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Next IT moving from downtown Spokane to Spokane Valley

Fred Brown, founder and CEO of Next IT. The company announced it is moving from downtown Spokane to Spokane Valley in fall 2015.  (Spokesman-Review file )
Fred Brown, founder and CEO of Next IT. The company announced it is moving from downtown Spokane to Spokane Valley in fall 2015. (Spokesman-Review file )

Next IT will move from the Paulsen Center in downtown Spokane to the Pinecroft Business Park in Spokane Valley later this year.

The technology company was founded in 2002 and employs 160 people.

Its new headquarters in Spokane Valley will be a single-tenant building at 12809 E. Mirabeau Parkway. The company will move in the fall, according to a news release. Its new space will be designed to encourage formal and informal employee collaboration, including huddle spaces, conference rooms and an open center space with bleacher seating.

“We see this move as a credit to Spokane’s tech industry growth,” founder and CEO Fred Brown said in the release.

Next IT specializes in virtual assistant technology. The company developed the “Ask Jenn” function of the Alaska Airlines website, as well as the “Ask Sgt. Star” virtual guide for the U.S. Army. The company launched a virtual assistant for health care applications in 2013.

 

 

 




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