The two newest members of the Arizona Technology Council staff bring qualifications expected to benefit the group and its members.
Bianca Buliga has been named director of marketing and communications while Darryle Emerson is the new director of programs and events.
A marketing professional with experience in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors, Buliga joins the Council after serving as marketing communications lead at Proctorio. She previously worked as the senior marketing manager at SEED SPOT.
Buliga also has engaged in consulting projects for IBM and the Peruvian government. In addition, she interned at the Arizona House of Representatives and U.S. Embassy in Bucharest, Romania.
She was an awardee of the Mandela Washington Reciprocal Exchange program and traveled to the African island of Mauritius to run entrepreneurship programming for 15 impact-driven ecopreneurs on behalf of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Emerson is a meeting planner with experience in events and association management. He most recently was director of events at the Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association.
Emerson specializes in working with nonprofit associations and has executed successful gatherings that range from small meetings to culinary festivals and galas. His experience as a concierge at various five diamond resorts in the Valley of the Sun instilled a passion for excellence in customer service and hospitality that he brings to each event.