Ben Coumerilh is co-founder of Goodland Tech, a workplace development company that has designed technical curricula with Northwest Kansas Technical College and developed a direct employment pipeline for graduates to work for leading companies that are focused on emerging technologies. Prior to founding Goodland Tech, Ben served as CIO of Northwest Kansas Technical College and then worked with USD 352, where he partnered with Apple to implement the nation’s first one-to-one iPad solution in local public schools.  Throughout his career, Ben has found ways to use technology to empower local and rural communities–and to develop long-term opportunities for people who want to change the world while remaining in their hometowns.