Tech Alpharetta Appoints Six New Members to Strategic Board

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024

Tech Alpharetta, the nonprofit organization helping the City of Alpharetta lead in innovation, announces the appointment of six new members to its Strategic Board of Directors. Tech Alpharetta’s Board is comprised of the area’s leading senior executives and is focused on conceptualizing and guiding strategies for growing the Alpharetta technology ecosystem.

Tech Alpharetta’s Board features local c-suite, senior executives, city leaders and community partners. The newest Board members include:

  • Sunita Arora, Chief Operating Officer, Medicus IT

  • Brad Chason, Senior Vice President of Information Technology, Jackson Healthcare

  • Avi Malhotra, Executive at Business Transformation Office for Digital & Analytics, Cox Communications

  • Kevan Williamson, Chief Technology Officer, Georgia’s Own Credit Union

  • Afshean Talasaz, SVP, OE&I (Optimization, Efficiency & Innovation) and Chief Technology & Data Officer, Colonial Pipeline

  • Brian Will, CEO of Brian Will Media and Alpharetta City Councilman, Post 2

“We are thrilled to welcome six driven and talented leaders to our Strategic Board,” says Karen Cashion, President and CEO of Tech Alpharetta. “These leaders lay the foundation for our continued success, propelling the growth of technology and innovation in Alpharetta. 

Since its establishment in 2012, Tech Alpharetta and its Board have advised the city of Alpharetta on tech infrastructure and have helped to build Alpharetta’s thriving ecosystem. The Board’s recommendations led to the launch of Tech Alpharetta’s Innovation Center and many other notable accomplishments. 

For more information about Tech Alpharetta and its Innovation Center, visit