More than 200 tech fans gathered yesterday for the first-ever virtual GCP Best of Tech Awards, which featured great music, fun conversation, lots of celebration and a virtual photo booth!
“It is extremely important to acknowledge, lift up, and promote the work that these companies and individuals are doing,” Megan Kim, GCP’s senior vice president of membership development and marketing and executive director of COSE, said in her opening remarks, “because it promotes our region and our industry to the next generation of tech professionals as a thriving place to live and work.”
In case you missed it, the 2020 award winners are:
Most Promising Startup: Augment Therapy
Best Support of the Tech Community: CWRU LaunchNet
IT Educator of the Year: Kenneth Atchinson, Baldwin Wallace University
Best Tech Services Company: Binary Defense
Best Technology Solution, Product or Device – In House: Cleveland Metroparks
Best Technology Solution, Product or Device – Commercial: Everykey
Tech Team of the Year: Avient's Tech Team
Tech Company of the Year – Large Company: Foundation Software
Tech Company of the Year – Small Company: Binary Defense and Metisentry (tie)
NEO CIO Forum Leadership Award winners:
- Amy Brady, KeyCorp
- Bill Blausey, Eaton Corporation
- John King, Lubrizol Corporation
- John Kish, Medical Mutual
- Brenda Kirk, KeyCorp
In addition, recipients of the RITE Teacher Rewards Program, CoolTech Challenge and the NEO CIO Forum Leadership Awards were honored.
Congratulations to all the nominees and winners!