We're excited to present Boston’s 2nd Annual Timmy Awards (http://blogs.techinmotionevents.com/boston-timmy-awards-2016/)in an effort to recognize the best places for technology professionals to work. We asked the Boston tech community to weigh in by nominating companies they believe deserve to win and then voting for the finalists!
Organizations and individuals will be crowned the winners in each of the categories below on April 14th. The evening will begin with cocktails, hor d'oeuvres, music and product demos from the best of the best in Boston tech.
Boston's Best Technology Manager
Andrew Harmon - VP, C4ISR Technology of Novetta
Brian Cardarella - CEO of Dockyard
David Cancel - CEO of Drift
Sean Lindsay - CTO of Tapjoy
Tomas Revesz - CTO of EverQuote
Boston's Best Technology Work Culture (Under 500 Employees)
Boston's Best Technology Work Culture (Over 500 Employees)
Boston's Best Tech Startup
MC10 (http://www.mc10inc.com/) is on a mission to improve human health through digital healthcare solutions. The company combines its proprietary ultra-thin, flexible body-worn sensors with advanced analytics to unlock health insights from physiological data. MC10 partners with healthcare organizations and researchers to advance medical knowledge and create monitoring and diagnostic solutions for patients and physicians. Backed by a strong syndicate of financial and strategic investors, MC10 has received widespread recognition for its innovative technology, including distinction as a 2014 CES Innovation in Design Honoree.
Panoptes (http://www.panoptesuav.com/) Systems Corporation (“Panoptes”), founded in 2014 as a spin-off from Aurora Flight Sciences, is focused on the singular mission of giving small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) “all-seeing” awareness of their flight environment, enabling their safe and efficient operation for any application. Through combining ever more capable and smaller sensors, efficient algorithms, vehicle integration expertise, a deep understanding of operating conditions and real user needs, Panoptes creates systems that enable sUAS to accomplish their evolving and increasingly demanding commercial missions.
Wayfair (http://www.wayfair.com/)offers a zillion things home and soon our products can be seen in a new dimension using augmented and virtual reality. The team at Wayfair Next is building the home visualization and customization tools of the future and we will have an exciting virtual reality demo to unveil at the Timmy Awards.
The Timmy Awards Host, Scott Kirsner
Scott Kirsner is a journalist who writes about innovation and entrepreneurship. His “Innovation Economy” column appears Sundays in the Boston Globe, and he also writes a companion blog for BetaBoston. He is also editor of the site Innovation Leader, which focuses on R&D, product development, and new initiatives within large companies. Scott has been a regular contributor to Fast Company, BusinessWeek, Variety, and Wired. Scott’s writing has also appeared in the New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Salon, the San Jose Mercury News, and Newsweek, among other publications. He can be reached at [masked] ([masked])and his Twitter handle is @ScottKirsner.
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Education First (http://www.ef.edu/) is most widely known as the world's leading international education company. You may be surprised to hear that technology, design and innovation are always at the core of our work in travel, language learning, cultural exchange and education. From launching what has grown into the world's largest online English school with Apple back in the '90s, to our more recent work with LinkedIn on democratizing credentialing for global language learners, our innovation teams experiment with cutting edge and emerging technologies while driving our mission of opening the world through education.
Foodler (https://www.foodler.com/) is a Boston based online food ordering service that connects consumers and companies with a wide variety of restaurants for immediate delivery. Delivery via Foodler is available from more than 12,000 restaurants in 48 states across the US. Breakfast, lunch and dinner options are available as well as alcohol, catering, desserts and more. Foodler has a top rated customer service and an industry leading rewards program.
TriNet (http://www.trinet.com) is a leading provider of a comprehensive human resources solution for small to medium-sized businesses. Our HR solution includes services such as payroll processing, human capital consulting, employment law compliance and employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans and workers compensation insurance. At Trinet, we understand there is a difference between running a business and employing people. Our model allows you to focus more on your business, and lets us help you manage your people.
cove (https://www.cove.is/index)is building neighborhood productive spaces, where people come to our physical locations to get things done. We know all too well about trying to work at the kitchen table, getting lost in a row of cubicles, or fighting to find an outlet in the coffee shop. cove has everything you need to be productive—free coffee, fast wifi, color printers, and conference rooms. Powered by user-friendly technology, members can track their usage, make reservations, share interests and skills, and connect with cove’s community. So ditch the busy coffee shop, office cubicle, and living room, and join us. cove launched in DC and expanded to Boston in 2015 with locations in the Back Bay, South End and Union Square (Somerville).
As always we would like to thank our sponsors Workbridge Associates (http://www.workbridgeassociates.com/) and Jobspring Partners (http://www.jobspringpartners.com/) for sponsoring this month’s event. Interested in sponsoring a Tech in Motion event? Click Here! (http://www.techinmotionevents.com/sponsors)
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