Why I will be at Silicon Slopes 2018 Tech Summit

01/08/2018
We’ve all gone to those conferences where, by the end of the first morning, we are questioning why we haven’t already made our way to the hotel pool to avoid one more droning conversation, one more irrelevant presentation or less than dynamic speaker. The lighting is mediocre, the chairs are uncomfortable, and you’ve been staring […]

What the Parity Pledge means to Homie

01/03/2018
We hire who we know, and relationships start with conversations At Homie, we believe in grass roots, transparency, and disrupting ineffective establishments. Having battled an entrenched industry for the past two years, we’ve come to believe that large and successful change efforts start, not with those in power, but with conversations among friends. Change doesn’t […]

Check out Silicon Slopes’ latest feature on our Hall of Fame Inductee, Amy Rees Anderson! 

10/11/2017
Photo Courtesy of Deseret News   “On the evening of November 10, REES Capital Managing Partner Amy Rees Anderson will be inducted to the UTC Hall of Fame alongside Pluralsight CEO Aaron Skonnard and Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne. At age 17, Anderson arrived in Utah as a BYU freshman. Armed with her first checkbook, she quickly bounced enough […]

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 […]

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UTC Welcomes Facebook, Highlights Current Tech Community Strengths

Media Statement For Immediate Release: May 30, 2018 Contact:       Elizabeth Converse, Director of Strategic Communication                     Utah Technology Council                     801-835-7087 | econverse@utahtech.org UTC Welcomes Facebook, Highlights Current Tech Community Strengths Salt Lake City – Following today’s groundbreaking of a new facility in Eagle Mountain that will house a data center for the social […]

Board Chair Kathryn Murphy’s Annual Members Meeting Remarks

Nearly three decades ago, the technology community, small but mighty, came together. They felt it necessary to align resources to support initiatives that would make the tech community stronger and set themselves up for some amazing growth. Fast forward to today. Utah’s economy is strong, with a vibrant entrepreneurial spirit that has become a hallmark […]

President & CEO John Knotwell’s Annual Members Meeting Remarks

2017 was a year of transition for UTC, yet we still gathered the community together for more than 50 professional development and networking events, put on an enviable and record breaking Hall of Fame Event where we were pleased to hear from global tech giant Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella. Our public policy team achieved 12 […]