About Us

WHO
WE ARE

The Knoxville Technology Council (KTech) is an industry-led and membership-driven organization. Our members are companies and organizations across all industry sectors that have technology professionals located in the Greater Knoxville region or that do business here.

OUR

VISION

KTech’s vision is to build an influential community of technology leaders united and committed to helping the Greater Knoxville region grow and thrive. We are advancing Knoxville as a technology hub and center of innovation.

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& Events

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OUR
MISSION

We believe the technology industry is essential for our community to thrive. KTech unites the Greater Knoxville region’s technology leaders and empowers businesses and entrepreneurs through networks, events, resources, and more.

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Connect

Connect

members and the community with events.

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Develop

Develop

talent with education & professional development.

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Promote

Promote

members and our technology industry

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Advocate

Advocate

for policies that advance technology in our region.

Board of

Directors

The KTech Board of Directors volunteer their time to guide the implementation of KTech’s mission, including goal setting and strategic decisions. Together, they bring a wealth of expertise and passion to support the growth of the tech industry in the Greater Knoxville region.

Tom Lakins

Tom Lakins

Elavon

Chair

John McNeely

John McNeely

The McNeely Group

President

Patrick Lewis

Patrick Lewis

PYA

Treasurer

Eliza Scott Jones

Eliza Scott Jones

Higher Ground Law, PLLC

Secretary

Brandon Bruce

Brandon Bruce

Uncat & Startup Knox

Adrian Carr

Adrian Carr

Smart-RIA, LLC

Stephanie Flood

Stephanie Flood

Clayton Homes

Russ Gilmore

Russ Gilmore

Knoxville Utilities Board

Matthew Kittrell

Matthew Kittrell

CGI

Chris Meystrik

Chris Meystrik

Jewelry Television

Steven Sharpe

Steven Sharpe

Cloudreach

Founding Members