Linda Peyton is currently the Senior Engineering Director for the Government Systems Navigation Products Engineering directorate at Collins Aerospace. She is also a technical fellow with a broad depth of knowledge in navigation and security engineering. Within the Navigation engineering directorate, she is responsible for leading engineers in the development of
Spend a few good minutes with Annette Dunn, Chief Information Officer for the State of Iowa. Annette focuses on the importance of data protection and cybersecurity within state agency networks, as well as the need for broadband across the state, and elevating the customer-centric user experience.
Spend a few good minutes with Matt Koch, Senior Electrical Engineer for Sukup Manufacturing. Matt discusses the ins and outs of Sukup Manufacturing and how technology has helped Sukup expand its reach to customers and clients in a short amount of time.
Spend a few good minutes with Senator Charles Grassley. Senator Grassley, the "Technology Senator" from the great state of Iowa, discusses how he uses technology to regularly communicate with fellow senators, the CARES Act, rural broadband, and telehealth improvements during recent times.
Spend a few good minutes with Michael Ott, Chief Executive Officer of Rantizo, a drone-spraying company headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa. Michael discusses the autonomous drone process at Rantizo and the exciting time for drone automation in agriculture and sanitation.
Spend a few good minutes with Jim Alcombright, Executive IT Leader, Digital & Enterprise Platforms at Corteva Agriscience, an agricultural chemistry company. Jim delves into the need for digital capabilities in a matter of days within Corteva which has positively impacted the farming process.
Spend a few good minutes with Jim Sherlock, Director, Information Security & Technology Implementation at Pearson, the world’s largest learning company. Jim discusses developing new rules quickly, technology implementation, and customer satisfaction for schools across Iowa.
Spend a few good minutes with Luke Tingley, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, at Hy-Vee, a Midwest-based supermarket chain. Luke discusses the immense transitions to utilizing digital technologies more regularly for front-line staff, the supply chain, and e-commerce changes.
Spend a few good minutes with Laura Smith, CIO for UnityPoint Health, a network of hospitals, clinics, and home care services in Iowa. Laura discusses the way UnityPoint Health has adapted to virtual and digital technologies in recent weeks and what the future of UnityPoint looks like.
How is U.S. Cellular preparing for the eventual rollout of 5G? At U.S. Cellular, we aim to be a trusted technology partner for our business and government customers, and help improve all of the communities we serve. With that in mind, we are very excited to be bringing 5G to several
The UI/UX Track is new to the 2019 Iowa Technology Summit. What are you most looking forward to? As companies are making the shift toward being more focused on human-centered design, I’m really looking forward to the meaningful dialogs that will occur at the summit around this topic. Today’s customers have
Beau Gibbs is a sales director at V-Soft Consulting. He recently moved back to Iowa after spending several years in Colorado and Canada. Below, Beau discusses the benefits of moving his career and family back to Iowa. Why did you leave Iowa? After UNI I played football up in Canada, in Calgary.
Q&A with Matt Sampson, U.S. Cellular Director of Business Sales for Iowa and Nebraska Q. What emerging technologies is U.S. Cellular currently exploring (Machine learning/AI, blockchain, autonomous vehicles, etc.)? We want to ensure that businesses of all sizes and functions – no matter where they are located – have access to the
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