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11/7/2014 Past Hall of Fame Celebrations
16th Annual UTC Hall of Fame Celebration

The
Annual Hall of Fame event honors individuals with Utah ties who have
made global contributions to the information technology and life science
industries through new technology, innovation and leadership. A global
CEO is always the featured keynote. - See more at:
http://www.utahtech.org/utc_events/Hall_of_Fame.aspx#sthash.xQkLmr6z.dpuf
The
Annual Hall of Fame event honors individuals with Utah ties who have
made global contributions to the information technology and life science
industries through new technology, innovation and leadership. A global
CEO is always the featured keynote. - See more at:
http://www.utahtech.org/utc_events/Hall_of_Fame.aspx#sthash.xQkLmr6z.dpuf
The
Annual Hall of Fame event honors individuals with Utah ties who have
made global contributions to the information technology and life science
industries through new technology, innovation and leadership. A global
CEO is always the featured keynote. - See more at:
http://www.utahtech.org/utc_events/Hall_of_Fame.aspx#sthash.xQkLmr6z.dpuf

UTC's annual Hall of Fame - our largest fundraiser - honors individuals with Utah ties who have made global contributions to the information technology and life science industries through new technology, innovation and leadership. This is a black-tie invited event.

2014 UTC Hall of Fame Keynote

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Marc Benioff
Chairman & CEO

Salesforce.com

Marc Benioff is chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. He founded the company in 1999 with a  vision to create an on-demand information management service that would replace traditional enterprise software technology. Benioff is now regarded as one of the pioneers of cloud computing and has been instrumental in driving businesses to transform into customer companies by embracing social and mobile cloud technologies to connect with customers, partners, employees and even products in new ways... 
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salesforce.com  | Speech Video


2014 Hall of Fame Inductees


A. Scott Anderson

A. Scott AndersonA. Scott Anderson is president and chief executive officer of Zions First National Bank.  Zions Bank is Utah’s oldest financial institution and is the only local bank with a statewide distribution of branches.   

A native of Salt Lake City, Scott joined Zions Bank in December of 1991 as executive vice president of Retail Banking.  In this position, he was responsible for the growth and operation of the bank’s branch network throughout Utah and Idaho, as well as overseeing other consumer and small business banking activities.  He assumed his current responsibilities as president and CEO of Zions Bank on January 20, 1998... read more
Bio Video | Speech Video

 
Alan E. Hall
Alan E. Hall

Alan Hall is an experienced entrepreneur and investor, and has created thousands of jobs worldwide over the past three decades.  Most recently, Alan founded and became CEO of Tempus Global Data, an innovative satellite company that manufactures and operates highly-sophisticated weather instruments.  Alan also currently serves as co-founder and managing director of Mercato Partners where he is involved on the boards of Central Logic, Control4, CradlePoint and Goal Zero.  He is a proven operator and investor with deep expertise in channel sales, marketing strategy and sales execution...read more
Bio Video  | Speech Video

Kirk M. Ririe
Kirk M. Ririe

Kirk M. Ririe (photo), born into an entrepreneurial family, pursued a broad education in chemistry engineering, languages, and communication, receiving his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Utah in 2005.  

Dr. Carl Wittwer Ph.D., M.D., friend and mentor at the University of Utah, mentioned an idea for an incredible  new technology that shortened a cutting-edge DNA analysis technique (PCR) from hours to minutes.  Kirk built a prototype, photographed it and ran an ad in a scientific journal.  Thus, Idaho Technology, Inc. (ITI) was born in 1990.  Working with Dr. Wittwer and the University of Utah, ITI received NIH funding to add real-time fluorescent monitoring of the PCR reaction to its earliest PCR instrument, thus creating the LightCycler.® In 1997, Kirk, Carl and colleague Randy Rasmussen brokered a multi-year, multimillion-dollar licensing and collaborative research agreement with Roche Molecular Biochemicals...read more
Bio Video | Speech Video

Event Program: (PDF)
Opening entertainment (Voodoo Productions)

Governor Gary Herbert's Remarks


U.S Senator Orrin G. Hatch's Remarks

Richard R. Nelson's Remarks
 Photo Gallery:
 
 students  

  (Click here to read student's comments about their 2013 Hall of Fame Experience)

 
 pastkeynotes  


Press Releases:

Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO of Salesforce.com, to Keynote Utah Technology Council's 2014 Hall of Fame Gala

UTC Announces A. Scott Anderson, Alan Hall and Kirk M. Ririe as 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees

Final Days to Register for Utah's Premier Innovation Event

For Innovators, 'Step Back' Provides Perspective

 
Click to view Past Hall of Fame Celebrations | Click to view Past Hall of Fame Inductees

 

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