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Congrats, Kurt Schmidt!

By
Carolyn Jensen
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January 21, 2018

We're excited to announce the promotion of Kurt Schmidt to the role of President within the company! Having held the Director of Strategy role at Foundry for the past year, Schmidt’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge has already made him an integral part of the Foundry crew. The promotion of Schmidt to the role of President will further Foundry’s ongoing evolution as an agency and its continued dedication to the Minneapolis/St. Paul community.

"I couldn’t be more excited to take on this new role. At Foundry, we design and build beautiful digital products that help businesses grow. Now more than ever, the accessible, user-friendly, and secure delivery of apps and data is a strategic imperative for organizations of all sizes. And every day, the amazing team at Foundry works with businesses of all sizes to achieve their goals. I am honored to be part of such a passionate and innovative team at Foundry." — Kurt Schmidt, President of Foundry

Kurt has a strong history of success with over twenty years of software industry experience. He joined Foundry after more than six years of delivery and strategic leadership at The Nerdery where he helped the company grow across multiple offices and verticals. In his new position, Schmidt will lead product strategy, prioritization, and execution to both expand and accelerate Foundry's delivery of innovative user experience design and custom software development solutions.

"Kurt is an invaluable member of Foundry. Not only is he the face of Foundry for many people, but he provides a tremendous amount of direction and advice gleaned from decades of experience. A year ago we were thrilled that he was willing to join our ragtag band of misfits and today we’re thrilled he’s willing to lead it." — Robert Nelson, Co-Founder & COO of Foundry
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Carolyn Jensen

Director of Communications

A veritable communications swiss army knife, Carolyn directs our social media efforts, sponsorship initiatives, and overall partnership outreach. When she's not making the world aware of Foundry, you can find Carolyn almost everywhere else: from the boardwalk of Brighton Pier, to the foot of Burj Khalifa, to that really awesome party at the brand new event space in Minneapolis.

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