Husch Blackwell’s Jeff Simon, Nathan Oleen and Ed Wilson have been named to the 2018 Kansas City Techweek 100. Techweek is an annual event bringing together entrepreneurs, visionaries, and thought leaders in an effort to build a better world through tech entrepreneurship. During Techweek Kansas City, national industry leaders speaking on a variety of subjects including venture capital, virtual reality and augmented reality, IoT/smart cities and crypto currency/blockchain. TechWeek Kansas City also brings together educational and networking opportunities, speaker panels, interactive workshops, a hiring fair, nationally recognized keynote speakers and an expanded expo with over 100 booths. Techweek organizers said the Techweek100 list is a “celebration of fast-growing companies, prominent investors, key enablers of the digital ecosystem, creators of new technologies, and other innovators that make important contributions to their field.”
The Techweek 100 list recognizes leaders who significantly contribute to the business and technology landscape in Kansas City. Jeff Simon was named an Ambassador, considered to be “founders, influencers, and prominent voices who act as positive representatives for the tech community.” Nathan Oleen and Ed Wilson were named Cultivators, representatives of “organizations that support and enable the tech ecosystem.” Techweek Kansas City 2018 is scheduled for October 8-12.