Little Rock Soirée • Women To Watch 2019
Kim Lane
women to watch 2019

Kim Lane

Founder, Kim Lane Co.

Chief Executive Officer, The Conductor

I’m the CEO of the Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie that provides entrepreneurial support through mentorship, programming, access to capital, maker training and rapid prototyping in a free-of-charge makerspace. I'm the founder of Kim Lane Co., where I serve as a Regional Representative for the Kauffman Foundation, managing 30-plus chapters of an entrepreneurial program in a 5-state region of the U.S., and provide thought leadership as a consultant for Facebook, Inc., supporting a new program designed to connect collegiate talent with high-paid internships.I also serve as a Senior Advisor for the Global Entrepreneurship Network supporting entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world. I’ve served as a U.S. Delegate to the Global Entrepreneurship Congresses in Johannesburg, South Africa (2017); Istanbul, Turkey (2018); and Manama, Bahrain (2019).

Kim Lane

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Kim Lane

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Little Rock

First thing I do at the office

Check my calendar and plan for the day

Best coffee in town

French press at home

Binge watch

"The Office"

Last good read

"The Go-Giver" by Bob Burg and John David Mann‎

Podcast recommendation


Best recent local discovery

Rabbit Ridge Farms

Latest splurge

A flatbed of roses and ferns from Home Depot


Hosting dinner parties for our friends and family with food from our garden, morning walks with my husband and our Great Pyrenees Oakley

Most-used app

Nike Run Club or Evernote


Kim is just one woman to watch in 2019


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