“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
–Steve Jobs

By Larry K. Williams, president and CEO of TAG

It takes extraordinary vision and leadership to successfully navigate our complex technology ecosystem. To go beyond and make a meaningful difference, especially during these turbulent times, is a rare accomplishment.

That’s why TAG is proud to recognize a select few leaders and organizations that surpass this high standard of excellence. On February 17, TAG will announce the winners of the 2022 TAG Technology Awards. The finalists were announced last week and listed according to different categories identifying their positive contributions to leadership, innovation and the broader technology community.

Congratulations to each of the below finalists. Thank you for inspiring all of us with your tremendous efforts.

Tech Leader of the Year – Non-Profit/Government/Education

  • Steven Ferguson, Chief Information Officer & Interim Deputy Commissioner – Economic Development, Technical College System of Georgia
  • John Matelski, Chief Innovation & Information Officer, Dekalb County
  • Phil Ventimiglia, Chief Innovation Officer, Georgia State University

Tech Leader of the Year – Private Sector/Corporate

  • Chris Berry, Chief Technology Officer & General Manager – PDI Security Solutions, PDI Software
  • Robin Gregg, Chief Executive Officer, RoadSync
  • Kathryn Mooney, Founder, Co-CEO, Chief Creative Officer, TwinFlame Development, LLC

Emerging Leader of the Year

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

Innovation Driven Company – Start-up

  • Knightley
  • MapHabit, Inc.
  • NuGen Systems

Innovation Driven Company – Small

  • Momnt Technologies, Inc. fka Artis Technologies
  • RoadSync
  • Vital4

Innovation Driven Company – Mid-Market

  • BitPay
  • GoFan
  • ParkMobile

Innovation Driven Company – Enterprise – Public Corporations

  • Aflac
  • NCR Corporation
  • Truist

Innovation Driven Company – Enterprise – Private Corporations

  • Bluefin
  • Flexential
  • Manheim, a Cox Automotive Company

Digital Transformation – Non-Profit/Government/Education

  • Invest Atlanta
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Technical College System of Georgia

Digital Transformation – Private Sector/Corporate

  • GoFan
  • LeasePlan USA
  • Wrench Group

Tech Evolution

  • Fiserv, Inc.
  • GoFan
  • Honeywell Connected Enterprise

Tech for Good

  • Atlanta Housing Authority
  • Comcast Business
  • Technical College System of Georgia