Kim Conway
Staff Writer at Built In

Kim Conway is a staff writer for the Brand Studio at Built In. After earning a Bachelor of Arts in English Writing from Illinois Wesleyan University, she went on to write and edit a variety of entertainment, art and lifestyle content for both digital and print publications. Prior to joining the Built In team, Conway committed to her curiosity and completed Code Like a Girl’s Foundations of Web Development course where she learned HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

As a co-founder of Brand Studio’s Fun Club, Conway believes work can—and should—be fun. She is dedicated to fostering community, culture and space for recognition within her department. Her favorite industry topics to cover include women in tech, healthcare technology and company culture.

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For these Chicago-based engineers, seeking out user feedback early on unlocks a still-developing feature’s full potential.
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Contrary to what one might think a job in the cannabis industry entails, the passionate tech team at Green Thumb Industries touches more lives than they do plants.
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In the presence of collaborative, supportive teams, these five local leaders are making an impact on the development and lifecycle of their products.
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Whether diving into data lakehouses or doubling the size of their teams, these fintech leaders are thinking deeply about how to expand resources and care for their engineering teams during periods of rapid growth.
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Between the implementation of a translation device in plant locations to benefits that reflect and adapt to the needs of employees, Home Chef is taking a holistic approach to supporting team members.
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By tapping into common emotions and experiences, these seven local leaders are leaving a lasting impression on women — both in their companies and the surrounding tech industry.
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With thoughtfully crafted messages and data-driven solutions, these sales leaders stand out against their competitors.
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Rather than confining employees to a traditional work structure, this local fintech company is focusing on freelancers as the future of their workforce.
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From healthtech to IT, operations leaders are at the helm of company-wide goal implementation.
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Job candidates are put in a place of vulnerability — here’s how companies can meet them there.
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Perfecting a process calls for planning ahead — especially when it comes to data.
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The trick to seeing through a challenge? Charge ahead with change by using cheese — metaphorically speaking.