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Greg Gianforte: Engineer, Entrepreneur, And Christian

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Greg and Susan Gianforte started a hi-tech business in a spare bedroom of their home in Bozeman. Fourteen years later, they sold RightNow Technologies, Inc. to Oracle for $1.5 billion. Following the sale, Greg Gianforte started the Gianforte Family Foundation, which promotes hi-tech entrepreneurship in Montana, as well as conservative Christian causes.

(Broadcast: "Home Ground Radio," 10/14/14. Listen weekly Tuesdays, 1:00 p.m., or via podcast.)

Beth Anne Austein has been spinning tunes on the air (The Folk Show, Dancing With Tradition, Freeforms), as well as recording, editing and mixing audio for Montana Public Radio and Montana PBS, since the Clinton Administration. She’s jockeyed faders or "fixed it in post” for The Plant Detective; Listeners Bookstall; Fieldnotes; Musicians Spotlight; The Write Question; Storycorps; Selected Shorts; Bill Raoul’s music series; orchestral and chamber concerts; lecture series; news interviews; and outside producers’ programs about topics ranging from philosophy to ticks.