Anderson Chen
Staff Writer at Built In

Anderson Chen is a Built In staff writer covering tech companies for Brand Studio. He has been working as a content writer and journalist since 2018. Chen has a degree in molecular environmental biology from the University of California-Berkeley as well as a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University. 

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In 2017, Inspirant Group’s three co-founders came together to start the business. Six years later, as the company embarks on a new chapter, it’s their complementary leadership that’s made it all possible.
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Surcharging in the U.S. is a relatively unknown concept, one that could be invaluable for small businesses. CardX is looking to change that.
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At Boingo Wireless, new hires are supported from day one with a robust onboarding process.
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From its origins to its people and products, the green tech company is tackling climate change with a unifying platform and vision.
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Boingo’s veteran employee resource group is dedicated to awareness and support.
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Insurance is an aging industry ripe for digital innovation. At CNA, APIs and data-backed analytics are paving the way for a booming insurtech field.
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Data science is one of the most in-demand jobs in tech. Built In Chicago sat down with three companies for the projects and culture that keep their data teams engaged and growing.
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Transportation logistics is complex, involving many moving parts and people. To modernize the process necessitates a collaborative workforce with a unified vision of cutting-edge success.
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The healthcare industry is rife with stories of troubling experiences. As a champion for the health of older adults, the team at Oak Street Health is rewriting the narrative.
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With clear hiring goals and innovative products, Black Spectacles and Origami Risk have skyscraping plans for growth.
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Data scientists are essential support for their companies. In turn, these Chicago companies are supporting them with proper tools, intellectual challenge and a clear mission.
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Return-to-office work policies are gaining traction, but some companies are doubling down and letting their employees decide the most optimal ways to work.