Since 2014 alone, 14 tech or tech-related companies opened offices within a quarter-mile radius of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument. And all told, 26 such companies inhabit that roughly 16-block cluster.
IBJ tech reporter Anthony Schoettle interviewed Stutz and found him surprisingly relaxed and candid about his education and career, his life in Indianapolis and about what the city should do to help the tech industry thrive.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar Series have signed a deal with a San Diego tech firm that allows the track and race series to get expanded information on the value they are driving for corporate partners.
Tech leaders, including Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, think Indianapolis would be a great location for Amazon's second headquarters. And, like other cities in the running, it has some strengths and weaknesses.