Join us in welcoming McKaylyn Zwieg to Kipsu as a Market Development Representative. Prior to Kipsu, McKaylyn worked for another Minneapolis tech company as their Lead Research Analyst. Outside of work, you’ll find McKaylyn taking advantage of the Twin Cities’ foodie scene and enjoying time with her friends, family, and cats.
Join us in welcoming Kait Beaudette to our Engineering Team! Prior to Kipsu, Kait was a software engineer at another local startup called Kidizen. Outside of work, Kait enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids. In her mythical spare time, Kait also likes to read (she’s been known to have at least four books in progress at any given time) and will someday have the time and space again to weave a big cozy blanket. We’re so excited to have her a part of the Kipsu team and asked Kait to chat about her experience at Kipsu so far.
Join us in welcoming Brendon Viaene to Kipsu as a Market Development Representative. Before Kipsu, Brendon worked with Lyft’s corporate team in Minneapolis to engage and grow its driver community. Outside of work, you’ll find Brendon “on the slopes” skiing, biking, and taking random adventures with friends to pursue his passion for photography.
Join us in welcoming Kirsten Ruge to our Engineering Team! Prior to Kipsu, Kirsten graduated from Software Guild in 2016 and worked as an Automation Engineer and developer at RedBrick Health and a local golf club management company. Outside of work, Kirsten enjoys writing music and playing drums in local bands, competitive weightlifting, and cooking. She also loves every dog on the planet. We’re so excited to have her a part of the Kipsu team and asked Kirsten to chat about her experience at Kipsu so far.
Join us in welcoming Turner Sundby to Kipsu as a Market Development Representative. Prior to Kipsu, Turner was working for SAP Concur on their Market Development Team. Outside of work, you’ll find Turner golfing, playing basketball, and going to concerts in the Twin Cities. We sat down with Turner to get to know him a bit better.
Driving Change goes for a ride with Chris Smith CEO and Co-founder of Kipsu and talk about the path from venture capitalist to entrepreneur, staying patient, spending time with customers, and using the skill of storytelling.
Kipsuvians continue to be committed to volunteering at local organizations and being active as a team through soccer and kickball leaguesk.
Meet Connor Valenti, master of board games and politics nerd. Connor Valenti graduated from Macalester College with a major in Computer Science and minor in Political Science. He enjoys playing ultimate frisbee and volleyball and spending time with friends. Connor was a part of Kipsu’s first Rotation Program, and was placed on the Engineering Team after the program ended! Read more about Connor’s thoughts and reflections on the Rotation Program and Kipsu thus far.
Meet Rachel Hain, world traveler and lover of Costco. Rachel graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College with a double major in Communication Studies and Anthropology. She enjoys teaching gymnastics, going for runs, and good podcasts. Rachel was a part of Kipsu’s first Rotation Program, and was placed on the Customer Success Team after the program ended! Read more about Rachel’s thoughts and experience a part of the rotation program.
Join us in welcoming Kyle Ronning to our Engineering Team! Prior to Kipsu, Kyle was involved in a couple early stage start ups as well as being a “solopreneur” building custom web applications. Outside of work, Kyle enjoys coaching hockey, playing golf and tennis, and nerding out on personal finance. We’re thrilled to have him join the Kipsu team and asked Kyle to share his thoughts on Kipsu so far.