ATLANTA (May 9, 2023) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) today shares the award winners from the 2023 Georgia Technology Summit including the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Georgia and the TAG Impact Award.
The annual Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Georgia, also called “Top 10,” recognizes innovative technology companies, inviting them to share their companies’ innovations live on stage at the Georgia Technology Summit. These companies are selected by the Top 40 committee, an independent panel of technology experts and investors led by chair Dennis Zakas. Top 10 companies must audition and are then selected to present to a live audience of technology professionals.
This year’s Top 10 companies are:
- PDI Technologies
Following their presentations, attendees of the Georgia Technology Summit vote live from their phones to select People’s Choice Awards, including Best Overall, Best Exhibit, Coolest Technology, and Best Presentation. Votes are tallied, and the winners were announced on stage at the Georgia Technology Summit.
The winners of the 2023 People’s Choice Awards are:
- Best Overall – Loupe
- Best Exhibit – Speedscale
- Coolest Technology – AdPipe
- Best Presentation – Kobiton
Best Overall winner Loupe is a digital streaming platform for art for televisions and other connected devices, led by Founder and CEO Dot Bustelo.
TAG also announced at Georgia Technology Summit that Wendy Kemp is the 2023 TAG Impact Award winner. The TAG Impact Award recognizes a TAG member serving on a society board who embodies the ideals of servant leadership and advances the TAG mission to connect, promote, influence and educate Georgia’s technology ecosystem, to advance the innovation economy. Members from TAG’s 20 societies nominate their peers for the Impact Award and applications are then voted on within the TAG community.
Kemp is a board member of the Southeastern Software Association Society at TAG and serves as Managing Partner at Brickhouse Resources. Kemp has been a proud member of TAG for over a year.
“Congratulations to all the award winners represented at this year’s Georgia Technology Summit,” said Larry Williams, President and CEO of the Technology Association of Georgia. “The bright individuals and shining organizations that promote Georgia as a hub of innovation can often go unrecognized, and TAG seeks to identify the strongest, most innovative leaders from across the state of Georgia.”
For more information and highlights on this year’s Georgia Technology Summit, please visit www.georgiatechnologysummit.com.
About the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG drives innovation among Georgia’s technology community, inspires tech leaders, and fosters inclusivity through four foundational pillars: connect, promote, influence and educate.
TAG serves more than 30,000 members statewide through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG hosts more than 100 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 20 professional societies.
TAG provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies, and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.
Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.
For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit www.tagedonline.org.