BCTIA Announces TIA Finalists with New Category Open to Public Voting

The BC Technology Industry Association today announced the finalists for the 2016 Technology Impact Awards.

The awards honour companies in ten categories, recognizing excellence with Technology, People, and Company awards.

“The BC tech industry has had another incredible year, and the 2016 TIAs finalists are a testament to that fact,” said Bill Tam, BCTIA President and CEO. “Our finalists represent the very best in their categories, exemplifying the leadership that many BC Tech companies have achieved in delivering solutions to customers and partners around the globe.”

The 2016 Technology Impact Award Finalists are:

Adoption of Technology

Most Promising Pre-Commercial Technology

  • Fathom, a new division of Rx Networks

Excellence in Product Innovation

Community Engagement

Team of the Year

Most Promising Startup

Emerging Company of the Year

Person of the Year

  • Dan Eisenhardt, General Manager, New Devices Group, Intel Corporation
  • Elicia Maine, Academic Director, Science & Technology Commercialization, and Associate Professor, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, SFU Beedie School of Business

Company of the Year

New for 2016, this award will be presented to the 2016 Technology Impact Award Finalist Company that the BC technology community feels best exemplifies “The Spirit of BC Tech”. Voting is open to the public.

All winners will be announced on June 7 at the 2016 Technology Impact Awards to be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre.