The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership (RTP) has announced the finalists for the 9th annual Technology Awards Dinner. CenturyLink is the Pinnacle sponsor of the RTP and the Premier sponsors are Hertz, eMaint and 21st Century Oncology.
The finalists for the CenturyLink Innovention Award given to a company that has invented or demonstrated an innovative and creative technology solution are:
- Flight Docs
- Onward Technology Solutions
The finalists for the Transformation Award for a business that has achieved success through implementation of IT to overcome a challenge are:
- Smart Industries
- Lee County Port Authority
- Lee County GIS
The finalists for the Women in Technology Award to recognize contributions made by women in technology through professional expertise and leadership are:
- Wendy Fowler, President, The Client Server
- Jennifer Pellechio, Chief Operation Officer, Economic Incubators Inc., Naples Accelerator
- Rita Davis, Director Adult and Career Education, Lee County School District
The awards dinner is May 17, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza at 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers. Tickets are available at www.swfrtp.org until May 12. R. David (Dave) Mahon, chief security officer, CenturyLink, Inc. and former supervisory special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigations will be the keynote speaker. Mahon’s presentation will be “Cybersecurity - Best practices and proactive strategies to mitigate threats.”
"This year's awards finalists represent some of the best technology developers, implementers and influencers in southwest Florida," said Marc Farron, President, RTP. "We look forward to showcasing and celebrating their accomplishments at our awards dinner."