MassTLC Leadership Awards Finalists Announced


Note: MassTLC has re-opened the individual awards categories — CEO, CTO, CMO, and Emerging Executive — for additional nominations. Please go to our Leadership Awards page to nominate by August 10th.

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

CMO of the Year

CTO of the Year

Emerging Executive of the Year

Massachusetts Company of the Year

Massachusetts Emerging Company of the Year

Building a Better Workforce

Influential Consumer Tech of the Year

Machine Learning in Action

Connected Product of the Year

Innovative Tech of the Year: Robotics

Innovative Tech of the Year: Sales & Marketing

Innovative Tech of the Year: Security

Cutting Edge Technology of the Year

Technology for a Better Tomorrow


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

Learn more about the Awards nomination and judging processes here.

Thanks to our Awards Program Platinum Sponsors: Microsoft, Marsh & McLennan Agency, PwC, and Salesforce Commerce Cloud