Kimm Harris




Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Director of Undergraduate Studies Lecturer

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:  IdeaStorm and Iowa Startup Games for undergraduate students each semester since 2015; Instructor, Venture School, Mandela Washington Fellows since 2016; Venture School International, Kenya, 2020 and European Innovation Academy, Portugal, 2018.  Kimm received both her undergraduate and MBA degrees from the University of Iowa.


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