Local Tech Wire and ClearImage PR announced today that Cisco Systems, Inc. will sponsor The Tech Exec, a quarterly networking event held in locations throughout the Research Triangle Park region.

The Tech Exec, created by Local Tech Wire and ClearImage PR, will hold its next gathering at the Peak 10 RTP facility the evening of Thursday, July 10th.

“The uniqueness of The Tech Exec event made it a very appealing sponsorship opportunity for Cisco,” said Joe Freddoso, director of RTP Site Operations for Cisco Systems, Inc. “The Tech Exec event is a high-end networking venue that provides a relaxed environment where RTP executives can meet regularly to develop meaningful business relationships.”

The Tech Exec steering committee represents a broad spectrum of life science, IT and technology businesses and organizations.
Appointments including Dr. Leslie Alexandre (President & CEO, NC Biotechnology Center), Chris Berg (President & CEO, Qliktech), Ben Brooks (Southern Capitol Ventures), Tim Buckley (COO, RedHat), Dr. Al Childers (President of Administration, Magellan/Cardinal Health), Randy Choplin (CEO, WindChannel Communications), Joe Freddoso, (Director, Cisco Systems, Inc), Jennifer Gibson (CFO, ChannelAdvisor), Randall Gregg (Producer, RTP-TV), Ben Griffith (VP, Peak 10), Sig Hutchinson (Producer, Success Today), Paul Munana (Principal, Insignia MetaPartners), Rick Smith (Managing Editor, Local Tech Wire), Samantha Strain (ClearImage PR), Marianna Suciu (VP, Gvt., Ltn Am & Canada Operations for SAS Institute, Inc.), and Tim Tompkins (VP, Grant Thornton).

The July 10 event begins at 5:30 PM.

Guests may RSVP at www,localtechwire.com/thetechexec.cfm

Annual Tech Exec sponsors include Cisco Systems, Inc., SAS Institute, Inc., Insignia MetaPartners, Peak 10 and WindChannel Communications. Additional promotional support will be provided by Business Wire (www.businesswire.com), while Red Jester Events (www.redjesterevents.com) will manage event planning services. The Tech Exec is a quarterly event organized by Local Tech Wire and ClearImage PR.