Thursday, February 2, 2023

11:00-1:00 PM

Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center

Lunch will be provided


TAG Technology Awards promotes and celebrates the inclusive technology community throughout Georgia. Nominations are open to any company, organization and leader located in Georgia.

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2023 Award applications are now open! Apply by December 30th, 2022.

 

2023 Award Categories

Tech Leader of the Year

Recognizes a CIO, CISO or equivalent throughout Georgia who has primary IT leadership responsibility within his/her organization, and demonstrated leadership, driven innovation, and delivered value to their organization (e.g. revamped IT organization, contributed to employer’s mission/profit/efficiency in a major way, etc.) in 2022.

Emerging Leader of the Year

Recognizes a rising leader in any type or size Georgia organization who demonstrated leadership, driven innovation, and delivered value to their organization or industry (e.g. revamped IT organization, contributed to employer’s mission/profit/efficiency in a major way, etc.) in 2022. Applicants are individuals with high potential to be a future leader, but is not currently in one of the top roles in their organization.

Tech for Good

Recognizes a 2022 program or project that utilizes technology to positively impact under-served individuals or communities, promotes inclusiveness and creates equity in Georgia.

Tech Evolution

Recognizes a technology program or product that pre-existed for one purpose and was adapted for another purpose with positive impact in 2022.

Innovation Driven Company

Recognizes a company throughout Georgia who has developed an innovative technology (hardware, software, etc.) solution or are using existing technology in an innovative way to make companies and organizations stand out in any industry in 2022.

2023 Sponsorship Opportunities

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2022 Award Categories
Winners & Finalists

Public/Private Tech Leader of the Year

Recognizes a CIO or equivalent throughout Georgia who has primary IT leadership responsibility within his/her organization, and demonstrated leadership, driven innovation, and delivered value to their organization (e.g. revamped IT organization, contributed to employer’s mission/profit/efficiency in a major way, etc.)

Public Sector Finalists
    • Winner: Phil Ventimiglia, Chief Innovation Officer, Georgia State University
    • Steven Ferguson, Chief Information Officer & Interim Deputy Commissioner – Economic Development, Technical College System of Georgia
    • John Matelski, Chief Innovation & Information Officer, Dekalb County
Private Sector Finalists
    • Winner: Robin Gregg, Chief Executive Officer, RoadSync
    • Chris Berry, Chief Technology Officer & General Manager – PDI Security Solutions, PDI Software
    • Kathryn Mooney, Founder, Co-CEO, Chief Creative Officer, TwinFlame Development, LLC

Emerging Leader of the Year

Recognize emerging leaders throughout Georgia in organization who demonstrated leadership, driven innovation, and delivered value to their organization or industry (e.g. revamped IT organization, contributed to employer’s mission/profit/efficiency in a major way, etc.)

Finalists
    • Winner: Rachel Ozias, VP – Marketing, Comcast Business
    • Deb Largen, Senior Director – Global Business Technology Services, Manhattan Associates
    • Lauren Patrick, VP – Marketing, Curricula

Innovation Driven Company

Recognize companies throughout Georgia have developed an innovative technology (hardware, software, etc) solution or are using existing technology in an innovative way to make companies and organizations stand out in any industry.

Startup Finalists
    • Winner: MapHabit, Inc.
    • Knightley
    • NuGen Systems
Small Sector Finalists
    • Winner: RoadSync
    • Momnt Technologies, Inc. fka Artis Technologies
    • Vital4
Mid-market Sector Finalists
    • Winner: GoFan
    • BitPay
    • ParkMobile
Enterprise/Private Company Finalists
    • Winner: Manheim, a Cox Automotive Company
    • Bluefin
    • Flexential
Enterprise/Public Company Finalists
    • Winner: NCR Corporation
    • Aflac
    • Truist

Digital Transformation

Recognizes a government, education or non-profit entity and a public or private corporation throughout Georgia who’s digital transformation implemented in the last 12 months impacted their organization’s efficiencies, customer interactions, profit margin and/or impacted the organization’s advancement of their mission.

Non-Profit/Government/Education Finalists
    • Winner: Kennesaw State University
    • Invest Atlanta
    • Technical College System of Georgia
Private Sector/Corporate Finalists
    • Winner: Wrench Group
    • GoFan
    • LeasePlan USA

Tech For Good

Recognizes a 2021 program or project that utilizes technology to positively impact under-served individuals or communities, promotes inclusiveness and creates equity in Georgia.

Finalists
    • Winner: Comcast Business
    • Atlanta Housing Authority
    • Technical College System of Georgia

Tech Evolution

Recognizes a technology program or product that pre-existed for one purpose and was adapted for another purpose with positive impact in 2021.

Finalists
    • Winner: Honeywell Connected Enterprise
    • Fiserv, Inc.
    • GoFan