The TAG Technology Awards recognize companies and individuals throughout Georgia whom made an impact in 2020:

  • Companies that developed an innovative technology (hardware, software, etc) solution to make companies and organizations stand out in any industry
  • Individuals that inspired their team, led innovation and delivered value to their organization or industry

 

Congratulations to the 2021 TAG Technology Award Winners!

Emerging Leader of the Year

James Gaythwaite, Greenlight Financial Technology

 

 

Public Tech Leader of the Year

Gary Brantley, City of Atlanta

 

 

Private Tech Leader of the Year

Barry Hodges, ParkMobile

Innovation Driven Company | Startup

 

Innovation Driven Company | Small

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Innovation Driven Company | Mid-market

 

Innovation Driven Company | Enterprise, Private

 

Innovation Driven Company | Enterprise, Public

2021 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.)

  • Tech Leader of the Year – Public Sector
    • Tamika Bass, Georgia Department of Revenue
    • Gary Brantley, City of Atlanta
    • Steven Ferguson, Technical College System of Georgia
  • Tech Leader of the Year – Private Sector
    • Jennifer Baker, Synovus
    • Nick Costides, UPS
    • Barry Hodges, ParkMobile, 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.)

  • Emerging Leader of the Year
    • James Benninger, Genuine Parts Company
    • James Gaythwaite, Greenlight Financial Technology
    • Adam Rykowski, OneTrust

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.

  • Innovation Company of the Year – Startup
    • Impiricus
    • NXT Communications
  • Innovation Companyof the Year – Small
    • Curricula
    • DataSeers
    • DefenseStorm
  • Innovation Company of the Year – Mid-market
    • Featurespace
    • GROUNDFLOOR Finance
    • ParkMobile, LLC
  • Innovation Company of the Year – Enterprise/Private Company
    • IDEMIA
    • Manheim
    • OneTrust
  • Innovation Company of the Year – Enterprise/Public Company
    • Alithya Group Inc.
    • Google
    • NCR Corporation