IntelliGenesis LLC wins Tech Company of the Year at 2014 TechAwards

More than 350 people attended the ninth annual TechAwards on March 26, organized by the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council.

IntelliGenesis LLC won Tech Company of the Year. Photo credit: Wendy Hickok.

More than 350 people attended the ninth annual TechAwards on March 26, organized by the Chesapeake Regional Tech Council.
Columbia-based IntelliGenesis LLC took home top honors as Tech Company of the Year, and 3D Maryland director Jan Baum won the Women in Tech Award.
Here’s the full list of winning companies and people, from the press release:

  • Tech Company of the Year Award: IntelliGenesis LLC, Columbia — IntelliGenesis LLC is a woman and veteran-owned company established in 2007. They provide Intelligence Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Network Operations, and Cyber related Internal Research and Development (IR&D) services resulting in higher efficiency, automation, and improved analysis, protection, and defense of National Security missions.
  • Innovator Award: SemaConnect, Bowie — SemaConnect is a leading developer and producer of smart networked electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and sophisticated electric vehicle software for station owners and EV drivers. The company launched in 2008 with the first ChargePro 620 edition, and EV software called SemaCharge.
  • The Rising Star Award: ZeroFOX, Baltimore — ZeroFOX takes a predictive and preventative approach to cyber security. ZeroFOX’s technology leverages machine learning and complex algorithms to generate threat intelligence, predicting and preventing cyber-attacks before they occur.
  • Best Place to Work Award: WebMechanix, Columbia — WebMechanix is an internet marketing agency located in Columbia, Maryland providing search engine optimization, pay-per-click advertising, social media marketing and website development. Founded in 2009, WebMechanix is dedicated to exponentially increasing returns on their client’s marketing investments or as they call it — snowballing ROI.
  • Woman in Tech Award: Jan Baum, Executive Director, 3D Maryland, Columbia — Jan Baum created, founded and directed Object Lab at Towson University, a comprehensive digital fabrication and rapid technology lab. She is now on leave from Object Lab to be the executive director of 3D Maryland, a state-wide leadership initiative to advance the engagement of 3D printing and additive manufacturing among manufacturers, businesses and entrepreneurs across industries in the state of Maryland. Jan Baum and Object lab were finalists for Smart CEO’s Volt Award in 2012, “Leader in Technology” Award, the only institution of higher education to be named a finalist.
  • The Future Innovator Award & Steven W. Oxman STEM Scholarship: Duncan Squires, South River High School — Duncan Squires is a senior at South River High School and the Chief Executive Officer of the Power Hawks Robotics Team. As the CEO of Power Hawks, Duncan restructured the way students design and build competition robots. He motivated students to design prototypes in 3D CAD and present their designs to a review board. Duncan has not only saved the team an immense amount of time and money, he has allowed students to design better components in a real world setting. In addition to being the CEO of Power Hawks, Squires promotes STEM and socially responsible use of technology throughout the South River elementary school area.

In addition, Beltsville, Md.-based marketing and public relations software company Vocus won the Legend’s Circle Company Award, and Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, won the Legend’s Circle Individual Award.


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