More than 150 Montana High Tech Business Alliance members and guests gathered in Rocky Mountain Bank‘s West Main Street location on February 20, 2018 and enjoyed drinks and hors d’oeuvres as the sun set. Bozeman market president Scott Sehnert and his team at RMB provided a warm venue in single-digit temperatures. Photos by Paige Pavalone, Pistol Creek Photography. View the album here.
CONNECT: Members braved negative temps to meet, mingle in Rocky Mountain Bank’s West Main Street location
Montana Instruments President and Founder Luke Mauritsen, left, talks with Ray Friesenhahn, Senior Technology Manager for TechLink at the reception. The reception and CEO Roundtable drew tech leaders from Missoula, Helena, Billings, and Kalispell in addition to Bozeman.
PROMOTE: CTA and onX give lightning talks about their growing companies
CTA Regional Director of Client Services Jimmy Talarico spoke about CTA’s 80th anniversary and his excitement to be on the front line of watching tech grow in Montana. CTA Architects | Engineers does business with high profile tech companies like Dell, Google, and Facebook but also works with a number of local companies. Talarico said MHTBA has played a crucial role in facilitating tech growth in the state.
onX COO & CFO Josh Spitzer tells the crowd at Rocky Mountain Bank about the company’s recent growth equity investment by Summit Partners of $20.3 million dollars. onX plans to hire dozens of new employees in Bozeman and Missoula.
ACCELERATE: CEOs gather at Foundant Technologies to discuss Women in Tech
Foundant Technologies hosted the Bozeman CEO Roundtable, which featured Workiva Senior Software Engineer Lindsey Hanna and CTO Jeff Trom, Prospera Montana Women’s Business Center Program Director Suzi Berget White, Elixiter President and Founder Andrew Hull and Wendy Renner, VP Services. Watch for our upcoming article about the discussion.