Tech in the News: Tech Leaders show off Growth in Atlanta Industry

Janet Murray

Posted October 5, 2017

External Article: CBS News

Janet Murray, professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology, was quoted in the CBS News, October 5, article “Tech Leaders Show Off Growth in Atlanta Industry.” The School of Literature, Media, and Communication is a unit at the Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.


Because of advancements in technology like V.R., Atlanta tech jobs have grown by more than 46 percent since 2010. That’s according to a tech study done by commercial real estate company CBRE Atlanta.

Tech leaders like Janet Murray say between the city’s film and tech industry, combined with top universities like Georgia Tech, Atlanta offers Amazon a culture no other city can.

“Here we have much more fluid culture,” says Murray, an associate dean for research at Georgia Tech. 

Amazon will pick its new city next spring. 

To read the full article, visit the CBS News website.