Thursday, February 17, 2022
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter at Ravinia


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

Additional consideration is given to current TAG members.

Applications are due by December 31st.

Purchase your tickets and tables today.

If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact Vince@tagonline.org.

2022 Award Categories

Public/Private Tech Leader of the Year

Recognizes a CIO, CISO or equivalent throughout Georgia in government, education or non-profit sector or public or private corporation 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.). Apply HERE


 

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.). Applicants are individuals with high potential to be a future leader, but is not currently in one of the top roles in their organization. Apply HERE


 

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. Apply HERE


 

Public/Non-profit and Corporate Digital Transformation of the Year

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. Apply HERE


 

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. Apply HERE


 

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. Apply HERE

Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor | $30,000 (1 Available)
Lunch Sponsor | $17,500 (2 Available)
Award Sponsor | $10,000 (13 Available)
Registration Sponsor | $6,250 (1 Available)
Corporate Sponsor | $6,250
Community Sponsor | $3,750
For more information on becoming a sponsor, please contact Vince DeSilva at vince@tagonline.org

2021 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
    • Gary Brantley, City of Atlanta (Winner)
    • Tamika Bass, Georgia Department of Revenue
Private Sector Finalists
    • Barry Hodges, ParkMobile, LLC (Winner)
    • Jennifer Baker, Synovus
    • Nick Costides, UPS

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
    • James Gaythwaite, Greenlight Financial Technology (Winner)
    • James Benninger, Genuine Parts Company
    • 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.

Startup Finalists
    • NXT Communications (Winner)
    • Impiricus
Small Sector Finalists
    • Curricula (Winner)
    • DataSeers
    • DefenseStorm
Mid-market Sector Finalists
    • Featurespace (Winner)
    • GROUNDFLOOR Finance
    • ParkMobile, LLC
Enterprise/Private Company Finalists
    • IDEMIA (Winner)
    • Manheim
    • OneTrust
Enterprise/Public Company Finalists
    • NCR Corporation (Winner)
    • Alithya Group Inc.
    • Google