Esp 048 Technology Council Names Lisa Roberts Executive Director

Join us as we talk with Lisa Roberts, the newly named executive director of the technology council,FlagshipKansas.tech, about what a positive story, technology in Kansas. With Lisa onboard the world will now discovery what a great opportunity exists in Kansas for all sorts of technology companies. 

FlagshipKansas.tech is a statewide technology nonprofit, designed to grow the tech workforce, cultivate educational programs, and more importantly, raise awareness of the rapidly growing tech industry in Kansas.  

Nine Wichita-area businesses have teamed up to create FlagshipKansas.Tech, a technology council focused on cultivating programs that help grow technology companies in Kansas and building a road map for a successful technology-forward future.. That includes creating a plan to retain and recruit young talent to the Sunflower State.

Cities look to technology-based companies to create a sustainable economy and attract talented residents. With high-paying jobs, exciting career advancement opportunities, and indulgent benefits, tech companies usually have no problem attracting the best talent in the industry.

According to its website, “FlagshipKansas.Tech is a non-profit organization that brings together Kansas technology companies to shine a light on the depth of skill, ingenuity, and innovation running in our cities and communities. Together, we can unlock career potentials and grow technology talent in Kansas.”  

The board contains technology leaders from nine Wichita-based technology companies, including Flint Hills Group, NetApp, Cornerstone Data Inc., High Touch Technologies, the Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas, KeyCentrix, LLC, Callcap, CURO Financial Technologies, and PK Technologies.

Fostering the growing tech community in kansas and cultivating tech talent is beneficial for all businesses involved. 

FlagshipKansas.Tech is affiliated with the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA). Through this affiliation, FlagshipKansas.Tech gains the opportunity to work with national tech council leaders to efficiently grow the organization and make a difference.   This is a great story and one well worth your time. 

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