Techie Awards 2020

August 6, 2020

Technology First Leadership Awards

The Techies: 2020 Awards Celebration

7th Annual

The Technology First Leadership Awards recognize the contributions of information technology students and professionals ensuring a vibrant Southwest Ohio IT community.Recognizing Individuals and Teams exemplifying Technology First Values
Creating a community to share knowledge, grow business, and build for the future.
 
Thursday, August 6th | 5:00 – 7:30pm
Mandalay Event and Banquet Center

Our Region’s Legacy of Leaders…Past Winners

          Outstanding Technology Team

An IT department that has impacted the efficiency, productivity, and performance of their company.

 
 
Sponsored by:
DDC 2020 website
 
And the Finalists are:
Heidelberg Distributing IT Team          
Application Administration Team at Sinclair College      
Silfex IT Team        

                                                                                                   

Best IT Services Company

An IT company that has increased its investment in the Dayton region through
revenue, jobs, or capacity.

Sponsored by:
 BusinessSolutionsCenter website

 
And the Finalists are:
Cincinnati Bell      
Advanced Technology Consulting (ATC)    
TEKsystems Dayton Team

                   

                   


IT Executive of the Year

A senior level professional responsible for influencing progress and developing teams through leadership excellence.

Support Excellence in Innovation… Sponsorship Opportunities

 
 
And the Finalists are:
Christopher Kuhl, CISO, Dayton Children's
          Rene Carter, IT Director, Heidelberg Distributing   
David Goodwin, Partner, Advanced Technology Consulting

                             

                             


Emerging Technology Leader

An IT professional that has exhibited excellence and technical leadership within their organization.

Support Excellence in Innovation… Sponsorship Opportunities

 
 
And the Finalists are:
          Nick Enger, CTO, Advanced Technology Consulting
Jonathan Sparks, CTO, Expedient Technology Solutions     
Shawn Waldman, CEO, Secure Cyber Defense

                                                 


Most Promising Startup Company

A technology startup that has shown great innovation and promise in the Dayton and SW Ohio region. v


Support Excellence in Innovation… 
Sponsorship Opportunities

 
And the Winner is:
Recless Tech

         


Award of Excellence - Student Project

An IT college student or team that exhibited excellence while delivering a capstone project.

Sponsored by:
 SOCHE website
 
And the Finalists are:
David Appleby, Sinclair College        
"Adrift" Computer Science Team, Cedarville University    
Timothy Haas, Wright State University

                   


IT Project of the Year

A technical or business project that made a significant contribution, in terms of product/service; process; or people, to achieve company’s strategic goals and exhibited excellence in management of the project.

Sponsored by:

PMI

 
And the Winner is:
Hobart Service

Want to sponsor the 2021 Techies?  Please contact kregan@technologyfirst.org

Title Sponsor – $4,000 

  • 5 Event Passes
  • Pre-event marketing on our website, email communications, and social media
  • Recognition at the event and photos with winners and participants
  • Opportunity to give a 5-minute overview of your company to more than 100 CIO’s, CEO’s, Presidents and Founders of some of the area’s most notable tech companies
  • Introduction of a category and Winner
  • Mentioned in the MAY-JUNE issues of Tech First magazine (depending on date of purchase)
  • Marketing materials at each place setting

 Category Sponsorships $1,500 (3 Categories remaining!)

  • 2 Event Passes
  • Pre- event marketing on our website, email communications, and social media
  • Recognition at the event and photos with winners and participants
  • Opportunity to give a 1-minute overview of your company to more than 100 CIO’s, CEO’s, Presidents and Founders of some of the area’s most notable tech companies
  • Introduction of the category and Winner
  • Mentioned in the MAY-JUNE issues of Tech First magazine (depending on date of purchase)

 

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