About Us


The mission of the Knoxville Technology Council is to connect, develop, promote, and advocate for the technology industry in the Greater Knoxville region.

  • Connect members and the community via live and virtual events.
  • Develop talent via education, training, and professional development.
  • Promote members and our technology industry.
  • Advocate for ideas and policies that advance technology in our region.
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

The vision of KTech 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.

Board of Directors

Tom Lakins

John McNeely

Brandon Bruce
Startup Knox
Vice President

Sam French
Rodefer Moss & Co

Eliza Scott Jones
Higher Ground Law, PLLC

Stephanie Flood
Clayton Homes

Steve Savell
Bush Brothers

Lynn Youngs
Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at University of Tennessee

Chris Meystrik
Jewelry Television

Steven Sharpe
Ministry Brands

Pam White
Cellular Sales

Adrian Carr
Smart-RIA, LLC