Where Are The Top Tech Jobs?
If you are looking for a position in the technology industry today, you have a lot of choices. If you are in one of the top five tech job titles, you have even more choices. The current boom, or booms, in innovation and entrepreneiuship has been very good for tech jobs. Bigger news is the fact that you no longer have to gravitate toward Silicon Valley to suceed in technology or technology based businesses.
So where are the top tech jobs? The quick answer is, all over the world, and especially in the U.S. Europe Asia, the BRICs. And even though Silicon Valley is going through one of its more painfully introspective moments, the mother of all tech centers and tech Mecca driving distance from San Jose Airport is still the number one job creator in the U.S., daresay the world according to a report published in The Next Silicon Valley.
Politically, the U.S. is the throngs of a great national election. Economically it following a classic technology-driven economic recovery and a boom in tech driven entrepreneurship and innovation we've not seen the likes of since Steve Jobs and Bill Gates were geeky little dweebs.
And, it can speak with some authority on the subject of techology job creation. And within U.S. technology companies, the executives of leading edge at Cisco, Apple, Facebook and others are doggedly upbeat and optimistic about tomorrow and a coming wave of change in the hyper-connected worlds of social media, media devices, and new Internet-based media networks.
Last week at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City, Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers joined Goldman Sachs CEO and Chairman Lloyd Blankfein and Dow Chemical Company President, Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris on a panel discussion moderated by CNN’s Fareed Zakaria.
According to a transcript posted on the networking company's website: Cisco chairman John Chambers, ended the panel stating "we have to get out of our comfort zone and dream what is possible."