Vivint Smart Home Chief Engineering Officer JT Hwang Named a CXO of the Year by Utah Business


Hwang recognized as the driving force behind Vivint’s technological
transformation to a leading smart home company

Smart Home
, a leading smart home company in North America, today
announced that Chief Engineering Officer JT Hwang is one of Utah
magazine’s CXO of the Year honorees. Since joining the
company in 2008, Hwang has played a pivotal role in building the
company’s cloud-based smart home platform, creating a foundation for
growth and assembling a diverse team of innovators.

The CXO of the Year awards recognize senior executives for outstanding
performance in their roles. The selected executives demonstrate the
importance of providing strong financial leadership, visionary
innovation and social responsibility to Utah businesses.

“In addition to his brilliant technical mind and architectural genius,
JT brings a level of business savvy that is rare among technologists,”
said Matt Eyring, chief strategy and innovation officer at Vivint Smart
Home. “He’s a well-rounded executive who understand all aspects of the
business. He’s also an exceptional leader and brings out the best in

Hwang oversees all engineering efforts at Vivint Smart Home, including
the backend cloud infrastructure that supports more than a million smart
home customers and processes nearly a billion events per day. A
versatile leader, Hwang previously served as chief information officer,
where he led the creation of a fully integrated and automated IT
infrastructure. In 2012, he helped found the Vivint Innovation Center
and led the development of the company’s smart home platform.

Utah Business recognized Hwang and the 2018 honorees at an awards
ceremony at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City. He is also
featured in the magazine’s June

About Vivint Smart Home

Vivint Smart Home is a leading smart home company in North America.
Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home
consultation, professional installation and support delivered by its
Smart Home Pros, as well as 24/7 customer care and monitoring. Dedicated
to redefining the home experience with intelligent products and
services, Vivint serves more than one million customers. J.D. Power
rated Vivint Smart Home “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Home
Security Systems.” For more information, visit

Connect with Vivint Smart Home


Vivint Smart Home
Aaron Searle, 801-669-0494

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