Scott Sternberg is the Executive Director of the Boulder Economic Council and Associate Vice President for Economic Vitality. Sternberg holds significant leadership experience in international business, entrepreneurial startup ventures, and research technology development. He most recently served as President of Vaisala Inc., a manufacturer of professional weather and industrial environmental sensors, systems and solutions. Prior to his initial employment and escalating roles within Vaisala, Sternberg worked to position the venture capital backed Photometrics for sale to Roper Technologies, where he then worked for a number of years to build their portfolio of digital imaging companies.
Aside from his direct business experience, Sternberg has been actively engaged throughout his career in service to economic development, technology transfer and environmental sustainability goals. He was Chair of the Board of Directors for CO-LABS, helping to position the organization as both a strong advocate for federal research investment and a true partner in the conversion of scientific findings into business enterprise. Sternberg also served on the Board of Trustees for the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) and currently sits on the External Advisory Board for the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University.
As the Director of Workforce Development, Matt doggedly pursues ways to create and connect opportunities between businesses, job seekers, and burgeoning professionals of Boulder and its surrounding communities. Matt has over 12 years of experience in marketing and communications related to business development and K-12 education. Prior to his role with the Boulder Chamber, he served as the Director of Community and Business Development of St. Vrain Valley Schools, where he helped align career technical education with pertinent skill building activities, local industry needs, and regional workforce initiatives.
Over the past three years, Matt has assumed leadership roles with several chambers, economic development, workforce, and sector partnership boards. He takes a hands-on approach with this work and looks for ways to simplify systems, share impactful stories, and build relationships that improve the economic vitality of our local community.
As an Economic Development Analyst, Louis works with local and regional businesses to help professionals better understand data related to local demographics, real estate, transportation, workforce, foot-traffic, and other strategic values.
Louis is currently a graduate student at the University of Denver and is enrolled in the Economics and Social Policy Masters Program. He also has minors in International Studies, Statistics, and Math.
His pastimes include baseball statistics, rugby, music, the outdoors, and cooking.