Wavteq's Co-Founder and CCO appointed to the board of IEDC

Wavteq's Co-Founder and CCO appointed to the board of IEDC

Chris’ appointment is recognition of his leadership and contribution to the field of economic development, particularly in relation to the use of software solutions to enhance investment attraction and promotion efforts. As well as managing the commercial operations for Wavteq, Chris leads the data franchise for fDi Intelligence, Financial Times/Nikkei in the US market.

The appointment also highlights IEDC’s commitment to further extend its reach and influence in the economic development community across geographies, platforms and modes of delivery, including its well-established certification programme.

We are delighted to welcome Chris to the Board of IEDC. Chris is recognised as a dynamic young leader in economic development and brings valuable international perspectives having worked extensively in Europe and Asia as well as the US. The global reach and influence of economic development was a major theme at this year’s Annual Conference, and we look forward to Chris’ inputs on how our members can most effectively leverage investment opportunities for their communities.

Jeff Finkle, President and CEO, International Economic Development Council (IEDC)

I am excited to join the board of IEDC and I look forward to working with other recognised industry leaders. I’m passionate about excellence in economic development and am keen to support IEDC in their mission to extend and enhance professional development through collaboration, systems and knowledge sharing.

Chris Knight, Co-Founder and CCO, Wavteq