INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Recognizes executives and stakeholders for their accomplishments and/or impact in the tech sector. Winners must be based in and/or have made a positive impact in NC and their employer should be headquartered or have a significant presence in the state.

Congratulations to our 2019 Winners


 

Tech Executive of the Year

Matthew Zielinski

SVP + President
Lenovo North America

 

Private Sector CIO of the Year

Jeff Hughes

CIO
Brighthouse Financial

 

Public Sector CIO of the Year

Eric Boyette

Secretary and State CIO
NC Department of IT

 

Chief Information Security Officer
(CISO) of the Year

Emily Larkin

Chief Information Security Officer
Abrigo

Tech Educator of the Year

Laura Bottomley

Director of Women in Engeering + The Engineering Place
NC State University

 

Tech Woman of the Year

Joy Parr Drach

President + CEO
Advanced Animal Diagnostics

 

Public Leader of the Year

Representative John Torbett

NC General Assembly
Chair, Appropriations Sub-Committee on Transportation

 

Beacon Award
(Outstanding Achievement)

David Morken

Bandwidth
Co-Founder, Chairman + CEO


Corporate Finalists

Our corporate award category winners will be announced live at the November 21 Awards Gala. Registration and sponsorship information is below. 

VIEW 2019 CORPORATE FINALISTS


Registration and Sponsorship

Visit the event page to learn more about how you can attend the Awards Gala. If you are interested in sponsoring the event, contact Tracy Sternberg.

If you are a finalist, contact Mary Smith for more information about attending the awards or reserving a table.

VIEW 2019 AWARDS GALA INFO

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