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  • For Koch employees, transformation means more than just improving products and processes—it means continually improving themselves. The key to fulfillment is simple: Pursuing your dreams while helping others find theirs, no matter what obstacles—mental or physical—might stand in the way.

    Meet the women leading the future of science and engineering at Koch

    If Dawn Wurst had listened to a well-meaning teacher in high school who told her she shouldn't pursue a career in engineering because of her difficulty with math, her future might have looked very different. "But because of my perso...

  • “If you are passionate about innovation, willing to bet on and reinvest in yourself and you can bring competitively-advantage skills to an entrepreneurial work environment, Koch's a great place to have a multi-faceted career and fuel your continuous self-transformation.” - Askia Ahmad, IT director at Flint Hills Resources

    The advantages of working for a business with purpose

    Now more than ever, people want companies to stand for something. Askia Ahmad, an IT director at Flint Hills Resources, has noticed that sentiment more and more while meeting with prospective employees and current college students.

  • In a recent article from the New York Post, Steve Feilmeier, our chief financial officer, discussed how we're investing in small tech firms to disrupt our own businesses ... for the better. Check it out here.

    Charles Koch quietly investing over $15B in small tech firms

    Charles Koch is taking tech by inches. Kansas-based Koch Industries - the conglomerate led by the libertarian 83-year-old billionaire whose support for the Americans for Prosperity Foundation helped to reshape the Republican Party - isn't exactly a textbook Silicon Valley backer.

  • Throughout the fall, our college recruiting teams work hard visiting their alma maters to recruit top talent! Pictured here is the Oklahoma State University recruiting team. (Go Pokes!) Learn more about our internship program here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQr3B

  • Entrepreneur or intrapreneur – which are you? Check out our most recent Q&A with Askia Ahmad, an IT director for Flint Hills Resources. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQrFC

    Q&A: What is an intrapreneur? Driving positive change for all from within

    For Askia Ahmad, doing right for others is the same as doing right for himself. It's the essence of being an intrapreneur-aligning internal talents with external needs. As an IT director at Flint Hills Resources, he leads the company's commercial technology organization with the vision to deliver transformative business outcomes with information technology.

  • Koch interns teamed up this summer to pitch innovative ideas to leadership and, for many, execute cost-saving initiatives across the company. Now that’s making an impact!

    No coffee runs: For Koch interns, it's about making a difference

    Across multiple companies at Koch Industries, innovation teams are working on inspired solutions to solve tough challenges. One team converted a building at Koch 's headquarters from an EPA Energy Star into an energy superstar by reducing energy usage for heating and cooling .

  • Digital transformation touches every company and employee at Koch Industries and Koch companies. The cowboys at Matador Cattle Company, a Koch company, are experimenting with drone technology to transform the way they raise 2,000 head of cattle, manage 10,000 acres of land, and explore new terrain. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQIuF

    Drones driving transformation at Matador Cattle Company

    John Douglas Russell, or J.D. for short, knows his way around a ranch. As a fifth-generation cattleman with Matador Cattle Company, he was practically born in the saddle. Even today, it's where he's most comfortable, relying on the instincts and abilities of his horse to manage 2,000 head of cattle over 10,000 acres in the Flint Hills, just outside Eureka, Kansas.

  • Our commitment to our interns and new graduates is exemplified by the participation of our most senior leaders. Interns enjoy lunches, talks and other interactions that Koch's leadership set aside exclusively for them.

    Recently, our interns got the chance to ask their best questions of our CEO, Charles Koch. He shared a few jokes, his best advice and explained why the hands-on experience they gained over the summer is valuable to us as well as them, a simple example of mutual benefit.

  • Koch Disruptive Technologies recently hosted Joe Lonsdale, a founding partner of 8VC, in Wichita for a fireside chat. Joe spoke with Chase Koch about transformations happening in the market, as well as how to think about driving continuous transformation. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQmBY

    #KochDisrupt Fireside Chat: Joe Lonsdale

    On Friday, May 11, Koch Disruptive Technologies hosted Joe Lonsdale in Wichita for a fireside chat. Joe is a founding partner of 8VC, a leading venture capital fund in the Bay Area. Over the course of his career, Joe has founded, invested in or worked with several significant technology companies such as PayPal, Palantir, Oculus and Wish.

  • Congratulations to our CEO, Charles Koch, for being rated a 2018 Glassdoor Top CEO! Thank you to our 120,000 employees for sharing your feedback and making this possible! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQpAb

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