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2018 Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala

Innovate Mississippi hosted the 6th Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame Gala, presented by mTrade, on September 13th at the Country Club of Jackson. The Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame was established in 2008 to recognize outstanding individuals and companies who have helped put Mississippi on the map as a leader in innovation and entrepreneurship. This year, Wade H. Creekmore, Jr. ...

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Bomgar to make acquisition

MBJ staff Bomgar, a global leader in privileged access management solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BeyondTrust, a global leader in privilege-centric security, from an affiliate of Veritas Capital. The combined company, which will be called BeyondTrust, brings together innovators with a shared mission of helping customers defend themselves from cyber-attacks while increasing productivity. Bomgar was founded by ...

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First C3 Jr. coding challenge for elementary school students

C Spire teamed up with the Mississippi Children’s Museum to offer the first statewide coding challenge involving elementary school-age children as part of a company-wide initiative designed to encourage and inspire students to pursue an academic degree or career in IT and computer science. The half-day C3 Jr. program that was Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Mississippi Children’s Museum in ...

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Starkville-based Camgian to expand to Tuscaloosa

By MBJ STAFF Starkville-based Camgian Microsystems, a pioneer in advanced sensing systems and technologies, will expand to Tuscaloosa, Ala. Camgian is a leader in developing integrated sensing platforms that provide real-time situational awareness. Using advanced technologies in sensing, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, Camgian improves the performance of clients in the military, financial and industrial sectors. “We are excited ...

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Grayson appointed TEC of Bay Springs inside sales supervisor

Randy Grayson TEC recently announced the appointment of Randy Grayson as Inside Sales Supervisor at TEC of Bay Springs. In this role, Grayson is responsible for supervising the virtual call center for outbound sales calls. Grayson received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Mississippi State University. Grayson resides in Louin.

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Continental selects Mississippi native for Global Program

Marnise Webb Continental, the leading technology company and premier tire manufacturer, is proud to welcome Mississippi native Marnise Webb to its global Human Relations (HR) Graduate Program. With this opportunity, Webb will gain HR experience locally and abroad over the next two years. “Marnise will train within Continental all over the world. Her final job placement will be in Clinton ...

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Robocalls grow and PSC looks for a better defense

By JACK WEATHERLY Brandon Presley Hacking invades the sanctity of the computer of a person, business or government agency. And it grabs the headlines. Another kind of intrusion doesn’t draw nearly the public attention but “robocalls” can invade the privacy in a different way. And such calls are growing exponentially. The Mississippi Do Not Call List “works wonderfully” for those ...

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MIST Cluster brings marine technology business and government partners together

Joe Graben By BECKY GILLETTE Businesses and governments involved in developing and implementing applied technologies for a marine or coastal environment face some similar challenges, one being the highly corrosive nature of saltwater. The Marine Industries Science & Technology (MIST) Cluster is a regional group formed to provide opportunities for people in maritime-related industries from the Florida Panhandle to coastal ...

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