Category Archives: Technology

Spencer Behrend and KiBand

In the cutest episode of Marriott MBA Today yet, Spencer Behrend, Founder and CEO of LiLife Tech, joins us to discuss his KiBand, a piece of wearable technology that helps keep kids safe. For more information about the KiBand and … Continue reading

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Silicon Slopes: Utah’s Technology Center

MMT Reporter Scott Gardner takes us on an in-depth look at technology companies in Utah and the emergence of Silicon Slopes, the Silicon Valley of the Mountain West. Featured companies include Scan, Pelion, and others who have contributed to the … Continue reading

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BYU Innovation: Carbon Capture Technology

BYU Professor, Dr. Larry Baxter, has developed an exciting new process which could mitigate the negative impact of fossil fuels on climate change. See how ideas and companies started at BYU are working to improve the world we live in.

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Cowboy Kolaches, a BYU start-up having “sweet” success in business competitions & in the marketplace

BYU MBA student Derek Johnson has figured out a way to mass produce kolaches, speeding the process up 50x. Derek founded his company Cowboy Kolaches and partnered with another BYU MBA, John Christensen, to win more than $60K in several … Continue reading

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MBA Tech Society visits Qualtrics, Adobe, Symantec, and Domo

Russ Lyman joins Kade Scoresby to discuss the BYU MBA Tech Society and their recent “Utah Tech Trek” to companies like Qualtrics, Adobe, Symantec, and Domo. Russ shares some key take aways and highlights.

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Storeeze.com, BYU MBA Nick Perry’s Start-up

Marriott MBA Today sat down with Storeeze.com founder Nick Perry, who is studying entrepreneurship and graduates with his MBA in April. Learn how Nick and his team identified a pain, created a solution, and then validated their idea with real … Continue reading

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LinkedIn How-to with Derek Pando: See how LinkedIn can help you get a job!

LinkedIn helped get Derek a job without him ever meeting his boss! Become a LinkedIn guru! Are you getting the MOST out of your LinkedIn experience? Find out how!

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Meet Your TA: Jeremy Averett

TA’s help not only professors, but students as well. However, they are often mysterious figures in the background. Get to know Jeremy Averett, FIN401 TA, as he shares a little about himself, his work experience, and how an MBA will … Continue reading

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Twitter IPO: Great Opportunity or Buyer Beware?

Finance Professor Jim Brau provides insight on the upcoming Twitter initial public offering (IPO).

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IPO 101 with Professor Jim Brau

Finance Professor Jim Brau shares insight on the initial public offering (IPO) process. Join us and learn from Professor Brau how terms like “red herring” or “road show” relate to the IPO process.

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