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June 3, 2020
Futures Foundation gets 36 computers from local partnerships

CARLSBAD — The COVID-19 pandemic upended the way the world has had to adapt to new learning and working environments. And for non-profits, times have been equally as tough as unemployment and the economic fallout has led to major cuts in donations and funding. But for some, such as the San Diego Futures Foundation, demand is at an all-time high.

April 8, 2020
Walmart Labs & San Diego Tech Hub
To Claude Jones, the tech scene in the early 2000’s presented opportunities for anyone who knew how to program. His “big” opportunity came in 2001 when he was recruited for a software engineering job for a then hot predictive analytics company in San Diego called HNC Software.

March 27, 2020
Bouncing Back: This Walmart Labs Leader Uses Adversity to Build Opportunities in Tech
Claude Jones hasn’t always had it easy, but he’s using his success to help others achieve things they never thought were possible.

March 11, 2020
Networking Thrives on the Tech Coast

When it comes to technology networking groups, Carlsbad’s Tech Coast is forging a path for itself unlike any other. Carlsbad, which has emerged as a hub for high-technology innovation, is now home to a variety of groups of tech enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, and young professionals eager to learn from and help one another.

November 25, 2019
San Diego Tech Hub Sees Need to Connect, Cooperate
When Claude Jones expanded Walmart Labs’ new Carlsbad office, he knew the company would need to attract talent quickly…

November 7, 2019
Social good in the community a pillar for San Diego Tech Hub
Now, the San Diego Tech Hub has exploded to about 2,000 and is also actively engaging in charitable giving and engagement with other nonprofits. The tech hub is a collective of business professionals spanning the workforce spectrum, from communications, tech and construction, to name a few, who also use technology to maximize their network, efficiency, productivity and find talent.

June 16, 2019
Finding and supporting tech talent in North County
When Dan Hendricks and his wife first started Open Source Maker Labs in 2014, it was a family business intended to help do-it-yourself inventors and entrepreneurs who were focused on science and technology. It has since evolved into a space supporting entrepreneurs and start-up businesses looking to create prototypes of their products, while also providing experience and education for people entering the workforce.

San Diego Tech Hub (SDTH)
A leader is forged through the trials and tribulations of life. And when faced with negative influences, instead of giving into personal doubt and insecurities, leaders demonstrate the qualities of resiliency, passion, and authenticity enabling them to overcome the challenges of life empowering them to reach their full potential.

February 20, 2019
San Diego Tech Hub off to strong start
San Diego’s tech sector is booming as more and more talent and businesses set up in the county. But for Claude Jones, the community was lacking in connecting talent, business, organizations and other like-minded individuals. So, last month he launched the San Diego Tech Hub, while recruiting 11 others to form the leadership team.