Instructure SVP of Engineering, David Burggraaf, Named CTO of the Year by Utah Technology Council

The Utah Technology Council (UTC) recently hosted their Annual Members Meeting, reviewing the highlights of the past year and honoring key leaders in the community. One of the event’s honorees was Instructure’s very own Senior Vice President of Engineering David Burggraaf. 


David was nominated by a committee of Utah Technology Council members who are familiar with his work, accomplishments, and leadership style. David joined Instructure in 2014 as the company’s Vice President of Engineering and has become a trusted company leader.

David Burggraaf, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Instructure

Prior to joining Instructure in 2014, David was the Senior Vice President of Product Engineering at FamilySearch. Earlier in his career, he spent 12 years at Microsoft, as an engineer and engineering leader in in Window, Microsoft Server Products, and leading the Visual C++ product and business. 


UTC describes itself as the collective force behind Utah’s technology ecosystem, giving technology companies a powerful, unified voice as it fosters support from business, government, education and community leaders. Technology CEOs and senior business leaders join UTC to impact the growth and vitality of their companies, strengthen the skills of their workers, gain valuable access to key resources, and positively impact the region in which they operate.