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4×4: Garmin International

Newsroom Back to List of Articles Get acquainted with KCTC member Garmin International and its STEM, Diversity and Recruitment Specialist, Kelly O’Connor.       ABOUT GARMIN INTERNATIONAL 1. Give us your organization’s quick origin story! Garmin was founded in 1989 by Gary Burrell and Min Kao. Garmin first set foot in the aviation industry with…

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Resources

Newsroom Back to List of Articles From blogs to webinars to everything in between, check out helpful cybersecurity resources from KC Tech Council member companies. Know of a resource that should be added? Please reach out here. Participate in the #AskFishtech Cybersecurity Awareness Month Executive Q&A All month long during October’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Fishtech…

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4×4: PREP-KC

Newsroom Back to List of Articles Get acquainted with KCTC member PREP-KC and its Director of Community & Industry Partnerships, Beth McCarthy. ABOUT PREP-KC 1. Give us your organization’s quick origin story! PREP-KC launched in 2006 to help fill the opportunity gap facing students attending the region’s urban schools. Over the past fifteen years, we’ve…

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4×4: 27Global

Newsroom Back to List of Articles Get acquainted with new KCTC member 27Global and its CEO, Steve Roatch. ABOUT 27GLOBAL 1. Give us your organization’s quick origin story! After 18 years at Accenture followed by a stint as COO for a small software company, I realized there was a market opportunity for high quality software engineering.…

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4×4: Mongo DB

Newsroom Back to List of Articles Get acquainted with new KCTC member MongoDB and its Enterprise Account Executive, Aj Kurtz. ABOUT MONGODB 1. Give us your organization’s quick origin story! In 2007, MongoDB’s founders had to manage 400k ads per second a company called DoubleClick. After Google acquired them, they launched their MongoDB database as…

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Tech For Teachers

Newsroom Back to List of Articles KC TECH COUNCIL LAUNCHES “TECH FOR TEACHERS”, REIMBURSEMENT FUND FOR CLASSROOM TECH TOOL The KC Tech Council has launched a fund to reimburse teachers for tech-related expenses they’ve personally made for their classrooms. Tech for Teachers will help alleviate that financial burden that many teachers face. The program invites…

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Women In STEM: Eunice Newton Foote

Newsroom Back to List of Articles The KC Tech Council, in partnership with Linda Hall Library, is proud to bring to you a series highlighting women in STEM throughout history. Eunice Newton Foote, 1819-1888 Eunice Newton Foote discovered carbon dioxide’s ability to absorb heat and theorized that if the Earth’s air filled with more CO2,…

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4×4: Genuen

Newsroom Back to List of Articles The KC Tech Council team is excited to release 4×4, a quick and easy way to get to know KCTC members! In honor of National Aviation Day, get acquainted with Genuen, LLC and its VP of Aerospace & Transportation, Troy Batson. ABOUT GENUEN, LLC 1. Give us your organization’s…

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Women In STEM: Rosalind Franklin & Ada Lovelace

Newsroom Back to List of Articles The KC Tech Council, in partnership with Linda Hall Library, is proud to release a brand new series highlighting women in STEM throughout history. Ada Lovelace, 1815-1852 The only child of poet Lord Byron and Lady Byron, Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace was a mathematician and writer, chiefly…

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KCTC Member Spotlight | PCs for People

Newsroom Back to List of Articles KCTC Member Spotlight | PCs for People June 14, 2021 What does PCs for People do? PCs for People provides companies, hospitals, governments, financial institutions, and others with NAID AAA-certified data destruction and e-waste recycling services. We then go to work refurbishing the equipment for low-income families, students, veterans…

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