Bozeman entrepreneur Greg Gianforte was greeted with applause from an attentive audience when he spoke Saturday at Rocky Mountain College’s commencement.
Greg and Susan Gianforte
BUTTE — Despite receiving a petition circulated on Change.org that garnered more than 400 signatures, Montana Tech Chancellor Don Blackketter said Greg and Susan Gianforte are still slated to give the school’s commencement address May 17.
Rocky Mountain College made the right decision for its commencement speaker.
HELENA — Greg Gianforte and Carroll College are teaming up to develop an entrepreneurship program to help students start new businesses.
A meeting Wednesday between faculty at Rocky Mountain College and college President Bob Wilmouth yielded no change in the choice of the school’s spring commencement speaker.
Bozeman businessman Greg Gianforte will speak during Rocky Mountain College’s May 3 commencement ceremonies, despite a controversy over an invitation for him and his wife, Susan, to speak at Montana Tech's graduation.
When I wanted to start a global business in Bozeman, many people told me it was impossible. They just didn’t know Montanans like I do. We don’t give up easily. If there’s one thing I’ve found as I raised my family and grew my business here, it’s that the love of freedom and individual libert…
BUTTE — Montana Tech caused a stir last week when it announced its speakers for the spring commencement ceremony. Greg and Susan Gianforte are Bozeman millionaires who founded RightNow Technologies and are leading efforts to get more Montana kids involved in the sciences.
BUTTE — Some faculty and students at Montana Tech plan an unprecedented boycott of the university’s spring commencement in protest of the ceremony’s featured speakers, a wealthy couple from Bozeman whose critics say have radical social and religious views.
More than 300 people packed the Northern Hotel on Saturday for the Yellowstone County Lincoln-Reagan dinner, a key political event for the state’s GOP.
HELENA — Greg Gianforte, who co-founded the Bozeman software firm that he sold to Oracle Corp. for $1.8 billion, has unveiled a website to promote his plans for high-tech development for Montana — and says he’s in it for the long haul.
Greg Gianforte talks about Code Montana, his effort to help train more computer programmers in the state.
Greg Gianforte is Montana’s high-tech rainmaker whose tiny Bozeman startup morphed into a $1.5 billion software corporation in just 15 years and spawned dozens of offspring when it was sold to one of America’s richest companies.
A round of new scholarships is available to Montana high school students wanting to pursue an education in computer science.
HELENA – Montana Tech is teaming up with a computer-education program for high-schoolers to offer $160,000 in scholarships to incoming computer-science students, to encourage more people to enter the fast-growing field.
HELENA — Former software company executive Greg Gianforte’s latest initiative is to push more Montana students to pursue computer science degrees, which he says are in great demand and can boost the state economy.
BUTTE — Scores of computer-science jobs are going unfilled in Montana, a former software company executive said here Tuesday, as he unveiled a program to encourage more students at state universities to enter the field.
A few years ago, Lynette Swanson’s family situation changed and the Billings mother took on the financial responsibility of private education for her three children.