Kenect Adds Seasoned Executive David Burggraaf as CTO

Oct 4
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Press Release

PLEASANT GROVE, UT – October 5, 2023 – Kenect, a recognized leader in texting technology for small and medium-sized businesses, today announced the addition of David Burggraaf as Chief Technology Officer. Burggraaf joins Kenect at a pivotal time, as the company expands its reach and is named to the Inc 5000 list for the third consecutive year. 

 “I’ve known David for a number of years. He has an exemplary track record. He is also a world-class technology leader and a world-class human being. We are so we’re fortunate to welcome him to the Kenect team,” said Shaun Sorensen, CEO of Kenect. “David has a passion for leading high-performing teams and that will be very critical to Kenect’s success going forward.”

 Burggraaf joins Kenect after nearly 30 years of global technology experience, including 20 years in senior leadership positions at Lumio, Adobe/Workfront, Instructure, FamilySearch and Microsoft. In 2018, David was named CTO of the Year by the Utah Technology Council.

 “I’m thrilled to join the Kenect team,” said Burggraaf. “The trajectory and growth of the Kenect business, the product and the customer base have been nothing short of remarkable. I’m very excited to join at this pivotal time of explosive growth.”

 Kenect offers a variety of messaging solutions to tens of thousands of businesses throughout North America. Kenect is known for its unique approach to business texting, lead generation, remote payment and reputation management. Kenect has been listed in the Inc 5000 and the Deloitte Fast 500 for 3 years in a row. 

  About Kenect

At Kenect, we empower businesses to seamlessly connect with their customers. Our innovative texting tools are not just simple, but also elegant and user-friendly. Trusted by tens of thousands of companies across North America, our platform enables businesses to effortlessly engage with customers through text messages, generate online reviews, capture leads from their websites, conduct video chats, and facilitate secure payments. To learn more about Kenect visit or text us at (888) 972-7422.

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