Business Elevated Podcast (Season 5 Episode 28)
This podcast series features business and government leaders discussing what it’s like to live and work in the great state of Utah.
In this episode, host Pete Codella, managing director of business services at the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity, talks with guests Ryan Starks, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Opportunity, David Carlebach, managing director of international programs at World Trade Center Utah (WTCU), and Ike Ikeme, vice president of investments and strategic partnerships at RevRoad about the state’s recent trade mission to the UK and France.
They discuss Utah’s economic development, international investment, and the significance of trade missions. Starks emphasizes Utah’s unique position as a state with strong infrastructure and cooperative collaboration. Carlebach highlights WTCU’s role in connecting Utah companies globally and enhancing trade opportunities. Ikeme highlights the vibrant Utah ecosystem for startups and the impact of trade missions in fostering international relationships and investments.