Seattle Business Honors Hadri Partovi, Trish Millines Dziko and 17 Other Leaders at the 2018 Tech Impact Awards


SEATTLE (September 25, 2018) – Hadi Partovi, cofounder and CEO of Code.org, and Trish Millines Dziko, cofounder and executive director of the Technology Access Foundation, were named the 2018 Tech Impact Champions at the annual Tech Impact Awards presented by Seattle Business magazine with the support of presenting sponsor UnitedHealthcare and signature sponsor AristaPoint.

During a ceremony at MoPOP in Seattle, Partovi and Millines Dziko joined 17 other honorees who were celebrated for their achievements in Washington’s tech sector. Honorees were chosen by a panel of judges from among a group of nominees in categories such as security, enterprise, entertainment and SaaS. A new category was added this year to highlight achievement in the financial technology sector.

“We are heartened by our region’s continued ability to lead the country in so many diverse tech sectors,” said Leslie Helm, executive editor of Seattle Business. “We present the Tech Impact Awards to recognize and encourage the innovation so important to our economy.”


THE 2018 TECH IMPACT AWARDS HONOREES:


TECH IMPACT CHAMPIONS
Hadi Partovi, cofounder and CEO, Code.org
Trish Millines Dziko, cofounder and executive director, Technology Access Foundation

CLOUD
Gold Award: Heptio, Seattle


SECURITY
Gold Award: Auth0, Seattle
Silver Award: Polyverse, Seattle


ENTERPRISE
Gold Award: Tableau Software, Seattle
Silver Award: Cray, Seattle


SAAS
Gold Award: Avalara, Seattle
Silver Award: Skilljar, Seattle


CONSUMER
Gold Award: Rover.com, Seattle
Silver Award: Crowd Cow, Seattle


EMERGING COMPANIES
Gold Award: Shyft Technologies, Seattle
Silver Award: Blue Canoe, Seattle
Silver Award: XNOR.AI, Seattle


FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY
Gold Award: Remitly, Seattle
Silver Award: Pushpay, Redmond


ANALYTICS
Gold Award: Amperity, Seattle
Silver Award: Highspot, Seattle


ENTERTAINMENT
Gold Award: Geocaching, Seattle


Read more about the Tech Impact Awards 2018 at seattlebusinessmag.com.

ABOUT SEATTLE BUSINESS:


Seattle Business is a monthly magazine read by thousands of business executives across the state. Annual events tied to its editorial coverage include the Executive Excellence Awards, Leaders in Health Care Awards,Washington Manufacturing Awards,Tech Impact Awards, Community Impact Awards, Family Business Awards, 100 Best Companies to Work For and Daring Women. Seattle Business is owned by Minneapolis-based Tiger Oak Publications, which also publishes Seattle magazine, Seattle Bride magazine and more than 20 other leading regional magazines.

Contact:
Leslie Helm
Executive Editor, Seattle Business magazine
leslie.helm@tigeroak.com

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