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Entrepreneurship Is In Our Roots

posted on: Fri Apr 07 2017

The spirit of entrepreneurship is alive and kicking in the Utah Region — and we couldn’t be happier to be a part of all the action! Our CEO Brad Wiskirchen was recently announced as a finalist in EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Utah Region Awards program.
EOY Finalist

As the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur     Of The Year has been at the forefront of identifying game‐changing business leaders for more than three decades. The program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, John Mackey of Whole
Foods Market Inc., Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn Corporation and Mindy Grossman of HSN, Inc. We’re honored to have Brad recognized among so many other notable business luminaries in the Utah Region.

In addition to leading Kount, Brad is a member of the High-Level Advisory Group of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Interdepartmental Working Group on Finance and Technology (IDWGFT), working with renowned financial technology thought leaders to inform and guide the IMF’s research on the economic and regulatory implications of changes brought by advancements in FinTech.

He also currently serves on the Marriott School of Management’s National Advisory Council, is the co-founder and former Chair of the Idaho Software Employers Alliance, and has held board and leadership positions with the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, the Boise State University Office of Technology Transfer, the Intermountain Venture Forum, and many other organizations. He previously served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Salt Lake City Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. 

Learn more about the Entrepreneur Of The Year Utah Region program and follow our journey to the awards!