Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Ken Kovatch

Founder & Executive Director

RET3 Job Corp

Ken Kovatch is the founder and executive director of RET3, a non-profit dedicated to shrinking the digital divide and creating a more productive and technologically adept workforce in northeast Ohio by refurbishing, reusing, and recycling computer and electronic equipment while educating and training transitional workers to repair, upgrade, and use computers.

Under Ken’s leadership, RET3 has donated more than 20,000 computers to schools and other organizations in need, created more than 50,000 hours of work for Court Community Services and diverted nearly 40 million pounds of electronic waste from landfills.

Meeting of the Minds is made possible by the generous support of these organizations.