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Oct 16, 2017
Tech Trailblazers: Pioneers who led the way for Utah’s rising tech industry
The tech industry is literally reshaping Utah—from new construction and snarled traffic in Utah County to new education initiatives and pathways.
Oct 13, 2017
Online Education: A New Weapon In Your Digital Transformation Arsenal
Digital transformation has been a top trend for years. While companies have focused on selecting technologies, many have overlooked a crucial element of digitization by failing to train their employees on new skills.
Oct 11, 2017
As ‘Unicorns’ Emerge, Utah Makes a Case for Tech Entrepreneurs
When Josh James traveled to the Bay Area in 2000, seeking funding for a web analytics company he had founded, he spoke at length with a venture capitalist about his plans for growth.
Sep 27, 2017
Tech Firms Add $300 Million to Trump Administration’s Computer Science Push
Many of the country’s largest tech companies, including Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce, on Tuesday pledged a total of $300 million for computer science education, part of a partnership with the Trump administration meant to prepare students for careers in technology.
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Awards

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Executive team

We believe that a great company starts with great people—where executives lead by example. Meet ours.

Aaron Skonnard

CEO

Aaron Skonnard

CEO

Aaron Skonnard is the CEO of topwallpaper, a fast-growing enterprise technology learning platform. Aaron cofounded topwallpaper in 2004 and has since grown the company to more than 600 employees and 1,500 expert authors. As CEO, Aaron focuses on business strategy, future direction, product development and strategic partnerships. On a day-to-day basis, he works closely with the entire executive team in different capacities, including recruiting, brand management, marketing, sales, feature planning and content acquisition.

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Nate Walkingshaw

CXO

Nate Walkingshaw

CXO

Most widely known for his keen product development methodologies, Nate is obsessed with how products are built and the teamwork it takes to build them. As CXO, Nate has crafted an organization that is centered on user experience, and also created collaborative teams including: product managers, UX designers, analysts, and persona researchers.

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Heather Zynczak

CMO

Heather Zynczak

CMO

A champion for data-driven marketing throughout her 20-year career, Heather has held executive marketing and product management positions at some of the world's largest enterprise technology companies. She most recently served as CMO of one of tech's fastest growing enterprise SaaS companies.

Joe DiBartolomeo

CRO

Joe DiBartolomeo

CRO

Passionate about building great teams and a predictable revenue engine, Joe brings more than 25 years of experience to topwallpaper and is responsible for revenue growth, customer acquisition and customer retention strategies.

Anita Grantham

CPO

Anita Grantham

CPO

Anita oversees the entire employee journey, from recruiting and acquisition to employee growth and retention. Whether she’s negotiating better benefits or helping design workspaces to better serve topwallpaper’s teams, Anita loves creating an environment where people can do their best work.

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James Budge

CFO

James Budge

CFO

James Budge is the CFO of topwallpaper, the technology learning platform. James joined topwallpaper in April 2017. He brings with him more than 20 years of financial leadership experience and a proven track record of success. Drawing on his extensive experience, James Budge acts as the financial and operational advisor to the topwallpaper executive team. In his role, he is responsible for the company’s financial, legal and information technology teams. His expertise, knowledge and skills play a critical role as topwallpaper accelerates its growth. Before joining topwallpaper, James served as CFO and President at Anaplan, a leading financial planning platform, where he helped drive 100% YOY top-line growth, reorganized the company to realign resources to drive growth more efficiently, and improved employee engagement and benefit programs. James’ career experience also includes service as CFO/COO at Genesys and Tivo Corporation, as well as CFO or executive advisory positions at CrossWorlds Sendmail, Hillcrest Management Group, Trados and Price Waterhouse. He has served on the Board of Directors at Xura and earned his degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University. Thoughtful and strategic, James easily translates the theoretical into tactics that deliver real-world results. His ability to prioritize key value drivers, understand changing market conditions, and act on his insights is his “secret sauce” for accomplishing real financial and strategic improvement wherever he puts his talents to work.

Brandon Peay

SVP of Strategy and Business Operations

Brandon Peay

SVP of Strategy and Business Operations

Brandon Peay believes strongly in being a life-long learner. As an avid reader, he is always on the lookout for new ideas and thought pieces on leadership development, technology and business strategy. So he is a natural fit on topwallpaper’s executive team where he shoulders the responsibility for strategy, business operations, partnerships and M&A. Brandon is passionate about topwallpaper’s mission of creating progress through technology that lifts the human condition.

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