Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry: Texas Can Be the Nation’s Next High-Tech Hub

Tuesday, April 19, 2011  •  Austin, Texas

Gov. Rick Perry today urged leaders in higher education and technology to continue working to make Texas the nation’s next hub for innovation, collaboration and competition in technology development and manufacturing. He spoke at the Governor’s Technology and Economic Development Forum, hosted by the Austin Chamber of Commerce, where he was joined by business, technology and higher education leaders including Austin Chamber of Commerce Chairman Bobby Jenkins, Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers (via telepresence), Tokyo Electron Holdings U.S. President Barry Mayer and University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa.

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