Carrboro, North Carolina, is located near Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina, and it is part of the larger Research Triangle Park region. This area is widely-noted for rapid growth of high-technology focused firms, and for being home to several excellent universities, including Duke and NC State. The vibrancy in the area make it a great place to live, and Carrboro is also known for being a cultural hub full of award-winning restaurants and a vivid scene of music, theatre, and art.
Santa Fe is the fourth-largest city and the commercial and cultural heart of the New Mexico. Since 1943, the city has had a strong association with science and technology, and it serves as a gateway Los Alamos National Laboratory;, Sandia National Laboratories; the Santa Fe Institute for physical, biological, economic, and political sciences; and the National Center for Genome Resources (NCGR). The area also boasts crisp and temperate temperatures across all seasons, scenic views of the Santa Fe Mountains, a vibrant and growing economy, the nation’s second largest arts market, and a growing center for clean, renewable energies.
Lyon, France is home to Kitware SAS, established in 2010. It's the second-largest metropolitan area in France after Paris and is the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region. Lyon is known as a major center for industries relating to chemical research, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and software development. The region features more than 20 museums, a lively shopping district, and opportunities for excursions (the nearby vineyards make for a lovely afternoon trip, or so our French Kitwareans have told us).