Read Executive Director Kathleen Gallagher's BizTimes Milwaukee columns at this link.
Check out the How Did You Do That? show to hear Executive Director Kathleen Gallagher and co-host Tim Keane, director of Golden Angels Investors, interview outstanding Wisconsin entrepreneurs about how and why they achieved their success. The program airs on WUWM's Lake Effect show and is available as a podcast in the iTunes store and other outlets.
January 16, 2019 — Executive Director Kathleen Gallagher was quoted in an Xconomy Wisconsin article about the number of exits in the state over the last five years.
July 18, 2018 -- With Northwestern Mutual and the city of Milwaukee, the Institute announced funding for Young Enterprising Society. YES is launching a new program called The Blueprint that provides entrepreneurial and technology training for promising urban Milwaukee startups in the areas of technology, eCommerce and advanced manufacturing. Here's a link to the BizTimes story. Here's a link to the Milwaukee Business Journal story.
June 7, 2018 -- USA Today Network-Wisconsin published a column by Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach, Outagamie County Executive Thomas Nelson and Executive Director Kathleen Gallagher about the need for IT professionals to volunteer to help Northeast Wisconsin teachers learn to teach computer science.
May 31, 2018 -- Executive Director Kathleen Gallagher was a panelist at "Transforming the Wisconsin Economy: Fueling Job Growth With Software Skills," an event organized by RealClear Politics and software.org/BSA Foundation. The keynote speaker for the event was Sen. Ron Johnson.
May, 2018 -- Executive Director Kathleen Gallagher was named to the Board of Directors of StartingBlock Madison, a co-working and entrepreneurial space with extensive networking and programming opportunities.
May 11, 2018 -- Executive Director Kathleen Gallagher spoke to the Elm Grove Kiwanis Club about the way technologies like artificial intelligence and cloud computing are changing our economic and industrial landscape.
January 25, 2018 -- Executive Director Kathleen Gallagher moderated a panel about the future of healthcare at the Defining Markets Conference. The conference is organized by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Investment Certificate Management Program.
January 22, 2018 -- Executive Director Kathleen Gallagher was named by Chancellor Rebecca Blank to a Computer Science Work Group charged with assessing options to enhance computing education and research at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
October 19, 2017 -- Executive Director Kathleen Gallagher was a panelist at the PDS Connect conference. Others on the "Tech Talk" panel were: David Cagigal, Chief Information Officer, state of Wisconsin; Martha Grey, J.W. Kieckhefer Professor, Harvard-MIT; Joseph Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, Reflexion Health Inc.
September 6, 2017 -- Executive Director Kathleen Gallagher moderated the "Big Data, Big Opportunity Panel" at the OnRamp Manufacturing conference. Panelists were Craig Dickman, CEO & Chief Innovation Officer, Breakthrough Fuel and Tom O'Reilly, VP of Global Business Development, Rockwell Automation.
August 14, 2017 -- Executive Director Kathleen Gallagher talked with Washington Post reporter Danielle Paquette about reactions to Foxconn coming to Wisconsin.