Program Manager, Communications
As Communications Manager for the Illinois Science and Technology Coalition, Utsav is responsible for all organizational marketing, outreach and digital efforts, and provides research and editorial assistance with press releases and the ISTC publications: the ISTC Catalyst and the Illinois Innovation Index.
Prior to this position, Utsav was Program Intern for the ISTC, providing communications and programmatic support for the ISTC/I. Utsav has also completed internships with World Business Chicago, the city’s economic development agency, Tusk Strategies, a regulatory consulting firm, the Museum of Science and Industry’s STEM outreach programs, and Chicago Inno, a hyperlocal media outlet covering technology, startups and innovation in the Chicago region.
Utsav received his BS in Industrial Management from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, IL, is originally from Mumbai, India, and enjoys volunteering at Chicago’s PAWS animal shelter in his free time.