Leaders & Innovators: Jason VazzanoJason 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 www.ltu.edu/leaders.
Vectorform Releases Notes & Stopwatch In Toolbox for Windows 8Vectorform, the global design and technology firm that developed Toolbox for Windows 8, has released two new tools, Notes and Stopwatch.
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Develop Detroit Launches Fall Classes in Mobile App Design and ProgrammingMichigan’s tech professionals can soon add a new skill to their resume: iPhone and iPad app development. This October, Develop Detroit will launch its second semester of courses, expanding upon its successful summer session. Entrepreneurs, programmers, or designers can enroll in one of two course tracks: iOS App Programming or Design.