NASHVILLE Technology Council (NTC) on Jan. 25 announced the winners of the 9th Annual NTC Awards.
The NTC Board is chaired by Barry Vandevier, COO of Asurion. NTC's CEO is Brian Moyer. Other NTC news coverage here.
The winners and the other finalists for each award are listed below.
Emerging Company of the Year - Mark Cleveland, Hytch LLC - Other Finalists: Satchel Health; EvidenceCare
Diversity Game Changer of the Year - Asurion - Other finalists: Black in Tech Nashville; Scripturally Sound
Emerging Leader of the Year - Chris Redhage, ProviderTrust - Other finalists: Chris Boyd, Built Technologies; Christopher Lane, Axial Healthcare
Data Scientist of the Year - Faker Zouaoui, Asurion - Other nominees: Christi French, Digital Reasoning; Elizabeth Ann Stringer, Axial Healthcare
Software Developer/Architect of the Year - Alishah Novin, HPA - A Cognizant Company - Other finalists: Sergei Temkin, 360view; Jason Bunn, BlackBox Realities
Team of the Year - Virsys12 Development Team - Other finalists: Sarah Cannon, HCA Application Services Team; David Houghton, Ingram Connect Team at Ingram Barge
Innovator of the Year - John Bass, Hashed Health - Other finalists: Mike Butera, Artiphon; Rob Watkins, Tennessee Justice Center
CTO of the Year - Paul Currie, HCA IT&S - Other finalists: Christopher Yancey, SmileDirectClub; David Ellis, Watershed Systems
Infrastructure Group of the Year - Watershed Systems - Other finalists: mSignia; HCA Infrastructure Services & Operations
CISO of the Year - Haddon Bennett, Change Healthcare - Other finalists: John Griffey, Metro Nashville Davidson County Govt.; Joe Degati, Axial Healthcare
Technology Student of the Year - Gabrielle Kaili-May Liu, Ravenwood H.S. (Williamson County) - Other finalists: Andrew Kerley, Lipscomb University; Fangzhou Sun, Vanderbilt University
CIO of the Year - Chris Bayham, Change Healthcare; Other finalists: David Houghton, Ingram Barge; Haden McWhorter, Premise Health.
Community Leader of the Year - Charles Apigian, MTSU - Other finalists: Joanne Eckton, Eckton Enterprises; Beth Hoeg, Trinysys
Company of the Year - Asurion - Other finalists: Trinisys and Edgenet. [###]