University of Iowa News Release
May 20, 2004
K 2 Technologies Locates At UI's Technology Innovation Center
At its May meeting, the Board of Regents, State of Iowa approved a lease for K 2 Technologies as the newest tenant of the University of Iowa's Technology Innovation Center (TIC).
K 2 is a software consulting company specializing in e-commerce, Internet, and client/server technologies.
K 2 owns the Skills4U.com web site, and further development and marketing of this site will be its initial business activity at the Technology Innovation Center. Skills4U.com is an online matchmaker that connects information technology (IT) training buyers and service providers. It provides IT training services both for corporate customers and IT professionals by screening their requirements against training provider offerings for an optimal match. Skills4U.com was launched in September 2003 and currently has several hundred courses offered by major training vendors in all major IT markets in Iowa.
K 2 was co-founded by president and CEO Manoj Nagaraj of Coralville, who
brings years of experience working in the software industry spanning different
business verticals and technology platforms. Nagaraj, an MBA student at the
UI's Tippie School of Management, received a master of science degree in
engineering at the University of Texas-El Paso and a bachelor of science
degree in mechanical engineering at Bangalore University, India. He has 10
years of business, project management, software engineering and consulting
experience with several fortune 500 companies in the Midwest. In addition
to his K 2 Technologies position, he is co-founder and partner in a venture
called Web Connections Limited, Bangalore, India.
The company's lease will be effective June 1 for Suite 27 in the Technology
STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.
CONTACTS: K 2: Manoj Nagaraj, 319-358-6590; TIC MEDIA CONTACT: George McCrory, (319) 384-0012, firstname.lastname@example.org