Montana High Tech Jobs Summit Comes to UM Oct. 9

October 04, 2017

MISSOULA – The Montana High Tech Jobs Summit will bring some of the nation’s top technology and business leaders to the University of Montana on Monday, Oct. 9.

Among the keynote speakers will be Brad Smith, Microsoft president and chief legal officer; Neville Ray, chief technical officer and executive vice president of T-Mobile; Janelle Mungo, Facebook policy program manager; and Sanjay Poonen, VMware chief operating officer.

Co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Steve Daines and the Montana Chamber Foundation, this second biennial summit brings in business leaders to meet and inspire Montanans who are part of the state’s growing technology sector. The event serves as an opportunity to discuss ways to create more good-paying Montana tech jobs.

For more information or to register, visit The full agenda, including a reception with Daines on Sunday, Oct. 8, is online at View a livestream of the event at

“I’m excited to bring Montanans together for a conversation about the growth of the high tech industry in our state,” Daines said. “Montana has it all, and tech provides another avenue to live where you like to play.” 


Contact: Katie Waldman, .S. Sen. Steve Daines’ office, 202-224-2651,