James Risley

James Risley

Writer
Built In
West Suburbs

Introduction

Writer for Built In. Always looking for my next favorite gadget or productivity app. Adopter of three-legged cats. I think Twitter is neat.

I'm up for

General networking
Meeting other founders
Sharing ideas

Interests

Cloud computing
Data visualization
Writing/Blogging

Expertise

Marketing & PR 1-3 years
Community Management Basic
Copywriting Intermediate
Public & Media Relations Intermediate
Search Engine Optimization Basic
Social Media Marketing & Strategy Basic

Companies

2016 - current
Writer

Other web profiles

Connections

Evan La Ruffa
Founder | Executive Director | Lead Curator | IPaintMyMind
Lindsay Saewitz
GM, Origin Ventures Network | Origin Ventures
Jess Waldeck
CEO Founder | Maven
Michelle Joseph
CEO & Founder | PeopleFoundry

my activity

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recent blog posts

James Risley
Small expenses can get out of hand quickly, and that’s even more true for business expenses. But many small businesses can’t afford the time to closely track employee expenses for errant charges to the company card.
03/20/2017
VIEWS: 1,143
James Risley
Each week, we bring you the top tech events happening around the city. This week, we have a startup search of aging-tech companies, the 2017 Midwest Women in Tech Conference and a panel on beefing up your resume. Check out our top picks below, then head over to the full calendar for all the events...
03/17/2017
VIEWS: 689
James Risley
The number of issues women working in the tech industry face is staggering. From unequal pay and uneven hiring to serious cases of harassment and discrimination and more — like Susan Fowler's recent revelations about working at Uber — there is a lot of work still to be done.
03/15/2017
VIEWS: 1,957
James Risley
The tech industry often targets its products toward younger users, but baby boomers are a huge population with plenty of opportunity for tech-powered disruption. Many Chicago startups are looking to fill in the gaps Silicon Valley is leaving behind with tech aimed at baby boomers. 55Places....
03/14/2017
VIEWS: 634
James Risley
Each week, we bring you the top tech events happening around Chicago. This week, we have panels on how to build cognitive bots and defend against ransomware, a discussion with tech’s women leaders and more. Check out our top picks below or head over to our events calendar for more events...
03/13/2017
VIEWS: 803

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