Portland, OR. The Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) announced the winners of the 2016 Oregon Technology Awards, which celebrate excellence and achievement in the region’s technology industry. Keith Larson of Intel Capital was the recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The 32nd annual Oregon Technology Awards included awards for Technology Company of the Year (based on five size categories) as well as Influential Technology Company Not Headquartered in Oregon and Most Disruptive Technology. (Photo credit, Jason DeSomer)

Bob Conlin of NAVEX Global as the 2016 Technology Executive of the Year

Bob Conlin of NAVEX Global was honored as as the 2016 Technology Executive of the Year. Jason DeSomer Photography

“The influence and impact of TAO and the regional tech industry we serve has grown significantly over the last year.  Tech is driving the state’s economic growth.  And tonight we celebrated the leading tech companies with the biggest impact”, explained TAO CEO and President, Skip Newberry. The winners were selected from a wide spectrum of industries within the various award categories.

Scott Brown from Axian, Maxine Taylor from First Tech, Meggan Low from First Tech and Alina Periyani from Vestas at the 32nd annual Oregon Tech Awards

Scott Brown from Axian, Maxine Taylor from First Tech, Meggan Low from First Tech and Alina Periyani from Vestas at the 32nd annual Oregon Tech Awards. Jason DeSomer Photography

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Jason DeSomer Photography

Here’s a list of the 2016 Oregon Technology Award winners:

Technology Company of the Year – Pre-Revenue

CSQUIRE, Inc.

Technology Company of the Year – Emerging

Lumen Learning

Technology Company of the Year – Rising Star

Zapproved

Technology Company of the Year – Growth

Puppet

Technology Company of the Year – Enterprise

Cascade Microtech

Influential Technology Company Not Headquartered in Oregon

Jive Software

Most Disruptive Technology of the Year

Vacasa

The 2016 Awards program was presented by Jones Lang LaSalle andUnitedHealthcare. Additional sponsors include Salesforce, Comcast Business,KPMG, First Tech Federal Credit Union, USI, Conveyor, Cushman Wakefield, Hotel Eastlund JP Morgan Chase, McClenahan Bruer, New Relic, and Portland Trail Blazers.

To learn more, visit the Oregon Technology Awards webpage.

About the Technology Association of Oregon:

Technology Association of Oregon is a local nonprofit working to build opportunities, better our economy and unify a voice for innovation in Oregon and beyond.  A recognized leader in shaping and growing technology and business communities, TAO empowers businesses and entrepreneurs through networks, events, advocacy, resources and more.  With over 400 member-companies, TAO’s network brings together some of the largest companies in the world, small startups, and tech-enabled companies that are using technology to drive growth and innovation. For more information please visit www.techoregon.org.

 

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