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Des Moines, Iowa




Hey there, you found Geoff.

Connector and Entrepreneur. Growing the Iowa tech/startup community with Gravitate and Clay & Milk. Cyclone fan. Kelley MBA. Knows the difference between CST & CDT.

Proudly based in Des Moines.


Current work


A coworking community for entrepreneurs, freelancers, remote workers in downtown Des Moines.

The Pull

A curated digest of the top Iowa innovation news delivered to your inbox each Wednesday.

Clay & Milk

An online news publication that focuses on the companies, community, culture, people and policy that make up the Iowa innovation ecosystem.


Past work

COO at Startup Genome, COO at Silicon Prairie News, 10 years of consulting with city and county governments on technology modernization projects.



MBA, 2009
Kelley School of Business, Indiana University; Indianapolis, Indiana

B.Sc. Community and Regional Planning, 2000
College of Design, Iowa State University; Ames, Iowa


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