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MassTLC 2013 Awards Gala

Top Individual Awards at 2013 MassTLC Gala go
to Jonathan Bush of athenahealth for CEO, Mark Kasdorf Of Intrepid Pursuits for
Emerging Exec, and
Sejnoha of Nuance Communications for CTO;
Company of the Year Awarded to uTest (Private) and TripAdvisor (Public)

BOSTON, September 13, 2013 – More than 700 technology executives,
entrepreneurs, investors and students packed the Westin Waterfront ballroom
last night to walk the red carpet and celebrate the presentations of the 2013 MassTLC Leadership Awards. This was the event’s largest turnout in its
16-year history.

“The community came out
in full force to celebrate an all-star line-up of finalists and winners,” said
Tom Hopcroft, President and CEO of MassTLC. “The depth and breadth of
technology innovation on exhibit is a testament to the caliber of the
Massachusetts ecosystem. This year’s winners, from CEO of the Year to Start-Up
to Watch, are the driving force in our economy and deserve our accolades and

>>View photos from the Gala

Award Winners

of athenahealth
took the top honors in the CEO of the Year category, Vlad Sejnoha of Nuance Communications was awarded CTO of the Year
and Mark Kasdorf of Intrepid
Pursuits, Emerging Executive of the Year.
Winners for the Company of the Year categories went to uTest for private company and TripAdvisor for public company.

took home the 2013 Start-Up to Watch award, which was determined by the tech
community through a public online voting process.

Ubersense was named the 2013 winner
in the Consumer Product of the Year category. Finalists in this category were
determined by online vote prior to the Gala and the winner was determined by
audience text voting during the actual event. 

Honorary Award Winners

Commonwealth Award: Ray
Ozzie, Founder of Talkto and Groove Networks

Policy Leader of the Year: Mayor
Thomas M. Menino, City of Boston

Workforce Development Leader: Elaine
Mistretta, Math, Computer Science and Robotics Teacher, Haverhill High School

All 2013 Award Recipients
  • CEO of the Year: Jonathan Bush,
  • Emerging
    Executive of the Year:
    Mark Kasdorf, Intrepid Pursuits
  • CTO of the Year: Vlad Sejnoha,
    Nuance Communications
  • Company of the
    Year – Private:
  • Company of the
    Year – Public:
  • Start-Up to

  • Innovative
    Technology of the Year – Big Data:
  • Innovative
    Technology of the Year – Cloud:
  • Innovative Technology
    of the Year – Digital Games:
    Disruptor Beam
  • Innovative
    Technology of the Year –
    Muzzy Lane
  • Innovative
    Technology of the Year – Healthcare/Life Sciences:
  • Innovative
    Technology of the Year – Energy:
  • Innovative
    Technology of the Year – Mobile:
  • Innovative
    Technology of the Year – Robotics:
    Vascular Robotics
  • Innovative Technology of the Year
    – Sales & Marketing:
  • Consumer Product
    of the Year:
  • Recruitment
    Video of the Year:
     PHT Corporation
committee of over 60 industry executives, thought leaders and media were
involved with the selection process for the nominees and determined the winners
with the exception of Product of the Year and Start Up to Watch which were
selected through online/text voting. For a full list of finalists and
recipients in each category, please visit www.masstlcawards.org
The 2013 MassTLC Leadership Awards program platinum
sponsors are Cisco, GreenbergTraurig, Microsoft, pwc,
Silicon Valley Bank and gold sponsors are Aericon, The Boston Globe, CA
Technologies, KSquare Law, PTC, Raytheon and Sonus.
About The Mass Technology Leadership Council
The Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is the region’s leading
technology association and the premier network for tech executives,
entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders. MassTLC’s purpose is to accelerate
innovation by connecting people from across the technology landscape, providing
access to industry-leading content and ideas and offering a platform for
visibility for member companies and their interests. With a membership of 525
companies and growing, MassTLC is a vibrant tech community that serves its
members in a myriad of ways including:
  • Organizing and
    running active cluster communities including Big Data, Cloud, Mobile,
    Software Development, Energy, Healthcare, Robotics and Digital Games
  • Hosting Boston’s
    most exciting annual tech event, the MassTLC Innovation unConference
  • Shining the
    spotlight on leaders in tech with an Annual Awards Program
  • Supporting
    workforce development where you need it most
  • Connecting
    companies with policy leaders
  • Celebrating the
    technologies and leaders of the region

For more information on MassTLC visit dev-masstlcorg.pantheonsite.io  

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