Build business opportunities for Montana through business expansion, retention, or recruitment efforts.
Assist the Governor in developing out-of-state Ambassadors who can serve as a voice for Montana in other states.
Assist in developing and exploring business options and opportunities for Montana.
Develop relationships with educational institutions, agencies, and systems that foster the Governor’s vision of economic vitality.
Support Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) initiatives for our communities like A World in Motion (AWIM) by providing STEM kits to Montana Schools.
Fichtler has spent his career in high-tech business management and marketing. He is also an entrepreneur and business investor, having started Montana companies like Gecko8 Studios and Fermion Technologies as well as co-founding the first and largest TEDx event in the state, TEDxBozeman. Most recently he has served as the Senior Marketing Specialist for Lattice Materials. Ken is a graduate of the Montana State University School of Business.