SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. (September 27, 2017) – The Tampa Bay Technology Forum (TBTF) is proud to announce their 14th Annual Tampa Bay Tech Awards, presented at an evening ceremony on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg, FL.
General admission tickets are available now at https://2017techawards.eventbrite.com.
TBTF’s annual technology awards are given to promote and celebrate corporate excellence, individual achievement and programmatic execution in the Greater Tampa Bay area.
With over 150 nominations spanning 8 categories, these finalists represent the best and the brightest within the technology community. Daniel James Scott, Executive Director of TBTF, adds that “Tampa Bay, collectively, is making incredibly significant strides in technology. It is important to reflect on our successes and reward those companies, people and programs that make our region shine.”
Emerging Technology Company of the Year
Recognizes a Tampa Bay headquartered company creating an impact through innovation, fast growth, and giving back to our community.
Excellence in Service
Recognizes a Tampa Bay organization committed to advancing our region’s technology community and able to demonstrate excellence in the quality, innovation, or results of the work with at least one local technology firm.
Technology Company of the Year
Recognizes a Tampa Bay headquartered company committed to advancing our region’s technology community and able to demonstrate excellence in their people, programs and projects within their industry.
Technology Project of the Year
Recognizes a technology project – developed and lead by an in-house team in Tampa Bay – that created regional, national and/or international impact through visibility for our region, disruption within your industry, or transformative effect on your business.
Workplace Culture Program of the Year
Recognizes a company or organization that developed an innovative and effective workplace culture program.
Emerging Technology Leader of the Year
Recognizes an up and coming professional (Must be no older than 40 on or before December 31, 2017) who has made a positive impact on their firm and the technology industry regardless of title.
Director, Americas IoT Solutions Group
Cloud Development Team Lead
Manager, Cloud Computing | StreamOne DevOps
Technology Executive of the Year
Recognizes a C-level technology executive who has made a significant and positive impact on their firm and the technology industry. Nominees must hold the title of CIO, CTO, CISO (or a variation thereof) and have direct oversight of at least 10 subordinates on their staff.
Raymond (Ray) Carr
Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Technology Officer
Occam Technology Group
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Technology
Technology Leader of the Year
Recognizes a demonstrated leader who has made a significant and positive impact on their firm, their technology field, and our local region’s technology community.
Agile Transformation Manager, Agile Coach
Cybersecurity Director & CTO
Mallory Tai Taylor
Cofounder & COO
Meetup of the Year: Tampa Bay Agile
Technology Innovation Team of the Year: Tampa Bay Sports and Entertainment
Green/Sustainability Award: Urban E Recycling
UX Design and Innovation Project of the Year: Tech Data ft. Christian Reich
Agile Coach of the Year: Julee Bellomo, AgileThought
Student Workforce Initiative of the Year: SPC ft. JP Morgan Chase & Co.
The 14th Annual Tampa Bay Tech Awards are sponsored by AgileThought, Forsythe, Hivelocity, ReliaQuest and Tech Data. Annual sponsors include Accenture, Dobler Consulting, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Nielsen, Triad Retail Media, Tribridge and Vology. Event sponsors include Aon, City of St. Petersburg, GSP Retail, St. Petersburg Area Economic Development Corporation, St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, St. Petersburg Greenhouse and TeleVoIPs.
The Tampa Bay Technology Forum, or TBTF, empowers Florida’s largest and fastest-growing tech hub. http://tbtf.org
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