Utah Tech University

Dave Elkington

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David Elkington founded XANT (formerly InsideSales.com) in 2004 to revolutionize the sales industry through a data driven reformation by empowering sales reps and leaders with intelligent tools, insights and technology. He has a rich background in technology, venture capital and corporate development.

Active in the Utah technology community, Dave is a co-founder of Silicon Slopes, an initiative to promote Utah’s high-tech industry. He teaches entrepreneurship at Brigham Young University, is an active investor and adviser in technology start-ups, and is passionate about K-12 computer science education where he and his wife Alese founded KidsCode and GirlsCode, a private/public sector bridge program to teach computer science in Utah’s elementary schools and summer camps. Dave holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Philosophy from Brigham Young University with minors in Business, Japanese and Hebrew.