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2022 Utah Business Economic Summit

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2022

GIC is partnering with Utah Business on the upcoming Utah Business Economic Summit, taking place on November 17, 2022.

Event Detail

2022 Utah Business Economic Summit

GIC is pleased to invite you to  join Utah Business and Utah’s business community on November 17th at the Hyatt Regency as we discuss the economic future for the annual Utah Business Economic Summit. This business summit promises to take a deep-dive into the discussions shaping our economy, including: future business growth, investing in the next generation of startups, create an economic landscape that is more inclusive and welcoming to incoming populations and design our cities for the future.

This in-person economic outlook event will see 700+ attendees and featured speakers from the business, tech, entrepreneurial, and city planning industries. The day will be filled with keynote speakers, informative breakout sessions and networking opportunities.

 

Click here to register with Utah Business. Use code GICVIP22 for a $25 discounted ticket!

 

Event Location

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2022 City: Salt Lake City, Utah

Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City
170 S W Temple St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Speakers

Joel Clark

Joel Clark

CEO, Kodiak Cakes

Joel Clark embodied a lively entrepreneurial spirit and grit from a young age. When his brother Jon handed Kodiak Cakes operations over to him in 1997, Joel was a 23-year-old economics major attending the University of Utah.

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Todd Crosland

Todd Crosland

Founder and CEO, CoinZoom,

As a seasoned entrepreneur, Todd Crosland has demonstrated the ability to build successful teams and companies. He has had a distinguished career, including a successful track record of over two decades in Financial Services, Investment Banking, and Venture Capital.

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Mitch Dansie

Mitch Dansie

General Manager, Desert Color

In October of 2018, Mitch Dansie became the general manager of Desert Color–a 3,400 acre master planned community located on SITLA land east of I-15 and Southern Parkway.

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Brandon Fugal

Brandon Fugal

Chairman, Colliers Utah

Brandon Fugal is a prominent business leader, recognized as a market leader nationwide and as the previous EY Entrepreneur of the Year – Western Region.

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Joseph Hansen

Joseph Hansen

Founder and CEO, Buy Box Experts

Joseph Hansen is a seasoned entrepreneur and business executive. He has founded and sold six companies since 2007. He has won several awards for innovation and leadership including Comparably’s 2020 Top CEO list, Top CEO for Women list. He was recently featured by the CEO Forum Journal as a Transformative CEO for 2021.

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Chandana Haque

Chandana Haque

Executive Director, Altitude Lab

Chandana Haque is Executive Director of Altitude Lab, an incubator program for early-stage healthcare startups located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Prior to launching Altitude Lab, Chandana spent over a decade leading product and commercial strategy for life science startups in San Francisco.

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Jonathan Johnson

Jonathan Johnson

CEO, Overstock

Jonathan Johnson is the CEO of Overstock, a leading online home furnishings retailer. Since assuming this role in 2019, Jonathan has positioned Overstock as more than just an e-commerce website – streamlining its widespread merchandising interests into a concentrated, focused strategy dedicated to providing dream homes for all. Jonathan is a member of Overstock’s board of directors and has been an integral part of the company’s growth – from a start-up to publicly traded with over $3 billion in sales and nearly 2,000 employees.

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Ravi Krovi

Ravi Krovi

Provost and VP of Academic Affairs, Weber State University

Ravi Krovi is Provost and VP of Academic Affairs at Weber State University, a comprehensive public institution of more than 29,000 students in Ogden, Utah. As the university’s chief academic officer, he has oversight of academic quality and institutional effectiveness, enrollment management and student success, high impact programs and faculty excellence, strategic partnerships, sponsored research and technology transfer, online and continuing education, and student success data and strategic analytics.

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Susan R. Madsen, Ph.D.

Susan R. Madsen, Ph.D.

Founding Director, Utah Women & Leadership Project

Dr. Susan R. Madsen is the Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. She is also the Founding Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project, which focuses on strengthening the impact of Utah girls and women.

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Trent Mano

Trent Mano

Co-founder and CEO of Convoi Ventures

Trent Mano is the co-founder and CEO of Convoi Ventures and the co-founder of Cryptopia.

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Alan Matheson

Alan Matheson

Executive Director of the Point of the Mountain State Land Authority

Alan Matheson is the executive director of the Point of the Mountain State Land Authority, charged with preparing for and overseeing the development of 600 acres of state-owned land near Point of the Mountain. Matheson previously served the State of Utah as executive director of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, senior environmental policy advisor to Governor Gary R. Herbert, and state planning coordinator.

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Felix Morgan

Felix Morgan

Board Member - PCF Insurance Services

SENIOR FINANCE AND OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE driving profitable growth for multibillion-dollar private equity owned, Fortune 500 and Fortune 50 public companies.

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Sui Lang L. Panoke

Sui Lang L. Panoke

Senior Vice President of Diversity. Equity. Inclusion, Zions Bank

Sui Lang L. Panoke is a visionary leader, social entrepreneur and international trainer and facilitator with a passion for empowering today’s leaders to rethink. create. and innovate. She has recently been named, SVP of Diversity. Equity. Inclusion. for Zions Bank. In this role, she is responsible for directing the bank’s strategic vision, developing a comprehensive DEI strategy, and delivering on a plan of action to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion across the bank and the communities that it serves.

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Scott Paul

Scott Paul

Founder of ArmorActive, Instafluence, and Wooly

Scott Paul is the founder of ArmorActive, Instafluence, and Wooly, and an angel investor with investments in Gabb Wireless, Neighbor, Volley, and JUMP.

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Adam Sidwell

Adam Sidwell

Founder and Director, Future House Studios

A storyteller, technologist, and entrepreneur with expertise in multiple mediums, Adam Sidwell is Founder and Creative Director at the Future House family of companies.

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Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith

President & Co-Founder, Kodiak Cakes

After graduating with a business degree from the University of Utah, Cameron Smith was eager to use his education and entrepreneurial nature when he partnered with Joel in 2009.

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Nikki Walker

Nikki Walker

Director of Community Engagement and DE&I, Domo

Nikki Walker is the director of community engagement and DE&I, where she works with a team of professionals to elevate and amplify Domo’s mission and values in the workplace and in the community. She does so by creating and driving programs and initiatives focused on diversity and inclusion, workplace equity and belonging, community engagement and Domo for Good.

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Jonathon Wood

Jonathon Wood

Managing Director, Whitmore Global Management Center

Jonathon Wood is the Managing Director of Whitmore Global Management Center.

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Nora Yousif

Nora Yousif

Financial Advisor, RBC Capital Markets

As a third generation Financial Advisor, Nora is deeply rooted in the fundamental disciplines of investing and caring for clients. She distills finances into understandable terms and is passionate about educating people to build confidence in their future.

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