President & CEO of Ken Cook Co.
Ken Cook is President, CEO and Chairman of Ken Cook Co., a leading technical communication business with a staff of 50 professionals in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The theme is Innovation in Technical Communication. The company produces and replicates technical manuals, mobile apps and training programs for major manufacturers, including Volvo, BoatUS, John Deere and Bobcat Doosan. The company develops operator safety training programs in generic as well as customized versions in learning management systems.
A Fellow and Past President of the Society for Technical Communication in 1982-83. At the local chapter level, Ken served as a mentor for several entry technical communicators and was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award.
Other leadership positions at the Chapter and Society levels:
President, Chicago Chapter
President, Wisconsin Chapter
General Conference Chairman 1977 ITCC
Assistant to the President, Conferences
Manager, Strategic Planning Committee
Manager, Associate Fellows Nominating Committee
Member, Search Committee for Executive Director
His other honors include:
_ The Robert G. Frank Award for outstanding contributions to
the field of technical communication
_ The Wisconsin Communicator of the Year
– STC President’s Award for Lifetime Achievement
Ken serves on advisory councils on technical communication
degree programs at the Milwaukee School of Engineering,
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and Pennsylvania College of
He holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue
University and a MBE degree in Business Economics from
Claremont Graduate University (Drucker School of Management
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|Free STC Member-Only Sponsored Webinar: Publishing Tools for Product Manuals, Distribution and Transition of Manuals from Paper to Other Media||1 Hours||September 26, 2018|