Not too many people can say they have award-winning friends. I can. It really is a coincidence that people I meet in my regular role also are recognized by others as leaders in their field. But no one could be prouder than me when they get their moments in the spotlight.
It’s hard to imagine a better way to celebrate HATech’s one-year Arizona anniversary than as a sponsor of the Governor’s Celebration of Innovation. It was our honor to be included in one of the most prestigious tech events of the year, celebrating the innovation that Arizona has to offer and recognizing those finalists who made the cut.
The Arizona Technology Council, in conjunction with the Arizona Commerce Authority, announced the winners of the 2019 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) Awards. This marks the 16th year of this prestigious gala attended by more than 850 of Arizona’s top leaders in business, technology and government.
TechTalk enews provides a monthly round-up of member updates, technological advancements, milestones and awards, industry news, and featured content on the Council’s annual sponsors. Check out what’s happening in the Council’s October 2019 issue of TechTalk!
For his numerous contributions to the Arizona science and technology communities, Professor Emeritus James C. Wyant, the founding dean of The University of Arizona’s College of Optical Sciences, will be awarded the AccountabilIT Lifetime Achievement Award October 24 at the 2019 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation (GCOI) at the Phoenix Convention Center.
Honoring the leaders and visionaries whose body of work contribute to the growth and prosperity of Arizona’s technology sector, the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority have announced winners of individual, Future Innovators of the Year and Teacher of the Year awards, as well as company award finalists for the 2019 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards (GCOI) presented by Avnet, Inc.
The Outstanding Technology Senator of the Year, Outstanding Technology Representative of the Year and the Tech Ten Legislators were announced by the Arizona Technology Council, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority. The winning legislators will receive their honors at the 2019 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Awards (GCOI) presented by Avnet on October 24 at the Phoenix Convention Center
This year, MSS Business Transformation will be presenting the event’s newest accolade, the MSS Business Transformation Leader of the Year Award. This honor will be given to an executive or an organization (for-profit or not-for-profit) that has achieved significant business success driving positive, transformational change in their organization with measurable outcomes in 2018.