Utah Technology Council names president/CEO

Utah Technology Council (UTC), the premier tech association for Utah, has announced that the board of trustees has unanimously appointed John Knotwell as President and CEO, the company said.

Knotwell succeeds Richard R. Nelson, who will serve as advisor to the board of directors.

Knotwell is a technology industry veteran, with most recent roles as Chief Revenue Officer at RizePoint where he was responsible for worldwide sales, alliances, services, and customer success. Previously, he was Vice President of Sales at Workfront and Vice President of Sales at inContact. John currently serves as Majority Assistant Whip in the Utah House of Representatives. He holds an MBA from the John M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University.

Utah Technology Council gives an influential, unified voice to the state´s 6,000 technology businesses and marshals support from government, education and community leaders. UTC´s top priorities are: expanding the talent pipeline for high tech positions, enhancing the business climate in Utah, and fostering innovation within Utah technology companies. Visit www.utahtech.org.