Watch New Mexico Rise: A Conversation with Peter Ambs, CIO, Albuquerque

How do you implement twenty years’ worth of innovative technology in record time? Start with a Mayor that has the innovative vision and drive to upgrade years’ worth of obsolete, archaic business systems and processes while simultaneously creating an innovative, entrepreneurial ecosystem that spurs community economic development. Shortly after taking office, Mayor Richard Berry ofContinue reading “Watch New Mexico Rise: A Conversation with Peter Ambs, CIO, Albuquerque”

Andre Moore: How an Injured Veteran is Using Kickstarter to Fuel a Dream

When deployment orders to Kuwait came in 2002, Moore was excited to serve his country. The young medic was with his unit conducting a maneuver exercise in an APC 557 when the vehicle hit a downed tree. Medical cases secured inside the vehicle jarred loose and hit Moore in his back, causing his spine to shift.

Katie Szczepaniak Rice: Watch New Mexico Rise

Katie Szczepaniak Rice   The first time I met Katie Szczepaniak Rice, I was more than a little intimidated. She is trained as an engineer – a graduate of MIT with an MBA from the University of Chicago, no less – and is head of the New Mexico office of one of the largest venture capital firms withContinue reading “Katie Szczepaniak Rice: Watch New Mexico Rise”

Jessica Eaves Mathews: Watch New Mexico Rise

Jessica Eaves Mathews     Of all the individuals, organizations and companies inspiring us to watch New Mexico rise, Jessica Eaves Mathews – who actually coined the phrase and hashtag #watchNMrise – is right up at the top. I first met Jessica at the Santa Fe Business Incubator for the launch of New Mexico’s first Startup Weekend. It was aContinue reading “Jessica Eaves Mathews: Watch New Mexico Rise”

Travis Kellerman: Watch New Mexico Rise

Having cut his “startup” teeth previously with a successful young team before launching into his own startup, Travis comes to the startup world with a deeper level of understanding and experience than many of his peers.