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Nov. 10, 2016 10:24 am

Vote now to choose who will win a Timmy in December

The election may be over, but the voting for end-of-year awards has just begun.

At the 2015 Timmy Awards.

(Photo via Meetup)

Does Optoro or Deloitte Digital have a better work culture? Or what about SkyBitz?

If you’ve got a strong opinion on this, or loyalties one way or another, then you’re in luck — it’s open voting season for Tech in Motion’s second annual D.C. Timmy Awards.

As with last year, the Timmy Awards honor three precise categories:

  • best technology manager
  • best technology work culture
  • best tech startup

Nominations are in for this year’s awards, and now it is time for the public to vote on a deserving startup (or manager, as the case may be) for each category.


Here’s who’s a finalist in each contest:

Best Technology Manager

  • Andrew Willis – VP of Ecommerce at CustomInk
  • David Wolfand – VP of Engineering at United Income
  • Matt Hagopian – VP of Engineering at LiveSafe, Inc.
  • Philip Schmitz – CEO at CharityEngine
  • Rami Essaid – Cofounder and CEO of Distil Networks

Best Technology Work Culture

  • AOL
  • Aspire
  • Deloitte Digital
  • Leverege
  • LiveSafe, Inc.
  • Mapbox
  • MobilePosse
  • Optoro
  • SkyBitz
  • Ventera

Best tech startup

  • BigParser
  • Brllnt
  • Gravy Analytics
  • InnovatorsBox
  • MetiStream
  • NotionTheory
  • Rize
  • Senseware
  • United Income
  • Virgil Security

(Quick aside: Wow, that’s a whole lotta men nominated for best tech manager. Maybe don’t do 100% next time?)

You can cast your ballot here, just get it in before Dec. 1. Winners will be announced at a gala event on Dec. 8 at 1776 in Crystal City.

2nd Annual Timmy Awards

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016, 6:00 PM

1776 Crystal City
2231 Crystal Drive #1000 Arlington, VA

149 Technologists Attending

From autonomous vehicles and reusable rockets, to ubiquitous VR headsets and universally-popular AR games, high tech went mainstream in 2016. It’s not only SpaceX, Google, and Niantic that have challenged the status quo. It’s our local and national tech communities who are the catalysts for large-scale innovation and we’re celebrating their wins!T…

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Companies: Mapbox, Optoro, 1776, Aol
Projects: Tech in Motion
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