Thoughts

From announcements to deep-dive blog posts, here’s the pulse of what Blend is thinking.

Karla Santi Chosen to Present Congressional Internet Freedom Award

  • Apr. 29 2016

Blend CEO Karla Santi was chosen to introduce South Dakota senator John Thune as he is awarded the Internet Association’s Congressional Internet Freedom Award.

Two Blend Women Nominated for EmBe’s Tribute to Women

  • Apr. 22 2016

CEO Karla Santi and production director Jessica Hutchinson were among 93 people nominated for this year’s EmBe Tribute to Women, with Karla taking home the Sylvia Henkin Mentoring Award.

Karla Santi Joins U.S. Rep Kristi Noem For Women of Influence Panel

  • Apr. 01 2016

Blend CEO Karla Santi joined U.S. Representative Kristi Noem on stage for a panel on women and opportunities at this year’s Women of Influence conference.

Blend Supports Girls Who Code

  • Mar. 03 2016

Only a tiny fraction of women choose to major in computer science when they start college. Blend was featured in an article about what the Sioux Falls public schools are doing to buck that trend.

Deane Barker on The Write Now Podcast

  • Jan. 29 2016

Blend Chief Strategy Officer Deane Barker joined Sarah Werner on The Write Now Podcast to discuss finding time to write, dealing with writers’ block, and more.

Professional Women Building Relationships Through Tennis

  • Jun. 02 2015

CEO Karla Santi featured in Sioux Falls Business Journal.

Blend Named Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Business

  • Apr. 22 2015

Blend is third organization from South Dakota to be named for the honor by the League of American Bicyclists 

Karla Santi Named One of Prairie Business Magazine’s 40 Under 40

  • Dec. 17 2014

Blend CEO Karla Santi joins 39 others on the annual 40 Under 40 list.

Blend and Friends Featured for Playing

  • Jun. 24 2014

It’s not all websites and strategy. Sometimes ... it’s curling.

The Story of the Web 2.0 Summit Map

  • Oct. 24 2011

From the mind of a conference organizer and industry legend, to a six-digit engagement number and a few comments from some guy named Zuckerberg. This is the story of the Web 2.0 Summit Map.

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