Tom Ballard and Marty Brown discuss Teknovation Weekend during this special video announcement.

Welcome to, a web-based service that was launched to spotlight and celebrate “all things” related to technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship in East Tennessee. The website is “powered” or sponsored by PYA, P.C., as a service to those interested in advancing the region’s economy through technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. is a vehicle to allow East Tennesseans to share their successes, learn about the successes of others, and focus on strategies that will make a long-term difference. It is intended to help create more awareness of our region’s assets and help drive technology, innovation, and entrepreneurial job growth. is also a place where links to developments in other areas of Tennessee and beyond will be posted.

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