A business executive with 20 years of experience in a variety of industries, Mr. Heimburger has managed corporate business development, marketing and global strategy for large multinational firms.
Mr. Heimburger has lived and worked overseas numerous times. He previously managed strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions for Intuit in Asia and North America. Prior to that, he worked for Itochu International Inc. developing global business projects throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas. He speaks fluent Japanese.
In October 2005, Mr. Heimburger was appointed by Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. to be Director for Asia-Pacific in the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. His focus includes business and diplomatic collaboration between Utah and Asia. He works closely with public and private counterparts abroad to increase Utah exports, solicit foreign direct investment, and promote tourism. He serves on the Utah International Trade Commission, the Utah-Taihu Institute for Environmental Research, and is an adjunct professor of International Business at the Gore School of Business at Westminster College.
Mr. Heimburger holds an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University; he obtained his BA from Brigham Young University in International Relations. He is an avid skier and tennis player, and enjoys hiking and mountain biking. Mr. Heimburger currently lives in Salt Lake City with his wife and two daughters.