Photo contributed by Workiva Workiva, an international data compliance company with offices in Canada, Europe, Singapore and Hong Kong, is happy to call Ames, Iowa, home. In 2008, Workiva Inc. first formed as WebFilings, the brainchild of six entrepreneurs. That group of founders recognized how public companies were struggling to corral companywide data into a […]

Photo contributed by David Kingland As a longtime entrepreneur in finance and engineering, David Kingland believes innovation is the product of being flexible. “The key is to not only invent, but reinvent as technology and client needs change,” said Kingland, who is innovationIOWA’s 2019 innovationENTREPRENEUR of the Year. But first let’s look back. Kingland got […]

Dan Cosgrove, Vice President of Business Development for Corteva Agriscience, and Katherine Harrington, innovationIOWA Magazine sales manager, unveil the 2018 innovationIOWA Magazine cover on May 25. Our lovely magazine released issue No. 5 at the innovationIOWA Magazine unveiling! If you joined us at Corteva Agriscience – Agriculture Division of DowDuPont last Thursday, thank you for […]

At the start of 2017, chemical engineer Meredith Smith was frustrated by the statistics of workers in her industry. Women held 24 percent of all science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs, and only 14 percent of engineers are women, the U.S. Department of Commerce reports. Looking deeper, the National Science Foundation’s annual indicators report […]

By Kavilash Chawla, Partner and Kelly Dittmann, Managing Director Kavilash Chawla and Kelly Dittmann, both leaders at Baton Global, offer their insights on the digital transformation going on in the financial space. Chawla is a partner at Baton, while Dittman helps in business and strategy development and digital transformation. How do you personally define innovation? In business, […]