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Meet the 2020 Timmy Award Finalists Across North America

The 2020 Timmy Awards by Tech in Motion is proud to present this year’s regional finalists, as they compete for the Regional Winner honors based on your votes!

While 2020 presented unexpected challenges, these companies rose to the occasion and were nominated by their employees and peers for their resilience and innovation. It is now time for our regional tech communities to choose who will represent each city in the next round. The Regional Winners will be considered for the coveted national Timmy Award, reserved only for companies and tech leaders who prove to be the best and most inclusive work places in the North America.

Let’s meet our 2020 finalists across the US and Canada!

This year, we're honoring companies locally with community voting, then nationally with our overall best in tech Timmy Award selected by an esteemed panel of judges. Before winners are announced, it’s time for the local tech communities to weigh in!

Finalist Announcement Blog_Startup

Atlanta Best Tech Startups:  Los Angeles Best Tech Startups:
STORD MoveCU, Inc.
Insiten Audio Design Desk
Mobile Labs Pipe
Roadie Esports One
MessageGears Dentulu
Bay Area Best Tech Startups: New York Best Tech Startups:
HomeLight Even Financial
Fast Knotch
Kong Inc. Immunai
BlueOcean Radar
Modern Health Aircall
Boston Best Tech Startups: Orange County Best Tech Startups:
PatientPing Chore Buddy App
Perceptive Automata Grin Gaming
1upHealth SuperMoney
Drift Prodoscore
Bento Kajabi
Chicago Best Tech Startups: Philadelphia Best Tech Startups:
SpotHero ForMotiv
Trajektory This App Saves Lives
Rheaply Techfino LLC
OppLoans QuotaPath
Valqari LLC Cesium
Dallas Best Tech Startups: Toronto Best Tech Startups:  Swob Inc.
StackPath WorkTango
EPSoft Technologies Managing Information Systems 3 Inc.
BILT Incorporated Remitr
SAVI Controls OnCall Health
SPOTIO Washington, DC Best Tech Startups:
  Signal Vine
  Goodshuffle Pro

Finalist Announcement Blog_Manager

Atlanta Best Tech Managers: New York Best Tech Managers:
Scott Kowalczyk | Banyan Hills Technologies Siddharth Parekh, Chief Technology Officer | Urban FT
Sujata Devraj | M3 Alla Kaper, Director, Quality Assurance | EquiLend
Jason James | Net Health Michael Gormish, VP of Research | Clarifai
Bay Area Best Tech Managers: Orange County Best Tech Managers:
Alan Leard, CTO & Co-Founder | Limelight Health Ryan McDonald, Director of Technical Projects | NEP Services
Jessica Sweeney, VP of Product | Limelight Health Marvin Chan, Senior Engineering Manager | Cox Automotive
Jossie Haines, Senior Product Engineering Director | Tile Robert Lozano, Senior Technical Manager | CoStar Group
Boston Best Tech Managers: Philadelphia Best Tech Managers:
Bob Buffone, CTO & CoFounder | Yottaa Shawn Doyle | STRATIS IoT
Sheri Palazzo, VP Engineering | Altaeros Kevin Breen | Mobiquity
Justin Whitehead, CTO | Botkeeper Paulina Gallo | OpenForge
Chicago Best Tech Managers:  Toronto Best Tech Managers:
Jennine Loisel, Director of Solution Engineering | Bounteous Ning Kost, VP Technology | Nielsen
Jason Patel, CTO | Ensighten, Inc. Coby Segall, Director of Mobile Automation for Enterprise Mobile Computing | Zebra Technologies
Fouad Bousetouane, Senior Principal Data Scientist | W.W. Grainger Ailsa Blair, Design Manager | TribalScale
Dallas Best Tech Managers: Washington, DC Best Tech Managers:
Nadim Rahman, Director of Engineering | Katapult Group, Inc. Grant Elliott, CEO | Ostendio
Thomas Tran | Conexlink Joshua Konowe, Head of Innovation | 10Pearls
Carlos Anchia | Sixgill Lauren Neal, Principal of Strategic Innovation | Booz Allen Hamilton
Rex Kurzius | Asset Panda  
Los Angeles Best Tech Managers:  
Liam McCallum, Chief Product Officer | Loop Media, Inc.  
Ihar Heneralau, CEO | ICVR  
Peter Artmont, Director of Product Management | OWNZONES Entertainment Technologies  

Finalist Announcement Blog_Diversity

Atlanta Best Tech Workplace for Diversity: Los Angeles Best Tech Workplace for Diversity: 
Six Consulting, Inc.*** SADA***
Bay Area Best Tech Workplace for Diversity: New York Best Tech Workplace for Diversity:
Educli - Global Education Network SADA***
MemSQL Orange County Best Tech Workplace for Diversity:
  Kelley Blue Book***
Boston Best Tech Workplace for Diversity:  
PTC Philadelphia Best Tech Workplace for Diversity:
Akamai Technologies AWeber
Tamr, Inc. Greenphire
Chicago Best Tech Workplace for Diversity:  
Clarity Partners  Toronto Best Tech Workplace for Diversity:
Relativity SADA
ActiveCampaign Nielsen Canada
  Klick Health
Dallas Best Tech Workplace for Diversity:  
Motorola Solutions Washington, DC Best Tech Workplace for Diversity:
CrateBind U.Group
  MPOWER Financing

***With the high standards to be considered for this award this year, the winner has been pre-selected by a committee of market experts. Congratulate these companies, and no need to place your vote - they're already the Regional winner!

Finalist Announcement Blog_Culture

Atlanta Best Tech Work Culture: New York Best Tech Work Culture:
Foundry 45 Simon Yoffe | Viventium
Calendly Infragistics
Rigor HomeLight
Brightree Rokt
SalesLoft Accelirate Inc.
Bay Area Best Tech Work Culture: Orange County Best Tech Work Culture:
Contentstack adQuadrant
Fivestars Kelley Blue Book
Retail Zipline Vincit USA Zigzy
N3TWORK, Inc. Kareo
Boston Best Tech Work Culture: Philadelphia Best Tech Work Culture:
Privy NeuroFlow
Sophos Inc. Entech
CVS Health, Digital Team in Boson Odessa
Mimecast Promptworks
Chicago Best Tech Work Culture: Toronto Best Tech Work Culture:
Saggezza Cetaris
Q-Centrix WorkTango
Sertifi | Sertifi Uberflip
Aptitive Remitr
Evention LLC Rakuten Kobo
Dallas Best Tech Work Culture: Washington, DC Best Tech Work Culture:
Credera Ostendio
CrateBind ThreatQuotient
Asset Panda Altruista Health
TriQuest Technologies, Inc. 10Pearls
Match Group FiscalNote
Los Angeles Best Tech Work Culture:  
UpKeep Maintenance Management  
Xos Trucks  

Finalist Announcement Blog_Good

NEW in 2020: Best Tech for Good Award. The Tech for Good Award recognizes those leveraging technology to connect, support, inform or lift up our communities amid current global challenges and uncertainties.

Atlanta Tech For Good: Los Angeles Tech For Good:
Hatch Futures, HatchWorks Technologies Pledgeling
VIVA Finance TutorMe
Incluzion Thrive Market
Bay Area Tech For Good: New York Tech For Good:
Tech for America by Coding Dojo Neverware
Coursera Ro
HoneyBook Sight Diagnostics
Mammoth Biosciences  
  Orange County Tech For Good:
Boston Tech For Good: Nep Services, Inc
Owl Labs Kajabi
Wellframe Weedmaps
  Philadelphia Tech For Good:
Chicago Tech For Good: Think Company
Evive Misfits Market
Arity Phenom
  Toronto Tech For Good:
Dallas Tech For Good: ACTO
Hyla Mobile Charitable Impact
Get Shift Done MindBeacon
Per Scholas  
  Washington, DC Tech For Good:
  Aledade, Inc.

Interested in viewing a full list of 2019 winners? Click here.

With the Regional Winner Award to select your community favorite, 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.


Regional winners will be announced after voting concludes on September 30th in every participating Timmy Awards city, progressing to the national final round. The 2020 National Timmy Award Winners will be announced at very special, entirely digital experience honoring the best tech startups, managers, and employers across North America.

Celebrate with us at the Timmy’s! This year's virtual ceremony, complete with surprise guests and entertainment, will take place October 29th - companies and tech leaders will be able to engage and be recognized from just about anywhere! With speeches by winners, words from our impressive panel of judges and much more, you’ll want to be in attendance for one of the most expansive celebrations of tech in the nation!

Questions regarding the 2020 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.