Silicon Slopes Feature – Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Is Coming To Utah

10/04/2017
We are excited to announce that today marks the first of UTC’s Silicon Slopes Feature Series, where Silicon Slopes will give an inside scoop on all things Hall of Fame!  Check out their post below! Every year, one world-renowned tech CEO is chosen to speak at the Utah Technology Council’s Hall of Fame Gala, a celebration […]

Honoring our 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

09/25/2017
We are excited to announce that we will induct three tech industry leaders into our Hall of Fame. Aaron Skonnard, Amy Rees Anderson and Patrick Byrne will be honored at the UTC Hall of Fame Celebration which will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on November 10, 2017. The […]

John Knotwell Appointed President and CEO of Utah Technology Council

08/28/2017
Utah Technology Council (UTC), the premier tech association for Utah, today announces that the Board of Trustees has unanimously appointed John Knotwell as President and CEO. Knotwell succeeds Richard R. Nelson, who will serve as advisor to the Board of Directors. “After an extensive, nation-wide, search, the Board is confident that John’s experience and talent […]

Industry Sponsored Mobile App Now Available to Connect Teachers with Volunteers

06/29/2017
Teachers and Industry Volunteers Encouraged to Create Profiles and Listings in New STEM Mentor Exchange to Help Prepare Students for Future Jobs Salt Lake City, UT – June 29, 2017 – The STEM Partners Foundation today announced the release of the STEM Mentor Exchange (STEM MX), a mobile app designed to connect teachers with industry […]

Nadella to keynote UTC event

06/26/2017
Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, will be the keynote speaker Nov. 10 at the Utah Technology Council’s 19th annual Hall of Fame Gala in Salt Lake City. The council made the announcement recently. Nadella follows other prominent tech leaders as gala speakers, including Tim Cook of Apple, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Marc Benioff […]

Just what are those ‘things?’

06/26/2017
By Brice Wallace When experts talk about the “Internet of Things,” or IoT, some people may get lost in the “things” part of the phrase. Mark Sunday, chief information officer and senior vice president at Oracle, recently clued in a Salt Lake City audience, stressing that those things include sensors used in medical care, vehicles […]

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to Keynote UTC Gala

06/13/2017
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will keynote the Utah Technology Council’s (UTC) 19th Annual Hall of Fame Gala event on Friday, November 10, 2017 in Salt Lake City. “The Hall of Fame is the premier event for Utah’s 6,000 tech companies where we celebrate the vitality of our dynamic industry,” said Richard R. Nelson, president and […]

Utah Technology Council Honors CEO of the Year and Tech Champions

06/09/2017
Keynote speaker excites audience to cheer on Oracle TEAM USA as they use extreme technology to win America’s Cup SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Utah Technology Council (UTC) invited its members to celebrate its achievements over the last year by honoring several tech champions, and were pleased to hear keynote remarks on “The Exponential Future of […]

Utah Technology Council Announces CEO Search

05/03/2017
President and CEO Richard R. Nelson to Transition from CEO Role in 2017; Organization to Discuss “UTC 3.0” Evolution at Annual Members Meeting Event on May 9 SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)—The Utah Technology Council (UTC), one of the nation’s most vibrant and highly respected technology associations, has announced that it is launching a CEO search. […]

Funding Needed to Send Utah Robotics Teams to World Championship

04/05/2017
Dear Friends of FIRST Utah Robotics, Thank you for helping us to make this year the best yet for FIRST Utah Robotics teams.  I am happy to report that more FIRST Utah teams qualified for World Championships in Houston April 19-22, than ever in our history.  The list of teams is included below, including 5 […]

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