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2018 AZ Top Tech Exec Awards

Awards to Arizona Individuals or Groups to Recognize
Leadership and Achievements in Technology

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Phoenix Business Journal

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Awards to Arizona individuals or groups to recognize leadership in using or developing technology to be an extremely noteworthy asset to their businesses, other disciplines, or the State's economy as a whole. Nominees may be CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, technology innovators or advocates, as well as individuals showing significant career achievement in technology fields.

Selected winners will be featured in a special section of Phoenix Business Journal and honored at an awards celebration in May 2018.

Awards Categories:

Honors a chief executive, president or equivalent position at a technology or communications-industry company. Must be located in Arizona or have a high significant presence in Arizona.

Honors a current top IT executive (CIO, CTO or equivalent position) of a public, private or nonprofit company

Technology Innovator
Recognizes the accomplishments of a person, or group responsible for the creation of breakthrough ideas, processes or products which have advanced the discipline(s) of the arts, education, electronics, energy, engineering, environment, medicine, science, etc.

Technology Advocate/Community Hero
Recognizes a technology advocate/champion for their outstanding leadership in assisting, advancing or accelerating the performance of technology companies and/or the technology community.

Rising Star
Recognizes a rising young star for innovation, advancement and implementation of technology.

Investment Catalyst
Recognizes a significant investment transaction occurring since January 2015 that impacts and delivers significant long-term economic prosperity and sustainable economic results for Arizona.

Tech Titan
(Career achievement) Honors a technology visionary for outstanding leadership in assisting, advancing and accelerating the performance of the technology industry and/or adoption of technology in Arizona.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182763

Term of Contract:

For the Investment Catalyst category, the investment transaction must have occurred since January 2015.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any individual or group that meets the criteria of the awards categories in "Description" above may be nominated.

Not eligible: Consultants, vendors, system integrators, software developers, and others in a non-IT leadership role.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations are due February 2, 2018.

Selected winners will be honored at an awards celebration in May 2018.

Contact Information:

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101 N. First Avenue
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Phoenix, AZ 85003

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arizona