Kimm Harris

Contact

319-335-6472

Office

W206
Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Lecturer
Iowa Startup Games Organizer
Instructor, Venture School

Kimm Harris began working for the Cedar Rapids Branch of TLS and advanced through sales and marketing ranks to become head of one of CCH Computax’s largest processing centers within three years. Employee turned entrepreneur, Kimm acquired assets to start IPC of Iowa Inc. in 1993, a company that created software solutions for CPAs, accountants, attorneys and other business professionals. In addition to purchasing companies, she has been involved in start-ups and franchises.  Kimm’s interest in international business has included work in South America, Africa and Europe.  Her passion for entrepreneurship includes teaching entrepreneurship courses as well as, developing and facilitating programs for students and entrepreneurs including:  Idea Storm and Iowa Startup Games for undergraduate students each semester since 1996; Instructor, Venture School, Mandela Washington Fellows since 1995; Venture School International, Kenya, 2020 and European Innovation Academy, Portugal, 2018.  Kimm received both her undergraduate and MBA degrees from the University of Iowa.

Education 

MBA from University of Iowa, 2010
BGS in Communications, Counseling & English, University of Iowa, 1987