Monthly Archives: November 2018

CBJ Q&A: Lori Sundberg

Lori Sundberg has rolled up her sleeves and dug in since becoming Kirkwood Community College’s fifth president on July 31, after an eight-year tenure at the helm of her alma mater, Carl Sandburg College.

IC inventor takes chance on water-borne drone

If genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration, inventor Michael Simon is in the sweaty throes of bringing his idea for clearing debris from the nation’s waterways to fruition.

The Death of Privacy: The uneasy future of data privacy

Forces are converging in the data privacy space that will yield a more protected and regulated business environment – all of which will add to the cost of doing business.

Continuity the goal as VenuWorks takes over CR promotion

The abrupt closure of GO Cedar Rapids, swamped with debt from the newbo evolve festival, has created a game of catch-up for VenuWorks, the local company hired to fill the visitor promotion gap.

Meet 2018’s C-Suite Awards honorees

The C-Suite Awards luncheon was a celebration of leadership, as each of the five winners discussed the strong team members who back them up, the family and friends who guided them, and advice that has shaped their careers.

Real Success with Nate Kaeding: Xavier Romano

Former pro athlete and Corridor entrepreneur Nate Kaeding sits down with Xavier Romano, executive director of Sigma Lambda Beta Fraternity, in the latest edition of the CBJ’s monthly Q&A feature, Real Success with Nate Kaeding.

CRST’s new ‘sister company’ embraces converged security

The line between cybersecurity and physical security is thinning, and could eventually become irrelevant.

Veteran-owned manufacturer builds on customer focus

At 73, Vietnam War-era Marine Corps veteran Robb Ridgway is still the driving force behind the company he founded 36 years ago, and excited about the next steps ahead.

KCTC fiber build-out progresses in Washington

Fiber telecommunications lines are popping up in Washington as Kalona Cooperative Technology Co. continues a multi-million dollar expansion of its high-speed network.

Alliant subsidiary acquires Hybrid Transit Systems

The two Corridor logistics companies have joined forc­es in what leaders describe as a win-win that will offer shipping clients more seamless, customizable supply chain solutions.

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