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Welcome February ’20 New Members

A warm welcome to our seven new MassTLC member companies! Our new members represent a diverse range of industries including cybersecurity, technology media, retail and more! Read on to learn more about the work they do. 

We’re so excited to have you all on board!


International Data Group

International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) is the world’s leading technology media, events and research company. IDG Communications’ premium brands, including CIO®, Computerworld®, CSO®, PCWorld®, and Macworld®, engage the most powerful audience of technology buyers providing essential guidance on the evolving technology landscape. Our global data intelligence platform activates purchasing intent, powering our clients’ success.

IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in more than 110 countries.


Since 2011, Mbadika has assisted over 2,000 youth around the world to realize their potential and unleash their inner innovator and entrepreneur. Currently based in Boston, USA and Cape Town, South Africa, Mbadika is fostering youth-driven innovation and entrepreneurship around the world by providing opportunities to allow for such activities to flourish.


UK Department for International Trade

The Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export, drives inward and outward investment, negotiates market access and trade deals, and champions free trade. They are an international economic department, responsible for bringing together policy, promotion and financial expertise to break down barriers to trade and investment, and help businesses succeed.


XR Terra

XR Terra was founded in 2019 in response to the growing need for a structured, outcome-focused training program to educate aspiring XR professionals. They are a team of XR experts, edtech and worktech professionals and passionate entrepreneurs that believe in creating impactful learning models for the digital world. XR Terra is on a mission to empower the next generation of XR talent through innovative programs and partnerships. 


J.Jill is a retail company based in Quincy, MA United States. J.Jill is a national omnichannel retailer of women’s clothing, accessories and footwear. They are committed to providing friendly, guiding service wherever you choose to shop: at their more than 280 stores, online or through their catalog.


As a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, Sophos protects nearly 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs – a global threat intelligence and data science team – Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints (laptops, servers and mobile devices) and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques, including automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.



Sayers is an Information Technology service best known for its ability to solve business challenges with IT solutions. They have become a leader across a variety of areas, including cloud, storage, virtualization, security and mobility and networking, providing clients with expertise and insight unmatched by its peers in the industry.

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