OKWIT | Kim Thomas
Providing a forum for women in technology in Oklahoma
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Kim Thomas

Kim Thomas

Where did you go to school?

University of Central Oklahoma

Describe the type of work you do:

As Senior Technology Strategist for  Campus & Community Engagement for OU IT, Kim focuses on building and maintaining partnerships between OU IT and the Academic Colleges she works with, by offering expertise and strategic vision & input on their need.  Her experience includes software implementation consulting, portfolio and project management, quality assurance and testing, business analysis, and process improvement.

What led you to a career in technology:

The ability to engage business & technical resources bridging the gap between the two.

Why are you an OKWIT member?

Encourage more women & under-represented groups in #STEM

Tell us about your favorite book, TV show, or movie:

Book – “Find Your Strongest Life: What the Happiest and Most Successful Women Do Differently” – Marcus Buckingham
TV Show – “NCIS”
My favorite movie of all time – “The Color Purple”

What type of music do you listen to?

Everything! I Love all types of music – Music feeds my soul

If you had a day off with no responsibilities, how would you spend it?

Spend time with my Husband & Best Friend Paul

What is your favorite app?

Adobe Slate & Adobe Voice

What would we find in your fridge?

Yogurt & Veggies

If you could change one thing in today’s society, what would it be?

Education in OK – we need to be paying our teachers what they are worth & keep them here in OK. – Encourage more girls & under represented groups to study #STEM