lived here to contemplate moving elsewhere. Plus,
many of the workers his company hires fresh from the
state's top-ranked universities prefer North Carolina
over New York or Silicon Valley. Former Bandwidth
employees who have left to start businesses haven't
wandered far. Most stay in the state.
That may be the same path his daughter takes.
She attends UNC Chapel Hill and is a member of
its cross-country team. A casual collegiate-sports fan
in the past, Morken is making more time to enjoy
nationally recognized action on the feld, court and
trail. It's one more quality that people like about life
here, and that's OK with him. "As long as you're a Tar
— Peter Anderson
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