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Meet the 2019 Timmy Award Finalists Across North America

The best of the best in technology workplaces and managers will soon be revealed, but for now, meet the best: our 2019 Timmy Award finalists in 10 regions across North America. Tech in Motion will host The Timmy Awards ceremonies this October across the US and Canada, at which the final winners will be announced live. The coveted Timmy Award will be reserved for companies and individuals who make the cut in proving to be the best and most inclusive work places in their region. In the meantime, we couldn't be more proud to share the 2019 finalists for all of our Best in Tech awards!


The Finalists: Awards 

This year, we're presenting not one but two awards at the Timmys in each of our award categories: the Community Favorite Award and the Judge's Choice Award. You can vote now for Best Tech Work Culture, Best Tech Manager, Best Tech Startup and Best Workplace for Diversity to help choose the Community Favorite Award, determined by public voting. The Judge’s Choice Award will be decided on by a panel of local experts to evaluate the finalists listed below. Keep scrolling to see who is worth working for in your region!

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Atlanta Best Tech Startups: New York Best Tech Startups:
Banyan Hills Technologies Space, LLC
MacStadium Easyship
Mobile Labs Innovation Finance USA
STORD Tracer
Get Engaged Media Socure, Inc.
Bay Area Best Tech Startups: Orange County Best Tech Startups:
Kango Zadara Storage
Ushur Inc. NodeRun
Sense APi Technologies, Inc
Xperiel, Inc. QuakeStopper
CloudKnox Security NBN23
Kaloom, Inc. NGD Systems, Inc
Cobalt Robotics Invysta Technology Group
Allocadia Site 1001
Xage Security nagi
Intuition Robotics Philadelphia Best Tech Startups:
AutonomIQ Inc. Penji
SCA Robotics ForMotiv
xMatters Altair Integrated Services
Boston Best Tech Startups: Cesium
Elemental Machines STRATIS IoT
Hopper Sapient Industries
mabl Vetd
PatientPing MilkCrate
Armored Things  
MachineMetrics Toronto Best Tech Startups:
Owl Labs Boss Insights
Nutrimedy Planswell
Altaeros Swob Inc.
DUST Identity DarwinAI Corp. Xesto
Neurala Venngage Inc
TowerIQ Cover
Perceptive Automata SnapTravel
Motif FoodWorks Jiffy
Chicago Best Tech Startups:  
PourMyBeer Washington, DC Best Tech Startups:
RedShelf MarginEdge
ThreeKit GetUpside
UPshow Goodshuffle
Lightstream ChurnZero
HealthJoy Stardog
Aloa GiveCampus
Sphera Solutions Inc  
Los Angeles Best Tech Startups:  
UpKeep Technologies  
Fuel Cycle  
XOS Trucks  

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Atlanta Best Tech Managers: New York Best Tech Managers:
Steve Latham, Founder and CEO | Banyan Hills Technologies Zack Cleary, VP of Engineering l Ro
Sujata Devraj, Software Development Management | M3 Mike Wang, CEO & Founder l Inspiren
Huigi Zhou, Architect | Insiten Madeline Bronstein, Director of Customer Success l Branch
Chris Chapman, Senior VP of Software Development | MacStadium Lisa Jiang, Sr. Director of Product Management & Design l Flatiron School
Adam Tichelaar, VP of Product Engineering | HatchWorks Technologies Benjamin Sheats, Vice President of Engineering l Intermedia Labs
  Simon Yoffe, VP of Research & Development l Viventium
Bay Area Best Tech Managers: Matt Giresi, Director of Engineering l Conductor, Inc.
Joe Freund, Senior Director, Platform Engineering | MyVest Arjun Sirrah, Executive Vice President of Engineering l Laurel Road
Anita Jindal, Director of Engineering | NetApp Inc Elizabeth Gallagher, Chief Revenue Officer l Lineate
Ganesh V. Iyer, Managing Director | NIO Rachana Kumar, Senior Director of Engineering l Etsy
Amit Akhouri, Vice President of Engineering | Roofstock Orange County Best Tech Managers:
  Arjun Jolly, COO | adQuadrant
Boston Best Tech Managers: Mikko Salokangas, Head of Development | Vincit
James Aylward, Head of Learner Experience | Pluralsight Will Jang, Director Of Engineering | Paciolan
Ken Pickering, Head of Engineering | Hopper Daniel Stanton, CEO | Level2Designs
Perry Spero, Senior Director of System Integration and Validation | Starry, Inc. Terry Dear, VP of Software Engineering | Stretto
Jane Thalen, Director of Design Services | Interactions  
Shakib Mostafa, Director of Digital Engineering | Pegasystems Philadelphia Best Tech Managers:
Nausheen Moulana, Vice President of Software Engineering | Kyruus Cree Flory, Integrations Manager l HealthVerity
Rachel Neasham, Vice President of Product | Kristofer Younger, Director of Education l Zip Code Wilmington
Yi Sun, Head of Engineering | Plastiq Charlie Hill, Chief Innovation & Product Officer l STRATIS IoT
Steve Dertien, Chief Technology Officer | PTC Shahrukh Tarapore, Head of Engineering l Arcweb Technologies
Jeremy Potash, Director of Technology | Cimpress Maggie Bosak, Director l MachineQ
Chicago Best Tech Managers: Toronto Best Tech Managers:
Winnie Karanja, Founder & Executive Director | Maydm Yasmin Somani, Director of DevOps Capital Markets | RBC Capital Markets
Chris Buttkus, Solution Principal | Slalom Build Sonia Couto, Founder | MenuSano
Joshua Horvath, VP of Engineering | Jellyvision Eugene Deynega, Software & QA Team Manager | Mapsted Corp.
Kashyap Mukkamala, Engineering Manager | The OCC Jeff Watts, President | Prodigy Labs
Matt Wren, CTO | BUNDLAR Adam Mullen, Director of Engineering | Sensibill
John Barnes, CTO | Infutor Data Solutions Hasitha Pathiraja, Director of Engineering | PathFactory
John Barrile, Senior Manager, Engineering | Rally Health Amin Bashi, Director of Product & Design | CareGuide
Biju Kulathakal, CEO & Co-Founder | Halo Investing Asad Khan, Manager of Software Development Engineering | Clever Devices
Perry Marchant, CTO | Sphera Solutions Inc Steve D'Costa, CTO | PureFacts Financial Solutions
Dr. Helen Sun, CTO | Stats Perform Stephanie Nguyen, VP of Product & Design | Flashfood
Zach Peer, Director, Managed Hosting | One North Interactive  
  Washington, DC Best Tech Managers:
Los Angeles Best Tech Managers: Hannah White, VP of Design & Product Experience | Leverege
Lacey Plache, VP of Data | PatientPop Chris Murphy, Software Engineering Manager | Custom Ink
Amit Nayar, VP of Engineering | FloQast, Inc. Mark DiGiovanni, Director of Software Engineering | Capital One
Nick Nelson, CPO | OWNZONES Entertainment Technologies Emily Ryan, Senior Director of User Experience | GoCanvas
Ed Heaney, Principal Software Engineer | Laserfiche  
Navdeep Reddy, CIO | enplug  
Robert Fauver, Chief Strategy Officer | Hoverstate  
Christine Hong, Product Manager | Tinder  
Ken Weiner, CTO | GumGum  
Maria Malavenda, CEO | EVVEMI Inc.  
Leah Winter, Software Product Manager | EVgo  

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Atlanta Best Tech Workplace for Diversity: New York Best Tech Workplace for Diversity:
SalesLoft VirtualHealth
Mobilewalla Convene
Futurus MetTel
M3 Button Inc
Purchasing Power Boingo Wireless
Bay Area Best Tech Workplace for Diversity: Orange County Best Tech Workplace for Diversity:
Nisum Jabil Inc
Branch Thales
IBM Nisum
The Climate Corporation Paciolan
Sitetracker Inc. CB Technologies Inc.
Bluedot Innovation Philadelphia Best Tech Workplace for Diversity: AWeber Language Services Associates
Educli ShopRunner
  Power Home Remodeling
Boston Best Tech Workplace for Diversity: CIC Philadelphia
Ellevation Inc. Toronto Best Tech Workplace for Diversity:
MineralTree Wave Financial Inc
Carbon Black CMiC
ActBlue Rubikloud Technologies Inc.
PTC Klick Inc.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Plastiq IBM Canada
Wise Systems Travelzoo
Accenture PagerDuty
  Nielsen Canada
Chicago Best Tech Workplace for Diversity: Wealthsimple
ShopRunner Washington, DC Best Tech Workplace for Diversity:
Clarity Partners, LLC GoCanvas
Shop Smart LLC Capital One
Citybase Triblio
Los Angeles Best Tech Workplace for Diversity: MPOWER Financing
Evite, Inc Quorum
SADA Systems  
Bluedot Innovation  
Naughty Dog  
Boingo Wireless  


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Atlanta Best Tech Work Culture: New York Best Tech Work Culture:
SalesLoft BIA
Roadie MongoDB
Chat wi Rokt
MRI Software AB Tasty
Foundry 45 INTURN
AgileThought Outbrain
HatchWorks Technologies Mastercard
ParkMobile Neverware
AnalyticsIQ AgilityIO
Thrust Interactive White Ops
Bay Area Best Tech Work Culture: Orange County Best Tech Work Culture:
AnyRoad, Inc. adQuadrant
Dribbble Vincit
Bungalow Avatar Partners Inc.
Imgur Samsung
Tempo Automation Restaurant365
UserTesting KushCo Holdings
HomeLight DreamHost
TargetX Experian
Avenue code First American
Engagio NEP Services
Fastly Philadelphia Best Tech Work Culture:
Roofstock Equisoft, Inc.
Fleetsmith Greenphire
Nutanix Relay Network
Boston Best Tech Work Culture: Marlette Funding
TrueMotion WizeHive
Privy Ownable
Curriculum Associates GrayHair Software
Fuze NeuroFlow
LogMeIn Mobiquity
Wasabi PagerDuty
Hometap Equity Partners Toronto Best Tech Work Culture:
iRobot Top Hat
meQuilibrium ACTO
Toast, Inc. Slalom Build
Buoy Health, Inc. Indellient
Bullhorn Uberflip
Namogoo HomeStars Inc.
ezCater Clearbanc
  Point Alliance
Chicago Best Tech Work Culture: Benevity
Arity Clearbridge Mobile
Total Technology Solutions Group Inc. (ttsg) Fiix Software
Punchkick Interactive TourRadar
Slalom Build Shopify
Reverb Pivotal
Label Insight Jobber
Backstop Solutions Group  
Infutor Data Solutions Washington, DC Best Tech Work Culture:
Evive Appian
Showpad ThreatQuotient, Inc.
Sertifi mHelpDesk
Rightpoint Signal Vine
BenchPrep Homesnap
Productive Edge FiscalNote
Los Angeles Best Tech Work Culture:  
StackCommerce Seriously
GoodRx Samsung
Leaflink Tillster
Vincit PeerStreet
ICVR Interactive Suffolk

Vote Now!

With the new Community Favorite Award, there are more chances to celebrate with your company or winner choice than ever before. Leaders of this caliber deserve to be celebrated, and it's up to the voters and judges to decided which of these impressive finalists takes home a Timmy.


All City Event Dates

Celebrate with us at the Timmy’s!

Winners will be announced throughout the month of October in every participating Timmy Awards city. Click here to get more details about each individual Timmy Awards ceremony. Your local Timmy Awards will kick off with a networking reception over food and drink along with interactive demo stations from local innovators (think AR/VR and Gaming!). The celebration will continue with an awards ceremony where winners in each category will be announced and awarded trophies. Acceptance speeches are encouraged! The evening will wrap with an exciting and congratulatory celebration of all winners, finalists and nominees. You’ll want to be in attendance for one of the most expansive celebrations of tech in the nation!

Questions regarding the 2019 Timmy Awards process or how you can get involved? Contact us The Timmy Awards were created in 2014 by Tech in Motion, a North American event series that has connected local tech communities together to meet, learn, and innovate for almost a decade.