Idaho Business Out Loud Interviews

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Oct 9, 2019

Idaho Business Out Loud interview: Peter Smith, co-founder of Smith + Malek

Peter Smith, co-founder of Idaho law firm Smith + Malek, is a data privacy expert who got interested in the field in 2013 as news was breaking about the federal government's unprecedented domestic surveillance. Edward Snowden, a U.S. government contractor, had leaked the story to the media, revealing that the National Security Agency was collecting reams of information on citizens' private com[...]

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Sep 4, 2019

Idaho Business Out Loud interview: Matt Gilkerson, Trailhead Boise, program manager

[caption id="attachment_230459" align="alignleft" width="200"] Matthew Gilkerson[/caption] Four years ago, a unique coworking space opened at 8th Street and 500 South in downtown Boise. Today, Trailhead is a hub for startups, entrepreneurs, freelancers and remote employees looking for community, camaraderie and collaboration. Matt Gilkerson, Trailhead program manager, recently sat down wi[...]

Aug 14, 2019

Idaho Business Out Loud interview: Tom Mortell, Hawley Troxell partner, health care law practice chair

Tom Mortell, head of Hawley Troxell’s health law group, has represented Idaho hospitals for over 20 years with a particular focus on rural areas. He calls rural hospitals "the backbones of their communities," noting that they are often the town's largest employer. Many of Idaho's rural areas still lack access to good care, and incentivizing physicians to come to a small town is always [...]