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October 29, 2013

Jay Larsen: Hackborn was right: Idaho innovators create great ideas for the next generation

Members of the Idaho Technology Council knew they had a winner in their new relationship with the Idaho Innovation Awards in 2010 when the brilliant Dick Hackborn, co-architect and builder of Hewlett-Packard’s innovative workforce launched in Boise in the late 1970s, stepped to the podium to become one of the inaugural inductees into the Idaho Technology Hall of Fame. What excited him, Hackborn said, wasn’t just the celebration of HP’s powerful influence on the development of the Idaho technology ecosystem: What he marveled at were the great ideas arrayed in front of the Idaho tech community from the Idaho Innovation Awards finalists.

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