Dallas Innovates 2021

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TECH COMES OF AGE IN DFW

The Dallas region is No. 2 in tech job openings on CompTIA’s Tech Town Index 2020— surpassing even San Francisco. It’s a major player for tech companies. by DAV E M O O R E COVID-19 HAS AMPLIFIED EVERYTHING. Every expense, inconvenience, and pain

point has raised one thought for company leaders: How the heck do we deal with this? The answer has accelerated a trend that’s been happening for years—the move of tech companies to Dallas-Fort Worth. Nearly three years ago, the search to reduce the friction of doing business led Antuit.ai CEO Craig Silverman to relocate his PhD-level artificial intelligence company from Chi-

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cago to Frisco. Silverman himself lived in San Francisco for 10 years before moving to Dallas-Fort Worth to be closer to Antuit.ai. “I just moved here from San Francisco two years ago,” Silverman says. “I know that ‘ocean fun’—it’s got its different vibe.


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