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Tennessee Creates New Organization to Lead S&T Efforts

May 15, 1998

The State of Tennessee has created a private, not-for-profit corporation--- the Tennessee Technology Development Corporation---to stimulate economic development through Tennessee's science and technology resources.

The corporation's responsibilities include:

  • Promoting Tennessee's science and technology resources
  • Coordinating the state's assistance to technology-based firms in Tennessee
  • Assisting in the creation and financing of new technology-based businesses
  • Coordinating the State's participation in major technology-based activities and proposals

The corporation is seeking an Executive Director who will be responsible for:

  • Management of the corporation's activities, including the activities of its board of directors
  • Development of the corporation's strategic directions and priorities, short and long-term
  • Support capitalizing the corporation by assisting the board of directors in the development and execution of a fund raising plan to match state resources invested in the corporation
  • Creation and management of a technology investment fund

A complete job description and application information can be found on the SSTI web site at www.ssti.org Deadline for submitting a resume is June 5; however, the Search Committee reserves the right to consider someone who submits after the deadline.