Pittsburgh Technical Council

PTC's Newest Members

PTC's Newest Members

Pittsburgh's top technology and support companies made the Pittsburgh Technology Council part of their growth plans. Check out our newest members:



Bossa Nova Robotics

Bossa Nova creates service robots for the global retail industry. Their robot’s mission is to make large scale stores run efficiently by automating the collection and analysis of on-shelf inventory data. They drive autonomously through aisles, navigating safely among customers and store associates. If they were a self- driving car we’d be operating at level 5 autonomy.


Gecko Robotics

Gecko Robotics makes robots for industrial inspections, starting in the Power Industry. Their “robot as a service” performs safe, fast and accurate inspections on critical industrial assets including boilers, tanks and scrubbers. Gecko’s wall climbing robots and inspection teams perform non-destructive testing for clients across the United States and internationally. Gecko's inspections are 10x faster than current methods and collect 100x data. They’re expecting to grow significantly and have big secret plans for early 2019!

Allegheny Science & Technology

Women-owned management and technology solutions company offering a broad range of services to customers including systems engineering; portfolio and program management; applied science and technology; data analytics and engineering;
Recognized in Inc 500 as one of America’s fastest-growing private, government services providers. Corporate operations in VA, WV, MD, ID, and NM.


Founded in 2013 and located in the Strip District, they build simple, affordable artificial intelligence products that help people manage their legal obligations and opportunities. They use natural language processing and machine learning to turn unstructured terms, conditions, and words into structured data and insights. Sift consulting agreements, business associate agreements, non-disclosure agreements, master service agreements, property leases, end user license agreements, software-as-a-service agreements, and many other business-as-usual contracts.

GTT Communications (Global Traffic Technologies)

Headquartered in St. Paul, MN,Global Traffic Technologies, LLC (GTT) is the manufacturer of Opticom priority control systems and Canoga traffic-sensing systems. These systems have provided safe and reliable traffic solutions to communities for 50 years. GTT has a significant portfolio of U.S. and international patents and GTT’s ongoing commitment to innovation continues to proactively deliver advanced transportation solutions to help emergency, transit and traffic personnel increase safety, minimize traffic congestion and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, while maximizing resource efficiency and performance.



Founded in 2005, EquityNet is a privately-held innovator of crowdfunding and marketplace finance, operating one of the largest business funding platforms since 2005. They maintains many patents in the space and has helped over 100,000 individual entrepreneurs connect with investors, lenders, incubators, government support entities, and other members of the entrepreneurial community to plan, analyze, and fund privately held business.

Vadyas, LLC

Vadyas has over a decade of experience in managing, staffing, implementing and launching web-based projects for large, international firms as well as medium-sized businesses.
Their expertise comes from deep knowledge around enterprise content management systems and strategies, combined with the latest insights around portal design and development and custom web-based applications. This blend of knowledge enables us to help you deliver the content you need to the users that need it.
They can also wrap our strategic planning, project management, training and competitive analysis services around all of this technical know-how to bring a turn-key solution to almost any web-based challenge you have.

Critical Syntax

A consulting firm founded by a small group of security experts focused on providing services specifically for WordPress Sites. As an open source platform, WordPress has over 25% of the worldwide installed base, and is a notorious target for hackers and criminals. Since 2004, they’ve been developing WordPress sites for political campaigns and organizations, and they’ve seen FIRST HAND the hacking attempts targetd at these high-profile websites.


Factory Unlocked

A for-profit venture, separate from Made Right Here, Factory Unlocked is a 33,000 sq ft manufacturing co-working space on the North Side for makers and small-batch manufacturers. It is membership based and has a range of equipment including a design studio, prototyping, 3D printing, laser cutters and etchers, wood working, metal working, a machine shop, welding, electronics, textiles, finishing, and small business support services, along with training and education opportunities.


The founders of Caregogi have seen families struggle with the way that traditional senior home care agencies operate. They wanted to create a system that works better for families and care providers alike. By cutting out agencies and connecting you directly to senior care providers, everyone wins. They put the tools in your hands to find independent care providers in your area that are qualified to meet your needs, and you’re able to message care providers you’re interested in and find the best care match for you. Care providers are available to you 24/7 to ensure you’re covered for emergencies.


TriVerum, LLC

Founded by Hazel-Ann McLean, TriVerum is a woman owned consulting service founded to provide service to growing companies and governments to investigate, plan and implement risk management and healthcare solutions efficiently in large-scale technology Integration with a focus in government-regulated environments. She earned her MBA from the Tepper School at Carnegie Mellon University and was previously responsible for the IT Services of the McKinsey & Co. Pittsburgh location. She is the author of "A Sparkle of Royal Blue: Memoirs of the First Female Student of QRC" which documents her experience of being the first female student to attend an all-male college on a full-time basis in the history of Trinidad and Tobago.

Everrise, LLC

Founded by Dr. Crystal G. Morrison, who is a highly regarded scientist and leader who is passionate about developing people and organizations to their highest potential. Their aim & mission is to deliver innovative leadership and organizational development solutions to transform organizations and their most valuable resource: people. They work with organizations in 4 main ways: Assessment, Strategy, Leadership Training & Team Building.


Barton Enterprises, LLC

CJ Barton provides board advisory services to early stage start-up companies focused on selling to enterprise clients. Specific areas of expertise include go to market sales/strategy, marketing, positioning, and revenue acceleration.


AE7 Architects

AE7 was established in 2009 by seven internationally renowned American design professionals. The partners of AE7 were former partners and principals of a large Pittsburgh based practice. Together, they have over 40 years of experience designing and creating destinations in the USA, Asia and the Middle East with almost 25 years of experience working collectively. With experience in various market sectors, AE7 has grown into a full service architectural firm providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, structural, civil, master planning, interior design, landscape, graphics, branding and a variety of specialty expertise. Throughout our six offices worldwide, AE7 provides an unparalleled commitment to design excellence on all projects, small or large. Together they launched several international offices that grew from a handful of employees to over 500, and designed and managed over $40B of design work over the past five years. The philosophy of AE7 is to innovate the world around us through thoughtful and inspired design.



in Baltimore and a second location in Pittsburgh, they work with privately held companies and Fortune 100 organizations to manage all of their cellular needs. LINQ has a client base that spans the United States, Canada and even Australia and they service all industries including Construction, Finance, Real Estate, Security & Government Contractors. There is no company LINQ can’t handle.

Wright Business Systems, Inc.

Location: Valencia
Founded: 1992
Employees: 10
Wright Business Systems (WBS), offers a breadth and depth of services, including Commercial Printing, Mailing Services, Custom Promotional Products, Ad Specialties, Graphic Design Services, Business Forms and Packaging to help your business perform to its potential.



Located in Pittsburgh, PA, Nashville, TN, Kansas City, KS, & Phoenix, AZ, they specialize in leadership and management training. They build leaders that get things done and drive your organization’s competitiveness. Action without a plan is directionless. Their strategic planning process grows organizations even amid economic challenges. Nothing can be built without tools. We equip your entire team – inside and outside the organization – to things get done.

Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh (URA) is the City of Pittsburgh’s economic development agency, committed to creating jobs, expanding the City’s tax base and improving the vitality of businesses and neighborhoods.



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