Cathleen Draper
Staff Writer at Built In

Cathleen Draper is a Staff Writer for Built In’s Brand Studio. Before joining the Brand Studio team, she worked in nonprofit communications and journalism. Draper reported on voting rights, mental health, gender and equality, and arts and culture in Chicago; Madison, Wisconsin; and Buffalo, New York. 

A graduate of the University at Buffalo with a master’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Draper currently resides in Chicago. Her hobbies include reading, cooking and weaving.

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Convoso has developed an AI-powered Intelligent Virtual Agent to handle the tedious tasks and improve efficiency for contact centers.
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With Collectors and its family of brands (PSA, PSA/DNA, PCGS, Wata, Goldin), collectors can authenticate, store, buy and sell the items they care about.
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Boingo Wireless’ Chief Technology Officer shares his favorite aspects of Boingo’s culture and how he encourages his team to innovate.
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Technical skills are important in sales. But to build a strong customer relationship and close deals, soft skills like listening and passion steal the show.
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Three customer success leaders share their advice for handling the good and bad customer experiences.
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Brian Shields joined Boingo Wireless as a marketing professional, where he had the autonomy to explore projects that interested him. Now, he’s an engineering leader.
Built In LA’s Featured Companies of the Month have perks like pet friendly offices, unlimited time off and more.
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The symbiotic relationship between product and engineering teams is essential for a company’s success. These five LA leaders explain how they build and maintain that relationship.
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These startups are not only making it in LA, they’re expanding.
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Two LA companies share their hiring plans after recent capital infusions.
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Women are still getting paid less than men and have fewer access to professional opportunities for growth. Here’s how nine LA companies are changing that.
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Two Los Angeles companies share the harrowing lessons they learned from the Great Resignation.