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Nomination Period: May 1st – June 6th
Judging Night: June 19th at Rocket Software in Waltham
Summer Reception & Finalist Announcement: July 18th @ Foley Hoag
Mass Tech Leadership Awards Gala: October 3rd at the Seaport World Trade Center
The Massachusetts Technology Leadership Awards is the Commonwealth’s most prestigious tech awards program, dubbed the “Academy Awards” of tech. The program kicks off each April with a nomination period and culminates in September with an annual Awards Gala that draws top executives and teams from companies throughout the Commonwealth. The Awards Gala brings together more than 800 of the region’s top tech leaders and innovators to network and celebrate the region’s top leaders, companies, and technologies.
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CEO of the Year: Niraj Shah, Wayfair
CTO of the Year: Wayne Whitcomb, Salesforce
Emerging Executive of the Year: Katie Burke, HubSpot
Company of the Year: athenahealth
Emerging Company of the Year: Toast
Building a Better Workforce Award: EF Education First
Innovative Tech of the Year – Financial: Elsen, Inc. for Elsen nPlatform
Innovative Tech of the Year – Consumer: Franklin Robotics for Tertill
Innovative Tech of the Year – IoT: Elemental Machines for Elemental Machines Sensory Network
Innovative Tech of the Year – Robotics: Soft Robotics for Grippers and Control Systems
Innovative Tech of the Year – Security: Veridium for VeridiumAD
Innovative Tech of the Year – Sales & Marketing: Yottaa for Yottaa
Cutting Edge Tech of the Year – Desktop Metal for DM Studio System
Technology for a Better Tomorrow – Sterilis for Sterilis
Do you have to be a MassTLC member to submit a nomination?
No, you do not have to be a member to submit a nomination.
Is there a limit to how many nominations I can submit?
No, there is no limit to the amount of nominations you submit.
Is there a cost to submit a nomination?
Yes, there is a $50 nomination fee that is collected with each application. This is a fee for the processing and review of your nomination.
What happens after my nomination is submitted?
The nominations are reviewed and nominees are contacted after the nomination period closes at the end of May. There is a mandatory in-person judging night on Tuesday, June 19th at Rocket Software in Waltham for nominees that move to the next round.
When are finalists announced?
Finalists are announced at MassTLC’s Summer Reception on July 18th. All nominees receive 2 complimentary passes to the reception.
When are winners announced?
Winners are announced at the Mass Tech Leadership Awards Gala on Wednesday, October 3rd at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.
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