2016 Tech Impact Awards: The List

All the winners and Silver Award honorees.
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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!
 

 Cloud
 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

 

 Enterprise
 Winner: Chef Software
 Silver Award: Qumulo

 

 

 Consumer/Retail
 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

 

 Marketing/Analytics
 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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