San Leandro’s Tech Transformation Featured on KQED and NPR’s “Marketplace Tech”

By Office of Innovation
In Uncategorized
Aug 5th, 2014

The story of City of San Leandro’s transformation into an East Bay tech hub was featured twice in recent weeks on local and national public radio.

KQED – July 17, 2014

The first story by KQED reporter Aaron Mendelson aired on KQED July 17th, and included interviews with Dr. Patrick Kennedy, Founder and CEO of OSIsoft and the City’s partner in developing Lit San Leandro; Co-Founder of Type A Machines, Andrew Rutter; and San Leandro Chief Innovation Officer Deborah Acosta.

Quote from KQED article

Link to the KQED  radio interview:  San Leandro Makes Bid to Become East Bay Tech Hub

Link to the KQED News Blog:  San Leandro Makes Bid to Become East Bay Tech Hub


American Public Media / Marketplace Tech, August 5, 2014

A slightly different perspective on the story was aired this morning through National Public Radio member stations.

Link to the Marketplace Tech radio interview and news blog:  Wannabe tech cities need angel investors, too

Link to the Marketplace Tech radio interview, modified:  Wannabe tech cities need angel investors too


A big round of thanks to Aaron Mendelson for this great press. Please share this great news about San Leandro with others!




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