"To have that kind of movement where people can be more aware that Eugene is a real hub for tech companies only benefits us as we're growing," said Marci Hansen, marketing officer with Sheer ID.
Hansen said future college grads should pay attention. She has two jobs to fill.
"Silicon Shire is a really good first step to try to reach those needs," she said.
Tom Adams from KVAL News profiled the Silicon Shire for a story set to air Monday, February 11, on KVAL News at 6.