BOSTON, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leaders of the Massachusetts innovation community gathered last night at Foley Hoag in Boston for a reception where the state’s leading technology industry association announced finalists for the 2018 Mass Tech Leadership Awards. The 15 award categories highlight the vitality, innovation and importance of the region’s internationally respected technology industry.

“Massachusetts is an innovation powerhouse. We develop and attract visionary leaders and cutting-edge companies that drive the growth of our economy,” said MassTLC CEO Tom Hopcroft. “From cybersecurity and machine learning to consumer tech and connected products, the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Awards draws attention to the deep pool of talent, innovative spirit and determination that thrives in the region.”

Finalists were selected from hundreds of nominations that were judged by panels of industry leaders in each of the 15 categories. The pool of finalists will be further narrowed during the coming weeks. Winners will be announced at the Mass Technology Leadership Awards Gala on October 3rd at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center. More details, advance registration and sponsorship information are available at

Finalists in each of the 15 categories include:

CEO of the Year

Mohamad Ali, Carbonite
Peter Bauer, Mimecast
Jamie Ellertson, Everbridge
Bill Wagner, LogMeIn
Mike Zani, The Predictive Index

CMO of the Year

John Bigay, iZotope
Gordon Burnes, Bullhorn
Norman Guadagno, Carbonite
Ed Macri, Wayfair
Lawrence Schwartz, SoftwareONE

CTO of the Year

Stephen Boyer, BitSight Technologies
Dan Bricklin, Alpha Software
David Lakatos, Formlabs
Bill Ledingham, Black Duck Software
Daniel Theobald, Vecna Robotics

Emerging Executive of the Year

Gerald Beuchelt, LogMeIn
Rob Gonzalez, Salsify
Jessica Meher, Notarize
Sunanda Patuasarthy, Wayfair
Jane Price, Interactions

Massachusetts Company of the Year


Massachusetts Emerging Company of the Year

BitSight Technologies

Building a Better Workforce

The Predictive Index

Influential Consumer Tech of the Year

Coravin for The Coravin Model Eleven
Cybereason for RansomFree
iZotope for Spire Studio
Sheprd for Sheprd
Root Robotics for Root

Machine Learning in Action

Crimson Hexagon for BrightView
Data Robot for DataRobot
Edgewise for Edgewise
Sophos for Intercept X
Spotify for “This Is” Playlists

Connected Product of the Year

Coravin for Coravin Model Eleven
Signify for Interact Landmark
Tive for Tive
Vesper for VM1010

Innovative Tech of the Year: Robotics

6 River Systems for Chuck
Ori for Ori
Realtime Robotics for Rapid Plan MPA
Waypoint Robotics for Vector
Vecna for Tote Retrieval System

Innovative Tech of the Year: Sales & Marketing

Allego for Allego
clypd for clypd
Crayon for Crayon
Interactions for Interactions Digital Roots
WEVO for WEVO Platform

Innovative Tech of the Year: Security

Appsulate for Appsulate
Edgewise for Edgewise
IBM Resilient for IBM Resilient
Mimecast for Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection
ThreatStack for Threat Stack Cloud SecOps

Cutting Edge Technology of the Year

Coravin for The Coravin Model Eleven
iZotope for Spire Studio
Formlabs for Form Cell
Markforged for Metal X
Vesper for VM1010

Technology for a Better Tomorrow

Clear Ballot for ClearVote
eMotionRX for EMotionRx
The Learning Corp for The Constant Therapy
LogicManager for LogicManager
Wolters Kluwer for UpToDate® Pathways

The full list of finalists and registration for the Mass Technology Leadership Awards Gala can be found here.

Awards Program Platinum Sponsors: Microsoft, Marsh & McLennan Agency, PwC, and Salesforce

About Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, Inc.

With 500+ member companies, the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is the region’s leading technology association and the premier network for tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders. MassTLC’s purpose is to accelerate innovation by connecting people from across the technology landscape, providing access to industry-leading content and ideas and offering a platform for visibility for member companies and their interests. More at

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