2016 Tech Impact Awards: The List

All the winners and Silver Award honorees.

Faster. Leaner. Smarter. These are the watchwords of the region’s tech sector as more companies move to the cloud and more services spring up to help them do so. The speed of development, the economies of central management and the constant raising of the bar are fueling a tech impact of impressive proportions.

Seattle’s growing dominance in the cloud and the emergence of big data analytics make the Puget Sound region an exciting place to be. On the pages that follow, we shine a spotlight on 21 honorees whose efforts and accomplishments have been instrumental in this growth. 

Congratulations to the recipients of Seattle Business magazine’s 2016 Tech Impact Awards!

 Winner: BitTitan
 Silver Award: SkyKick


 Intelligent Applications
 Winner: Turi
 Silver Awards: Inrix, Inc. and Indix Corporation


SaaS (Software as a Service)

 Winner: Apptio
 Silver Awards: Acumatica and Vertafore


 Winner: Chef Software
 Silver Award: Qumulo



 Winner: Avvo
 Silver Award: OfferUp


 User Interface
 Winner: Amazon.com
 Silver Award: Skype Translator


Virtual/Augmented Reality

 Winner: Microsoft Hololens
 Silver Awards: Envelop VR and Valve Corporation


 Emerging Technology/Productivity
 Winner: Impinj
 Silver Award: Kymeta Corporation


 Winner: QuoteWizard


 Tech Champion
 Winner: Ed Lazowska


Judges for the 2016 Tech Impact Awards*
Timothy Goddard, senior vice president of marketing, Corum Group Ltd.  |  Tom Hull, CEO, CloudCoreo 
Ed Lazowska, Bill & Melinda Gates chair in computer science & engineering, University of Washington
Matt McIlwain, managing director, Madrona Venture Group  |  Ken Myer, interim executive  
Heather Redman, vice president of business operations and general counsel, Indix Corporation 
* Judges do not vote on nominations that might present a conflict of interest.

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