March 4, 2014
Twenty North Bay businesses and organizations have been selected for the Business Journal’s inaugural Corporate Philanthropy Awards.
“All of us at the Journal congratulate these organizations that contribute significantly to the betterment of the communities we treasure,” said Publisher Brad Bollinger. “It’s amazing there wasn’t something like this already. As a result, we had a very strong response to our call for nominations and an incredible group of recipients.”
January 6, 2014
SAN RAFAEL — Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK) on Monday said it completed the acquisition of technology and the development team of Belgium-based Circuits.io, a web-based app and connected community for designing and simulating electronic circuits.
December 30, 2013
For the three largest technology companies in the North Bay, skies are clearing after a stormy period.
October 14, 2013
Sterling Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STSA), parent of Argent Bank, announced the completion of its acquisition of Commerce National Bank. …
The Republic of Tea in Novato launched a new line of environmentally friendly, single-serve “One Cuppa” teas. …
Bear Republic Brewing Company of Healdsburg said its Racer X Double IPA will be arriving in select areas. …
Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital in Willits has received national recognition in patient satisfaction. …
San Rafael-based Autodesk signed a definitive agreement with the shareholders of Graitec to acquire certain technology assets. …
Cyan, a Petaluma-based maker software-defined networking and packet-optical solutions for communications network operators, said its Blue Planet SDN platform was named “Best New Telecom Product” …
August 22, 2013
SAN RAFAEL — Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) on Thursday reported a slight dip in second-quarter revenues and small drop in quarterly earnings.
Autodesk also recently acquired of building information modeling (BIM) technology from two United Kingdom-based software companies.
June 17, 2013
HR professionals listed in alphabetical order by their organization’s name, drawn from the top five largest employers in Marin, Sonoma and Napa counties, as well as trade organizations and the region’s staffing companies who responded to the Business Journal.
June 10, 2013
College of Marin saw the number of individuals graduating from its certificate and associate degree programs in the 2013 academic year increase by 34 percent over 2012, a jump that administration attributed to a greater focus on student outcomes. …
ieSonoma, a coalition of private and public organizations focused on exploring best practices in modern education, is partnering with the Sonoma State University School of Education to offer a four-day course. …
Pivot Charter School’s Santa Rosa-based North Bay campus received full accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. …
Large employers in the North Bay and beyond are launching initiatives to support education in science, technology, engineering and math, with San Rafael-based Autodesk among those taking part in a new effort under San Francisco’s Exploratorium science museum. It’s also in partnership with South San Francisco-based Genentech, which operates a large biotechnology manufacturing plant in Vacaville. …
April 8, 2013
Carine Arend, CPA, has been promoted to senior manager in the tax department of the Santa Rosa public accounting firm of Dal Poggetto & Company, LLP. … Also in the tax department of the same firm, Ryan Fitzsimons, CPA, has been promoted to manager. …
Reed Upson joined Warren Capital Corp. in Novato as finance and operations analyst. …
Surani Kwan was presented the 2013 Nurse Practitioner of Distinction award by the California Association for Nurse Practitioners. …
Autodesk Inc. of San Rafael appointed to its board of directors Tom Georgens of NetApp. …
Penfolds, managed by Treasury Wine Estates, named Napa-based DLynn Proctor its winemaking ambassador for the Americas. …
March 19, 2013
SAN RAFAEL — Autodesk Inc., (NASDAQ: ADSK) today said it completed the acquisition of a Wyoming-based developer of software for design and analysis of composite materials.
February 25, 2013
SAN RAFAEL — Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today reported fourth-quarter revenue increased 2 percent from a year before and full-year sales went up 4 percent.
January 8, 2013
SAN RAFAEL — Three-dimensional-design software maker Autodesk Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK), today said it finished the acquisition of PI-VR, a privately held German developer of simulation software for automobile manufacturers.
December 31, 2012
If a Magic 8 ball was consulted about North Bay high tech in 2013, the answer might be, “Outlook cloudy, try again.”
North Bay tech leaders say uncertainty has dimmed the near future of the industry in the U.S and elsewhere as the fiscal cliff and other financial crises loom.
December 3, 2012
SAN RAFAEL — Autodesk Inc, the leader in licensed computer-aided design software, has launched a free 3-D design application.
Available to iPad, Mac and PC users and accessible by any mobile device with a web browser is 123D Design, an easy-to-use modeling and sharing tool that Autodesk hopes will tweak the creative impulses of potential future designers and manufacturers. Its the first 3-D modeling app in the 123D Design line.
December 3, 2012
LAS VEGAS – Autodesk Inc.’s 20th University event last week was all about cloud computing. The long-time leader in computer-aided design software showcased a complete line of cloud-based design, engineering and visualization tools.
November 26, 2012
Altus Equity Group, LP, in Santa Rosa announced that it funded and closed its latest investment fund last month. …
Bank of Marin Bancorp (Nasdaq: BMRC) opened a new branch office in Tiburon on Monday, Nov. 19. …
Sebastopol-based Leff Construction has been awarded national 2012 Design Excellence Award by Residential Design+Build magazine for innovative technology integration for a custom residence project located in Cazadero. …
Sutter Solano Medical Center in Vallejo has earned the Gold Seal of Approval for stroke care. …
Autodesk, Inc. in San Rafael (Nasdaq: ADSK) has been named as one of the 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute. …
Larkspur-based Systema Software, a leading provider of claims administration software and services to the insurance industry, announced that Dynamic Claim Services has selected SIMS Claims as a hosted solution that will run on Systema’s premier SIMS Cloud infrastructure. …
August 13, 2012
Executive vice president and chief financial officer, Autodesk, San Rafael: “Today, CFO responsibilities go beyond the traditional financial duties. As a trusted business partner to the CEO and the rest of his or her team, CFO’s today must make significant strategic and operational contributions beyond the numbers and to the business. CFO’s today must connect the dots between the company’s overall business strategy and its long and short-term financial goals.”
July 17, 2012
SAN RAFAEL — Design, engineering and entertainment software developer Autodesk Inc., (Nasdaq: ADSK) today said it signed a deal to purchase Socialcam, a year-old creator of a video capture, editing and sharing mobile app and cloud sharing service, for about $60 million.
July 9, 2012
SAN RAFAEL — After vacating some headquarters space in Marin over the past several years, software maker Autodesk Inc. (NYSE: ADSK) is regaining some of its local presence.
“In conjunction with our plans for expansion in San Francisco, Autodesk continues to build on our 30-year history in Marin by expanding our headquarters in San Rafael,” said a spokesman.
June 18, 2012
In an effort to gauge how the region’s major employers are dealing with continued economic uncertainty, the North Bay Business Journal reached out to major companies with a series of employment-related questions, in addition to identifying the top human resources professional at each organization.
The results, from tech to health care, to hospitality to manufacturing, show that many of the major players are faring better, some even thriving, but challenges nonetheless remain.
May 17, 2012
SAN RAFAEL — Software maker Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today reported first-quarter revenues rose 11 percent from a year before and net income jumped nearly 14 percent.
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