Voters in many communities in the metro area went to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the 2013 primary election.
Several initiatives are on the ballots Tuesday and one issue in Royal Oak has sparked a lot of conversation.
At the Northwood Elementary School in Royal Oak, it was a busy election morning with more than 150 voters before 11 a.m.
The Royal Oak-based advanced energy charity Adopt-A-Watt announced Tuesday that its founder, Thomas A. Wither, has been invited to the White House Nov. 12 to present an overview the National Adopt-A-Watt Program.
The latest awards and certifications from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions, groups and individuals.
It happened Wednesday in the front yard of a home on Coolidge near Normandy.
The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
A Royal Oak postal carrier has received a Humanitarian of the Year award for his efforts to grant a final wish of a dying friend he met on his route.
Lots in West Bloomfield sold for $1,000 and less, while homes in Ferndale went for a few thousand dollars.
Jason Vazzano is president, CEO and co-founder of Vectorform in Royal Oak. Vectorform is a digital experience studio that develops digital products and experiences with a focus on mobile and emerging technology solutions. The company has a history of developing emerging technology. In 2008 Microsoft hired Vectorform to help develop the first version of the multi-touch Surface application. Vectorform also did some early work on Xbox Kinect. More recently, the firm developed Toolbox for Windows 8, which has more than 850,000 downloads and is the No. 1 productivity app on the Windows Store. Vectorform works with such brands as BMW, American Express, Disney, and Red Bull. Vazzano has established the decade–old company as a leader in emerging strategy, design, and technology solutions. He manages five offices in Seattle, Detroit, New York, Munich, and Hyderabad. Previously Vazzano worked for DaimlerChrysler as a business analyst. He was recognized by DBusiness magazine in 2013 as one of the Top 30 in Their 30s. Vazzano serves on the board of Crossroads for Youth, a nonprofit organization that focuses on giving children the tools and skills required to lead productive and happy lives. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration and information systems from the University of Detroit Mercy. Read the full profile at http://www.ltu.edu/leaders.