TYSONS CORNER, Va. (PRWEB) October 25, 2016
Last night, the Northern Virginia technology community gathered at TechCelebration, the annual banquet of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation. The event featured the presentation of the 2016 NVTC Tech Awards, honoring groundbreaking companies, leaders and innovations in our region's technology community, and the new Veterans Employment Initiative (VEI) Veteran Service Award, recognizing NVTC member companies who have demonstrated a superlative level of engagement with the VEI and support for the Veteran community.
Congratulations to the following winners: Patrocinium Systems, Tech Patent of the Year; Michael B. O’Neil, Jr. of GetWellNetwork and Roger A. Krone of Leidos, Tech Executive of the Year; ScienceLogic, Tech Company of the Year (Under $50 Million in Revenue); Optoro, Tech Company of the Year (Over $50 Million in Revenue); and The MITRE Corporation, VEI Veteran Service Award.
Finalists and winners for the 2016 NVTC Tech Awards and VEI Veteran Service Award:
Tech Patent of the Year
- AEGIS.net, Inc.
- Fractograf, LLC
- Patrocinium Systems (WINNER)
- TransVoyant Inc.
Tech Executive of the Year
- Kimberley Hayes, The Ambit Group
- Roger A. Krone, Leidos (WINNER)
- Michael B. O’Neil, Jr., GetWellNetwork (WINNER)
- John Sheputis, Infomart Data Centers
- Doug Wagoner, SAIC
Tech Company of the Year Under $50 Million in Revenue
- Higher Logic
- ScienceLogic (WINNER)
Tech Company of the Year Over $50 Million in Revenue
- Datapipe Government Solutions
- LookingGlass Cyber Solutions
- Optoro (WINNER)
- Tenable Network Security
VEI Veteran Service Award
- The MITRE Corporation (WINNER)
In addition to the Tech Awards, the event also featured Steve Case, chairman and CEO of Revolution, who made remarks in accepting the Pinnacle Award for his outstanding leadership and contributions to the Northern Virginia community.
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The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; and the NVTC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and other priorities within Virginia's technology community. Visit NVTC at http://www.nvtc.org.