Weekly Debrief: Milwaukee’s tech ambitions are tied to its traditional industries

Apple PodcastsSpotifyAndrew Weiland and Arthur Thomas from BizTimes Media get together to discuss the news of the week and breakdown the latest BizTimes Milwaukee cover story. The piece, written by reporter Ashley Smart, takes a closer look at Milwaukee’s ambitions to be a tech hub in light of a growing number of layoffs at tech firms around the country. It also dives into how the city’s tech sector is less a single industry and more something that permeates throughout the region’s economy.

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Arthur covers banking and finance and the economy at BizTimes while also leading special projects as an associate editor. He also spent five years covering manufacturing at BizTimes. He previously was managing editor at The Waukesha Freeman. He is a graduate of Carroll University and did graduate coursework at Marquette. A native of southeastern Wisconsin, he is also a nationally certified gymnastics judge and enjoys golf on the weekends.