Born and raised in New Jersey, Kim was only 9 years old when she first sat at a computer. You could say that this was the start of what industry journal, Information Week, now calls a "one person PC industry." Kim headed west to Arizona State University in 1985. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Systems, which she financed by providing computer hardware and software training classes. She went on to secure a position as a Marketing Representative with IBM and after some time, made a career move to AT&T as a large business systems Account Manager where she received various awards for her sales achievements. Unisys Corporation next benefited from Kim's many talents. She made company history by single-handedly closing the largest commercial deal that year with an $11 million sale to a FORTUNE 500 company in
1991. It was during her Unisys career that Kim began writing her weekly syndicated newspaper column and hosting radio and television programs. Her initial media success gave birth to The Komando Corporation and WestStar TalkRadio Network.
Kim is the host of The Kim Komando Show, a top-10-rated radio talk show with over 8 million listeners every week. She started with a radio show at KFYI and a column in the Arizona Republic. Both are in Phoenix. Maybe you've read her weekly syndicated newspaper computer column in over 100 Gannett Newspapers or her Question and Answer column in the USA TODAY. She also writes a technology column for small business on Microsoft's Small Business Web site. In addition, she publishes three e-mail newsletters that have more than 1 million subscribers, and she is frequently asked to appear on network television, including CNN. You might have read one of her regular features in Talkers Magazine or Bcentral.com (to name just a few). It could be that you've simply referred to one of Kim's books for expert advice - they include: 401 Great Letters, 101 Komando Internet Tips, Tricks & Secrets,
1,001 Komputer Answers, CyberBuck$: Marketing Your Business and Products Online or Dummies 101: Creating Web Pages, The 50 Biggest Computer Mistakes (And how to avoid them!) and her latest publication, The 50 Greatest Secrets of Digital Photography. Kim is also known to millions of television viewers as the Komputer Tutor, a video tape series bought by hundreds of thousands.
As if that were not enough, on the weekends, as "America's Digital Goddess®" Kim Komando will take your calls on her top-rated syndicated network talk radio show (The Kim Komando Computer Show) heard on more than 400 radio stations throughout the US, Canada and Australia. During the week, you can hear the Kim Komando Computer Minute--Kim's computer and Internet tip of the day--on hundreds of radio stations.
In fact, the Kim Komando Computer Show is one the Top 10 Most Listened to Programs in the United States! Talkers Magazine has named Kim one of the most influential talkradio hosts in America for the past 5 years! Kim's loyal fans say she's smart, fun, hip, and entertaining. They depend on her to explain, in plain everyday language, a world that was once understandable only to "geeky guys with pocket protectors." Turn on your TV and you're likely to see Kim as a computer expert correspondent.
Kim is well-known far and wide. In fact, The Official 20th Anniversary Year Edition of the popular game Trivial Pursuit® includes the following trivia question:
Q: Who earned the moniker "Digital Goddess" while hosting a radio show?
A: Kim Komando
She was recently awarded the National Engineering Leadership award and was elected the most successful A.S.U. graduate (out of nearly 10,000 persons) for her graduating year.
Kim Komando continues to expand her company's reach through worldwide ventures in the computer, media and publishing industries. She also serves as Chairman of the Board of the national radio syndication company, WestStar TalkRadio Network. And yes, we know that you're wondering... Komando really is Kim's last name.
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