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Vivian Powell

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Cisco Systems Inc.

Cisco is leveraging IoT to take on some of the world’s biggest challenges that face society. It has never been a better time for Cisco to lead as the global networking and technology visionary of tomorrow. Research Triangle Park is home to one of the company’s largest hubs of innovation.

May 18, 2016 | Success-Stories
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Chatham Park

“We’re futurist, We’re imagineers. We’re dreamers. And this was a big dream for us, probably the biggest dream you could possibly have. We want to change people’s lives when they live here.”

-- Tim Smith, Preston Development

April 14, 2016 | Success-Stories
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Campbell University

"The factors behind Campbell’s success are the longevity of its leadership and the ongoing commitment to the founder’s vision to build a school that was also a place of opportunities. We’re a knowledge industry. We have people here with skills that can be helpful.”   

Dr. J. Bradley Creed, Campbell University President

March 14, 2016 | Success-Stories
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PSNC Energy

“We’re smart. We’re confident. We’re focused on the future. Like the Research Triangle Region itself, PSNC has a great product to sell and a great story to tell. Natural gas is the smart fuel for a smart region.”

George Ratchford, PSNC’s vice president for operations

February 15, 2016 | Success-Stories
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Edge 5

Wake County Economic Development has long been a partner and financial supporter of regional economic development strategies and programs, including Research Triangle Regional Partnership. The two organizations work in tandem taking the region’s brand and competitiveness strategies to key business decision-makers inside the region and around the globe.

January 7, 2016 | Success-Stories
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“A lot has changed since we broke ground 20 years ago." The company has watched as the Research Triangle Region’s life sciences cluster has risen to global prominence. “We’ve mirrored the growth of the life sciences community here overall. The state made an effort to build the cluster, and we’ve been one of the beneficiaries of that."

Steven Goldsmith, head of public affairs of Biogen

October 15, 2015 | Success-Stories
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The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences

“We are the interface of academe, industry and government. We’ve focused on opportunities to create global gateway partnerships.”

William F. Greenlee, PhD, The Hamner Institutes President & CEO

September 10, 2015 | Success-Stories
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Duke Energy

“The State of the Research Triangle Region adds value as a showcase for regional innovation. It also fosters cohesion and collaboration among Triangle leaders, which is perhaps the single asset that puts the Research Triangle Region on the short list of global business destinations.”

John Geib, Duke Energy’s director of economic development for North Carolina

July 20, 2015 | Success-Stories
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Wells Fargo & Company

“This area continues to evolve and is a vital center of economic development for both North Carolina and the U.S. We are proud to be a part of the business landscape here and to help strengthen the Triangle communities.”

Wells Fargo’s Piedmont East Regional President Jack Clayton

April 29, 2015 | Success-Stories
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NAI Carolantic Realty

“We’re in constant contact with economic development allies in promoting the area and working with companies looking to relocate to this region.”

Jimmy Barnes, president of NAI Carolantic Realty

April 14, 2015 | Success-Stories
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The Research Triangle Park

“Our vision is for a very open innovation community. It’s not just about science, technology and engineering anymore. Our region’s great strength is that we work together.”

Bob Geolas, The Research Triangle Park's President & CEO

March 30, 2015 | Success-Stories
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PNC Bank

“The Triangle is one of our highest growth markets. It has above-average household income, significant population growth, a diverse and talented workforce, and a strong business community.”

Jim Hansen, PNC’s regional president for Eastern Carolinas

February 9, 2015 | Success-Stories
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EDGE – Wake County Economic Development

“Economic development is a team sport. Regionalism is key to Wake County’s economic vision and the Research Triangle Regional Partnership is our go-to partner in accomplishing that.”

Adrienne Cole, executive director of Wake County Economic Development

December 19, 2014 | Success-Stories
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ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc.

“We help bring projects to the counties that participate in the Research Triangle Region. Our focus is on keeping cities viable. Job creation and business investment are the way to accomplish that."

Brenda Daniels, manager of economic development at ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc.

November 14, 2014 | Success-Stories
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Syngenta Biotechnology Inc.

“We’ve grown and evolved over the years. We believed we could get up and running more competitively and quickly here at Research Triangle Park than other locations around the world.”

Stephen Goldsmith, director of corporate affairs at Syngenta

February 4, 2014 | Success-Stories
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GKN Driveline

“This new investment in our North Carolina operations will allow us to better supply our world-leading driveline systems and will allow us to further strengthen our customer base.”

Max Owen, President GKN Driveline Americas.

August 14, 2013 | Success-Stories
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Caterpillar, Inc.

“We appreciate the support we received from our local partners and from the State of North Carolina for our growth strategy.”

Mary Bell, Vice President of Caterpillar’s Building Construction Products Division.

December 17, 2012 | Success-Stories
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ABB North America

“The combination of North Carolina’s support for technology innovation, our great partnership with N.C. State University, the abundance of engineering talent, support from state officials, and the Triangle ...

July 8, 2011 | Success-Stories