SESLOC Spotlight highlights local organizations that make the Central Coast the best place to live.
Softec is a Central Coast-based nonprofit software and technology association. Board member Bob Dumouchel explains how this organization supports local innovation by creating networking and educational opportunities:
Serving the Central Coast since: 1996
How many employees? 0
How many volunteers? 15+
What’s your mission? Creating Softec Moments where people in the tech business community connect.
What’s unique about Softec? Our mission is to connect smart people to other smart people and help them bring innovation to technology. For over 20 years, Softec has been the Central Coast’s premier software and technology association. With over 2,000 members, Softec creates and promotes technology-themed events for enthusiasts of all ages to connect, network, educate and learn. Our mission has been constant throughout the years: Help align local businesses, individuals, and educational resources in our community to produce a thriving hub of innovation on the Central Coast. When connections happen, sparks are ignited and ideas flow freely, we call those ‘Softec Moments’.
What do you attribute to your success? Our Board of Directors, Ambassadors, Sponsors, and other supporters. We believe that the connections between smart people create value in our community.
What advice would you give someone interested in supporting your mission? Please attend one of our events and meet the movers and shakers of the tech business community. Meet your future business partners and extend your personal network. Softec also could not exist without support from our sponsors. They truly make it possible to do what we do and we would like to thank all of them. If you like what we do believe in the value we deliver to the community please consider becoming a sponsor and make a difference in our local community. Please visit the sponsor section of our website to see all the businesses and individuals that believe in and sponsor our activities.