North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest was recently named “Public Leader of the Year” at the NC Tech Awards gala hosted by the NC Technology Association (NCTA).
— NC Technology Assn (@NCTA) November 10, 2017
Around 700 people attended the awards gala that honored “The Beacons” in NC technology business. The gala was held on November 9th.
The 2017 NCTA winner categories encompassed individuals, corporations and best new startups. Lt. Governor Dan Forest’s award came under the heading of Individual Award Winners.
Outstanding Achievement: David Jones, Peak 10 + ViaWest
Private Sector Chief Information Officer: Jerry Traynham, Railinc
Public Sector Chief Information Officer: Jeff Stovall, City of Charlotte
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO): Craig Froelich, Bank of America
Public Leader of the Year: Lt. Gov. Dan Forest
Tech Educator of the Year: Robert Gotwals, NC School of Science & Math
Tech Executive of the Year: Chris Chuang, Republic Wireless
Tech Woman of the Year: Melissa Wittner, Inmar
Top 10 Startups to Watch Winners included Brilliant Sole, BruVue, CloudGenera, Cultivate, Ekos Brewmaster, Kingsmen Software, ProAxion, Quantworks, Reveal Mobile and Voxelight.
The list of Corporate Award Winners included two wins for Pendo.
AvidXchange: Software Company
SoftPro: Mid-Size Company
Bandwidth: Large Company
Brady Services: Use of Technology – Innovative Workplace
Citrix: Industry Driven
Cree: Internet of Things
Duke University: Use of Technology – Analytics
ecomdash: Use of Technology – e-commerce
ERC Broadband: Corporate Impact
Medfusion: Innovative Product
Netsertive: New Media/Digital Marketing
Pendo: Use of Technology – Customer Service
Pendo: Small Company
Railinc: Use of Technology – Business Value