It is with great excitement the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) and LWBJ Financial have announced the finalists for the 2014 Prometheus Awards!
The Prometheus Award Event, taking place on April 9th from 5-8:30 p.m., is the state’s premier annual celebration of extraordinary achievements in technology and innovation. The Prometheus Award Ceremony is considered to be the largest technology event in Iowa, and the industry’s highest symbol of recognition.
Winners will be announced at a ceremony taking place at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center.
This year’s 93 nominations were submitted across 13 award categories, representing one of the most highly competitive pools to-date. Over 700 leaders from business, education and government are expected to attend.
2014 Prometheus Award Finalists Software Company of the Year
Innovative Software Engineering; John Deere ISG; PhantonEFX; Ready Wireless; WebFilings
Mobile App of the Year
Allied Group IT; Hatchlings, Inc.; Higher Learning Technologies; PhantomEFX
IT Service Provider of the Year
Circle Computer Resources; Involta; McGladrey LLP; Paragon IT Professionals; Signature Consultants
Top Growth Company of the Year
Caleris; Higher Learning Technologies; MediRevv; PhantomEFX
Best User of Technology
Ag Property Solutions LLC; GuideOne Insurance; Ready Wireless; Rockwell Collins; University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
CIO/CTO/CSO of the Year
Meg Anderson (Principal Financial Group); Peter Hanson (Up and Running Software, Inc.); Ken Kremer (Involta); Tim Peterson (Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield)
CEO of the Year
Wade Arnold (Banno); Brad Dwyer (Hatchlings Inc.); Dennis Henderson (Ready Wireless); Chris Klitgaard (MediRevv); Ben Milne (Dwolla); Alec Whitters (Higher Learning Technologies)
Student Innovation of the Year
Clusterflunk; College Dayz; Collegio Innovation; Gross Renewables LLC; Iowa Student Learning Institute; Solverpedia; Widespread Threads
Break Out Award
BirdDog; Dwolla; Higher Learning Technologies; My Online Camp; PhantomEFX
Outstanding Startup Company of the Year
eVizzit; Foundations in Learning; Goodblogs; iTracking Research; TelePharm
Life Sciences Company of the Year
GlobalVetLINK; Trans Ova Genetics
Technology Company of the Year (Small/Medium)
Circle Computer Resources; GlobalVetLINK; My Online Camp
Technology Company of the Year (Large/Enterprise)
Involta; John Deere ISG; TaxACT; Trans Ova Genetics; WebFilings
The event’s title sponsor is LWBJ Financial. Other major sponsors include Wellmark, the Iowa Economic Development Authority, Merit Resources, the City of West Des Moines, Erbs, Iowa Economic Development Authority and Applied Art and Technology.
For tickets and more information about the Prometheus Awards ceremony, go to the Technology Association of Iowa's website, or call 515-280-7702. Article courtesy Technology Association of Iowa (TAI).
TAI is a member-based association driving the success of the tech industry through a network of leadership, connections and promotion. It formed in 1997 through the joint efforts of business leaders, the Iowa Department of Economic Development and the Governor of Iowa. Today, TAI works to create and sustain a positive IT environment for economic growth and job creation through innovation, advocacy, and leadership. Its members include business, academia and government organizations. For more information, go to www.technologyiowa.org.
LWBJ Finacial is a leading financial services firm serving the needs of companies, families and individuals. The firm offers traditional CPA services, business consulting, estate and succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, financing strategies, and capital solutions through two divisions: LWBJ CPAs & Business Advisors and LWBJ Capital Advisors.