The Jamaica Information Technology Services Alliance (JITSA) announced its new Executive Board for the 2018-2020 term at its recently held Members Meeting at Fujitsu’s Office, Belmont Road Kingston.
The new executive members include Dr. Wayde Marr (President), Messrs Neil Abrahams (Vice President, Resellers Products & Services), Mervyn Eyre (Vice President, IT Consulting & Advisory Services), Melarka Williams (Vice President, Software Developers), Mr. Pat Tomlinson (Treasurer), Ms. Vitra Gopee (Secretary), Mrs. Stacey Halsall-Peart (Director), Mr. David Allen (Director) and Dr. Sean Thorpe, which is reserved for the current President of the Jamaica Computer Society (JCS).
Vector Technology Institute and Vertis Technology Solution Limited sign MOU as part of VTI's degree programmes offering opportunities with new work-study/internship programs.
Dr. Marr, President of VTI and Mr. Melarka Williams, CEO of Ingenuity Technologies, a company steeped in innovative thinking and practices, sign a Memorandum of Understanding where students of VTI's Software Engineering programmes are offered opportunities to participate in the work-study/internship programs with Ingenuity.
I extend warm commendations to Vector Technology Institute on their 20th Anniversary. This marks an important stage of growth in the institution’s outstanding journey.
The use of modern technologies and strategies are integral for economic growth and a better, more secure future for all Jamaicans. We applaud you for your contribution to national development through your programmes of training and certification.
The Vector Technology Institute embarks on its 21st year with the focus on the future of Jamaica and the role that we play in delivering on the promise of Vision 2030. Our responsibility, along with our colleague institutions, lie in building our technical workforce capacity over the short-term, while sustaining the continuous growth in the cache of technological professionals to not only attract foreign investors but to also provide the base on which our local companies can build and grow.
I extend heartiest congratulations to Vector Technology Institute (VTI) on the occasion of its 20th anniversary of nation building through education.
The growth and development of the Science, Energy and Technology, (SET) sectors remain a key area of focus for this administration because these industries drive economic development by providing increased investments and meaningful jobs for our people.