Triangle Foundation that triggered the pending departure of CEO Bob Geolas. The Foundation's board chair does acknowledge it is taking some steps to consider what to do.
Bob Geolas, hired in 2011 to lead development of a new strategic plan for Research Triangle Park, is leaving as president and CEO of the Research Triangle Foundation, which oversees the Park.
The Research Triangle Park Foundation is expanding the availability of office space - from startups to established businesses - at The Frontier building (and soon to be more) in RTP. Plus: Get a breakdown on space availability.
Research Triangle Park needs to become "a mashup of Tomorowland and the Magic Kingdom," Bob Geolas, president and CEO the Research Triangle Park Foundation told the audience at the Moogfest Future Cities panel discussion Thursday afternoon.
The team at the research Triangle Park Foundation has a great deal to celebrate as 2015 comes to a close - from the full-fledged launch of The Frontier Center to the raising of new capital for The Park Center. So to mark the occasions, they put together a series of videos, the latest which launched last week.
RTP Foundation-Fidelity land deal; no Uber at LAX yet; Hello Kitty data breach; $335M for electric car startup; drug firm ISIS changes name
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The Research Triangle Foundation has bought 69 acres of land from Fidelity Investments; Lyft strikes a deal with LAX - but Uber hasn't yet; Hello Kitty data breach reportedly fixed; Nevada awards $335 million in incentives to electric car maker; and ISIS Pharmaceuticals changes its name.
Bunker Labs, which is based in Chicago, is expanding to the Triangle with its newest outpost officially opening today at The Frontier in Durham. WTW has an exclusive Q&A with the CEO of Bunker about why RTP is on his list.
The Research Triangle Park is well into its new economic plan under the direction of CEO Bob Geolas, and another piece of that strategy falls into place today with the opening of Bunker Labs at The Frontier, which is the startup hub RTP has launched. Geolas talks with WRAL TechWire about how The Bunker fits into the strategy.
Mason Ailstock, COO of the Research Foundation of North Carolina, has been named a 2016 Eisenhower Fellow, one of ten selected nationally. The global research he plans to do as part of the fellowship may directly impact the future of Research Triangle Park's new development.
The Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina, owners of Research Triangle Park, announced Thursday that it has raised $50 million to invest in the 100-acre Park Center Development, the park's first major expansion. Work will begin in January.
Durham County Commissioners approved $20 million in backing for the Park Center project intended to help refresh Research Triangle Park with the type of urban campus increasing popular among tech companies. The Park Centre project, for instance, includes plans for residential, retail and restaurants, two hotels and an on-site food market.
Venture firm Pappas sues 'John Doe;' RT Foundation COO retiring; taco bikes in Raleigh; Microsoft's mobile app move; Softbank's $1B investment
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Durham venture capital firm A.M. Pappas files suit against unknown critic; the COO of the research Triangle Foundation is retiring; taco bikes are coming to Raleigh via entrepreneur Justin Miller; Microsoft makes a big mobile apps play; and Softbank invests $1 billion in an ecommerce firm.
The Frontier, a new project that is key to the Research Triangle Park Foundation's new strategic plan to revitalize the Park, opens this month. Think of The Frontier as the Triangle community club house, or a stage set, that is always ready for the next person, organization, university or company. So what's driving its creation? "The goal of the space is to encourage as many people as possible to come and meet others, build relationships, and maybe even create new teams with people different from themselves," writes Mason Ailstock of the Foundation.