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Alumnus discusses work in tech sector

April 01, 2010

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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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