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Mass Technology Leadership Council Announces Finalists for the 22nd Annual Technology Leadership Awards

September 11, 2019 GMT

BOSTON, Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Members of the Massachusetts innovation community gathered last night at PTC in Boston for a reception at which the state’s leading technology industry association announced finalists for the 2019 Mass Tech Leadership Awards. The 16 award categories, including a newly added category for the Massachusetts Growth Company of the Year, highlight the vitality, innovation and importance of the region’s internationally respected technology industry.

“Each year I am humbled to be part of a region and community with some of the most brilliant and creative minds in the world who work to solve the most complex problems we face today,” stated MassTLC CEO, Tom Hopcroft. “The impressive list of nominees this year demonstrates the depth and breadth that the tech and innovation ecosystem provides—from business enablement to medical devices, ed tech, cybersecurity, robotics, and advanced manufacturing—and continues to showcase the deep pool of talent and determination that makes Massachusetts a global hub.”


Finalists were selected from hundreds of nominations that were judged by panels of industry leaders in each of the 16 categories. Winners will be announced at the All Stars of Tech Winners’ Celebration on November 6 at Fenway Park. More details, advance registration and sponsorship information are available at https://www.masstlc.org/leadership-awards/.

Finalists in each of the 16 categories include:

CEO of the YearTom Leighton, Akamai Jacqueline Moloney, UMass Lowell Eric Mosley, Workhuman Martha Sullivan, Sensata William Wagner, LogMeIn


CEO of the Year - Emerging CompanyJaness Bruce, MeQuilibrium David Cancel, Drift Mike Massaro, Flywire Daniel Muzquiz & Mike Zani, The Predictive Index Derek Roos, Mendix

Chief Marketing Officer of the YearAlison Durant, LogMeIn Tom Erskine, One Door Jeanne Hopkins, Lola.com Laura Taylor, WordStream Sarah Welch, CarGurus

Chief People Officer of the YearJanine Allo, ezCater Dave Almeda, Kronos Heather Hartford, Acquia Lucy Lemons, WordStream Christina Luconi, Rapid7

Emerging Executive of the YearHillary Ashton, PTC Michael Bell, Agero Greg Joondeph-Breidbart, CarGurus Emmanuelle Skala, Toast Dorit Zilbershot, Attivio

Tech Excellence AwardRania Khalaf, IBM Research Kathleen Mitford, PTC Joshua Smith, Kaon Interactive Dmitri Tcherevik, Progress Daniel Theobald, Vecna Robotics

Massachusetts Company of the Year AkamaiKronosLogMeInPTC

Growth Company of the Year CyberArkEverbridgeMimecastRocket Software

Emerging Company of the Year BlueSnapMarkforgedNasuniThe Predictive Index

Digital Transformation in Education Care AcademyCengageCurriculum AssociatesEmpow StudiosUnruly Studios

Digital Transformation in Finance and Insurance AlgorandDipJarEdmitElsen IncTowerIQ

Digital Transformation in Healthcare BentomARkOnduoVirtudentWellist

Digital Transformation in Manufacturing Flexo ConceptsMarkforgedMerrow ManufacturingNye LubricantsVecna Robotics

Innovative Tech of the Year – Robotics 6 River SystemsDexai RoboticsMarkforgedRealtime RoboticsReWalk Robotics

Innovative Tech of the Year - Sales & Marketing ClypdInCrowdMonotypeOwl LabsPegasystems

Innovative Tech of the Year - Security ibossMimecastReversingLabsSilverside DetectorsSproxil

Awards Program Platinum Sponsors include: Marsh & McLennan Agency, PTC, PwC, Salesforce and The Speech Improvement Company

About Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, Inc.With 450 member companies, the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is the region’s leading technology association and the premier network for tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders. MassTLC’s purpose is to accelerate innovation by connecting people from across the technology landscape, providing access to industry-leading content and ideas and offering a platform for visibility for member companies and their interests. More at www.masstlc.org.

Contact: Sara Fraim, MassTLC sara@masstlc.org 781-993-9000