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Experimenting With New Technologies is Part of the Viasat Way

Viasat, Carlsbad’s largest tech company, embodies innovation. They are thinkers, creators and problem solvers, providing global internet over satellites to connect people no matter where they are, whether flying at 35,000 feet, or living in a remote community in the middle of rural Mexico.  Recently, Kiersten Rielly, my Innovate78 colleague, and I visited Viasat’s Innovation Lab,…

CalAmp Cricket Club Embraces the Spirit of Life in Action

The CalAmp Cricket Club is looking fly in their Life in Action gear! This group plays at Zone 5 Park at lunchtime everyday, embracing the Carlsbad lifestyle. Just one of the many perks of Carlsbad careers! Does your Carlsbad company participate in a cool outdoor activity? We want to hear about it! Contact joe.stewart@carlsbadca.gov to…

Meet Felipe Acevedo, Inside Sales Manager at Canyon Bicycles

One of the world’s most prestigious high-end road, mountain, triathlon and commuter bicycle brands just recently started distributing in the United States. Selling to more than 100 countries—now including the U.S.—Canyon strategically placed a showroom and headquarters right here in Carlsbad, California. We had the opportunity to speak with Active Ambassador Felipe Acevedo, who works…

Play Where You Work With A Carlsbad Staycation!

Don’t have time plan a vacation this summer? Luckily, working in Carlsbad gives you access to a popular Southern California tourism destination year-round. The city has nearly 5,000 hotel rooms and over 3.5 million visitors annually. Whether it’s to spend a day at the beach and wander Carlsbad Village, or to take advantage of our…

Meet James O’Leonard, CEO at Peak 15 Systems

The growing number and success of software companies in Carlsbad is helping to put the city’s name on the national tech community’s map. But what sets Carlsbad’s tech scene apart from other national hubs is the employee and company culture of businesses in this city. We had the chance to speak with Active Ambassador James…

“Happy Trails” Means Something Different in Carlsbad

Carlsbad boasts nearly 50 miles of trails—and with about 263 sunshiny days every year, there’s plenty of opportunity to enjoy them. In fact, winter—at least, as we know it—is the prime time to get out there explore. With average temperatures around 65 degrees, you couldn’t ask for better hiking weather. If you need a little…

Meet Scott Boring, Software Architect for Walmart Labs

Walmart Labs–the tech arm of the global conglomerate Walmart–generated significant press coverage when they expanded from a small office space to a 30,000 square foot office at the Make campus in Carlsbad. The San Diego Union Tribune wrote that the move may indicate a larger trend as the San Diego region looks to enhance its…

Meet Maiken Jorgensen, Marketing Manager at Cuker Agency

Among Carlsbad’s booming life sciences and tech scene, you’ll also find some of the most prestigious digital advertising agencies in the world. Cuker Agency, based in Carlsbad, California has won several awards for its excellence in digital advertising, including being honored at the international 2018 Webby Awards for its eCommerce design. In addition to professional…

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