Doug is a member of the TECNA Board of Directors, the Advisory Board for the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) and the Board of Directors of 3Plus Corporation, a regional economic development organization serving the Greater Moncton region.
In 2013, Ryan was mentioned as a "Rising Star," by KC Business Magazine and is a 2015 graduate of the Centurions Leadership Program. Recently, the Kansas City Business Journal listed Ryan in the “Power 100,” a list of the most influential business leaders in the KC region.
Ryan is a member of the executive mentorship program for the College of Business at Kansas State University, his Alma Mater. He is also involved with several other non-profit and charitable organizations in the region.
Prior to joining the ITA, Julia spent ten years at the National Restaurant Association where she led marketing for the Association’s revenue-generating products and programs. In addition to membership and sponsorship, Julia oversaw product and marketing programs for the ServSafe training brand. She introduced several brand extensions and helped position the program for international expansion. Julia began her career as a technology consultant at Accenture.
Prior to the CTC, Matt was a senior VP at TechAmerica. In his role as President and Chief Executive of BayBio, Matt served in one of the most visible roles of public leadership in the life science industry in the world. His career in nonprofits began at the Technology Council of Maryland.
Previously, Matt was the North American Director of Business Development for the government of Queensland, Australia. Matt’s work included biopartnering campaigns, capital formation programs and participation in policy teams ranging from economic diversification in primary economies to venture financing. While serving Queensland, he founded and chaired of the Queensland-United States Bioscience Business Council.
In his government relations capacity, Kennedy has played a key role in promoting the development of a competitive regional business climate and in bringing the voice of the region’s emerging technology sector to state and national policy leaders.
He currently serves on the advisory board of the Sister City Association of Pittsburgh and as advisory board member to the Conservative Energy Network, which promotes the use of wind and solar energy. Kennedy served as a past chair of the Local Government Academy, an organization focused on improving the performance of municipal governments.
Kathy worked with ICTAM's Board of Directors and the Manitoba ICT sector to grow the organization into the robust, relevant and responsive association it is today. ICTAM has evolved to become the leading voice of the ICT industry in Manitoba.
Kathy has delivered programming and initiatives to grow Manitoba's ICT sector through targeted business development activities; promoting ICT careers to youth; and, creating greater knowledge about how this sector contributes to the economic well-being of this province.
She has a passion for helping the next generation and has a particular interest in STEM education. Frannie taught high school-level Junior Achievement courses and works with University of Colorado students through the Leeds School of Business mentoring programs. She also mentors a student at the PTECH program at Skyline High School.
Frannie served as a board member for the University of Colorado Wellness Center and on the board of CTA before becoming the CEO. In 2018, Governor John Hickenlooper appointed Frannie to the Colorado Workforce Development Council.
Brian is active in the Middle Tennessee community and sits on several community boards including the Lipscomb College of Computing and Technology Advancement Council, the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Women in Technology of Tennessee, TechBridge Tennessee, the Nashville Chamber International Business Council and the HIMSS Tennessee Chapter.
Brian studied Economics and Engineering Management at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems and is a HIMSS Fellow.
Previously, Skip was a corporate and IP attorney and entrepreneur. Skip serves on advisory boards for Wells Fargo and Worksystems, Inc.
Avvey focuses on strategic communications, advocacy, and partnership development to advance the Waterloo Region tech industry. Avvey has helped to frame Communitech's digital media strategy, bringing together public and private sector partners to grow Canada’s tech sector through efforts like the Canadian Digital Media Network and the Communitech Hub. In 2014, she was also appointed Managing Director of CDMN – a network of more than 25 innovation hubs across the country.
Avvey is a former executive director of the Business & Education Partnership of Waterloo Region, a charitable organization that connects youth to careers, with particular emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
His most recent position at Balfour Beatty Construction (formerly Centex Construction) allowed him to establish a successful network across North Carolina and gain relationships in areas that overlap with NCTA’s membership
He teaches part time at the University Of Washington Foster School of Business, serves on several boards, and is an investor in Flowplay, YouSolar, Koru, Moment, 9 Mile Labs, Alliance of Angels, Keiretsu Forum, and Social Venture Partners.
Prior to founding Jemal Public Affairs, Tim served as the Executive Director of the American Electronics Association (AeA) of Orange County and the Inland Empire, representing more than 150 high-tech firms throughout Southern California. In November 2012, Tim was elected to a four-year term as a Trustee of the South Orange County Community College District. He has served as President of the seven-member Board of Trustees since December 2015. In November 2016, Tim won re-election to a second four-year term as a Trustee for the District.