The 2015 Tech Impact Awards

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In the stories that follow are the honorees in this year’s Tech Impact Awards. They constitute another splendid corps of inventive entrepreneurs who have taken good ideas and made them good business. From travel and entertainment to design and big data, the recipients this year embody the essence of ingenuity and resourcefulness. Congratulations to them all!

 

 CONSUMER
 Winner: EXPEDIA INC. 
 Silver Awards: AVVO, ROVER.COM

 

 

 CLOUD
 Winner: 2ND WATCH

 

 

 

 DESIGN/INTERFACE
 Winner: STRATOS PRODUCT  DEVELOPMENT
 Silver Awards: BLINK UX, TEAGUE

 

 

 MOBILE
 Winner: ROOTMETRICS
 Silver Award: POINT INSIDE

 

 

 MARKETING/ANALYTICS
 Winner: TUNE
 Silver Award: CONTEXT RELEVANT

 

 

 EMERGING TECH
 Winner: ANTHOLOGY
 Silver Award: NINTEX

 

 

 ENTERPRISE
 Winner: WINSHUTTLE

 

 

 

 GAMING
 Winner: VALVE

 

 

 

 SAAS
 Winner: ENERGYSAVVY
 Silver Awards: CHRONUS CORP.,  TALENTWISE

 

 

 EDUCATION
 Winner: FAITHLIFE/LOGOS BIBLE  SOFTWARE
 Silver Awards: CODE FELLOWS

 

 

 SECURITY
 Winner: APOLLO VIDEO  TECHNOLOGY
 Silver Awards: FINSPHERE  CORPORATION, CENTRI TECHNOLOGY

 

 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
 TOM ALBERG, MADRONA VENTURE  GROUP

 

 

Judges for the 2015 Tech Impact Awards

Elon Gasper, VP & director of research, Corum Group Ltd.
Ed Lazowska, Bill & Melinda Gates chair in computer science    & engineering, University of Washington
Mark Mader, CEO, Smartsheet.com
Matt McIlwain, managing director, Madrona Venture Group
Ken Myer, interim executive, Vantage Point
Grant Peterson, CTO, DocuSign
Bryan Starbuck, founder & CEO, WhiteHat Engineering
Cheryl  Vedoe, CEO, Apex Learning

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