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Alumnus discusses work in tech sector

April 01, 2010

Ken Westin B.A. ’99 discusses the nature of Portland’s tech community and his work in the increasingly critical field of data security in a recent interview for IdeaMensch.

Westin is the founder and CEO of ActiveTrack Inc., a leading innovator of security software for laptops, mobile phones, and portable storage devices. In the interview, Westin describes the significance of living in a community that blends creativity and technology.  

“Solving real world problems with technology to me is a creative exercise…I am more interested in strategy than procedure, looking out a few moves ahead of where technology is now to anticipate what challenges we will be able to solve in the future.”

Read the full interview online.

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