The following is an excerpt from a story about Wichita State University's Innovation Campus that appeared in the July 22 issue of The Wichita Eagle.
NetApp finds 'secret source' of IT talent in Wichita
Joel Reich says he knows what the future looks like, at least in part. It looks like this:
To change the world, and to make a business successful, technology people don’t have to live and work in Silicon Valley anymore, he said.
They can live here, in Wichita, where hundreds of NetApp employees live and work.
Reich, a senior vice president at NetApp, said most people would not think of Wichita as a destination for high-salaried tech workers.
But three years after NetApp bought a company here and got to know Wichita, that’s what they now think of this city.