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Saving on travel expenses via technology — Solutions better, easier, cheaper

What does Iran have to do with Mississippi? Controversy over the country’s nuclear program has caused oil prices to rise again. When oil prices spike, gasoline prices do, too, and that means higher travel expenses for businesses nationwide. Mississippi businesses are increasingly saving on travel costs by embracing web and video conferencing technologies. They are also saving hours that would ...

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Venture welcomes LeBlanc

Scott T. LeBlanc, PMP, recently joined Venture Technologies as project manager. As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), LeBlanc is uniquely trained in the global standards and methodologies for managing projects. Prior to joining Venture, he worked as a project manager for EduCOM Consulting Group in Biloxi, a technology consulting firm, where he focused on a variety of markets including ...

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Duvall, Black hired

Kassie Duvall has recently joined Venture Technologies as a sales associate. Duvall received her bachelors in business administration from Mississippi State University. In college, Kassie was an active member of the MSU campus activities board. She also served as head of marketing research in MSU’s EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge. She was a member of the Kappa Epsilon Chapter of Phi ...

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Venture Technologies puts cloud computing on wheels

Only U.S. company with Mobile Cloud For businesses wondering whether they should take the plunge and embrace cloud computing, Ridgeland-based Venture Technologies has a new test solution — the Mobile Cloud — which can be rolled into an office for a virtualized computing test drive. The Mobile Cloud, the only known tool of its kind, was the brain child of ...

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Venture Technologies turns 25

Pictures (starting top, left to right): CEO, Gerard Gibert, addresses the crowd Senator John Horhn, Norman Katool, Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee Tarrien Williams, Daphne Matchen, Mark Frye Ryan Allen, Kristen Hinton, Ellen Freeman, Mark Frye, Debra Stewart, Daphne Matchen, Kassie DuVall Raphael Semmes and Jazz and Blues Ensamble Norman Katool, Gerard Gibert Norman Katool receives piece of Venture’s foundation from ...

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Venture Technologies Turns 25

By Stephen McDill (Tech//Telecom) Happy 25th birthday to Venture Technologies, a Ridgeland technology firm that handles IT-related issues for clients ranging from the University of Mississippi to Southern Beverage Company to Rush Health Systems. MBJ-TV caught up with Venture CEO Gerard Gibert at the Jackson Country Club on Thursday. Here is our video chat.

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Venture Technologies hires Smith

Lauren K. Smith, MBA, recently joined Venture Technologies as the director of marketing and communications. Smith received her MBA from Millsaps College and bachelor’s degrees in marketing and economics from Mississippi State University. Previously, she worked as an Account Executive in a Jackson ad agency and served as a marketing consultant in industries including nonprofit, engineering, pharmaceutical and economic development.

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Q&A: Gerard Gibert, CEO, Venture Technologies

His head is in the clouds Mississippi native leads successful tech company Gerard Gibert is the CEO of Ridgeland-based Venture Technologies. Gibert and partner Norman Katool founded Venture Technologies in 1986, and will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year. The company has 98 employees and additional offices in Baton Rouge, Birmingham and Memphis. Gibert is a Jackson area native who ...

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Venture Technologies

In the early 1980s, Norman Katool, CPA, and Gerard Gibert were providing information technology (IT) consulting and auditing services to clients of a Jackson CPA firm when they began to be intrigued by the microcomputer phenomenon that was transforming businesses as well as governments. They wanted to become involved, but how? Taking a leap into the unknown, Gibert responded to ...

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