The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership (RTP) has announced the winners of the 9th annual Technology Awards. CenturyLink is the Pinnacle sponsor of the RTP and the Premier sponsors are Hertz, eMaint and 21st Century Oncology.
The winner of the CenturyLink Innovention Award given to a company that has invented or demonstrated an innovative and creative technology solution is Flight Docs for their industry leading aircraft maintenance software platform. Onward Technology Solutions was also a finalist for this award.
The winner of the Transformation Award for a business that has achieved success through implementation of information technology to overcome a challenge is Lee County Geographic Information Systems for development of life saving technology techniques for local search and rescue emergency responders. Smart Industries and Lee County Port Authority were also finalists in this category.
The winner of the Woman in Technology Award to recognize contributions made by women in technology through professional expertise and leadership is Wendi Fowler, President, The Client Server. The other finalists were Jennifer Pellechio, Chief Operation Officer, Economic Incubators Inc.Naples Accelerator and Rita Davis, Director Adult and Career Education, Lee County School District.
The winner of the Partnership Award which recognizes a RTP member who has contributed to the success and growth of the mission of the Partnership is John LaFreniere, Vice President, Global IT Architecture, Hertz. The other finalists were James Sampel, Chief Information Officer, Alico Inc. and Charles Starnes, Chico’s FAS.