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2021 Winners

See the full list of Regional and North American winners from the 7th Annual Timmy Awards and relive the moments of recognition and celebration captured at this past year's virtual ceremony. 

Discover this year's best in tech. 

The 7th Annual Timmy Awards once again exceeded expectations, with a record number of nominations from companies and managers vying for one of the most coveted honors in tech. The competition was fierce from the start, with Regional Winners being decided via popular vote in cities across North America. Tech enthusiasts came out in droves to support their nominees, and those selected as Regional Winners were then judged by a panel of industry experts. Our 2021 North American Timmy Award winners were announced during a worldwide broadcast, a celebration of all things tech.

Want to get in on the action in 2022? Keep reading to see how you can get involved and learn more about last year's winners to see how you stack up!

2021 North American Winners

Best Tech Work Culture

Small Employer

Elevate Security

Proactive Insider Risk Management Solutions

San Francisco

Best Tech Startup

DarwinAI

Explainable AI (XAI) Technology

Toronto

Best Tech Manager

Daniel Altobello

Vice President of Product, InStride

Los Angeles

Best Tech Work Culture

Large Employer

FiscalNote

Global Policy and Market Intelligence

Washington, D.C.

Best Tech for Good

Xos, Inc

Electric Trucks, Powertrains, and Energy Solutions

Los Angeles

Best Tech Enterprise Employer

Zoox

On-Demand Autonomous Ride Hailing

San Francisco

Best Tech Work Culture

10Pearls

Digital Development and Transformation Company

Washington, D.C.

Best Tech Work Culture

Large Employer

Arity

Mobility Data and Behavioral Insights

Chicago

Best Tech Manager

Ashish Kachru

President, Altruista Health

Washington, D.C.

Best Tech Work Culture

Large Employer

Avenue Code

Trusted Advisors for Enterprise IT Consulting

San Francisco

Best Tech for Good

Braze

Customer Engagement Platform

New York

Best Tech for Good

BreatheSuite

Helping Asthma and COPD Patients Live Longer, Healthier Lives

San Francisco

Best Tech for Good

Caring.com

The Leading Online Destination for Family Caregivers

Charlotte

Best Tech for Good

Cinemark Holdings, Inc.

Private Watch Parties

Dallas

Best Tech for Good

Clean Hands - Safe Hands

Non-intrusive Wireless Technology Helping Hospitals Improve Hygiene

Atlanta

Best Tech Work Culture

Small to Mid Size Employer

Darwin AI

Explainable AI (XAI) Technology

Toronto

Best Tech Manager

Dominick Profico

Executive Vice President & CTO, Mobiquity

Philadelphia

Best Tech Startup

Endpoint

Real Estate Closings, Title Insurance, and Escrow

Southern California

Best Tech Manager

Eric Ong

VP Technical Director, Concentric Health Experience

New York

Best Tech for Good

Evive

Expertly-crafted, Personalized Messages

Chicago

Best Tech Startup

Extend

Powerful Product Protection Technology

San Francisco

Best Tech Startup

Goodshuffle Pro

Event and Party Rental Software

Washington, D.C.

Best Tech Startup

Harri

Workforce Management Software Built for Hospitality

New York

Best Tech Work Culture

Large Employer

Haven Life

Life Insurance That's Actually Simple

New York

Best Tech for Good

HealthVerity

A Transformational Approach for the Modern Healthcare Enterprise

Philadelphia

Best Tech for Good

Hopeful Inc.

Social Media Analytics and Management Agency that Empowers Nonprofits

Toronto

Best Tech Work Culture

Small to Mid Size Employer

iQmetrix

Intelligent Retail Built for Telecom

Charlotte

Best Tech Manager

Joel Michaels

Director of DevOps, M3

Atlanta

Best Tech Manager

John Pettit

CTO, Backstop Solutions Group

Chicago

Best Tech Work Culture

Small to Mid Size Employer

M3

World-Class Hotel Software & Services

Atlanta

Best Tech Manager

Mary Reese

Director, Product Management, Agero

Boston

Best Tech for Good

Mentor Collective

Impact-Driven Mentorship for Higher Education

Boston

Best Tech Work Culture

Small to Mid Size Employer

meQuillibrium

Work Happier and Healthier

Boston

Best Tech Manager

Mohit Gupta

UX Design Lead, Digital Intelligence Systems

Dallas

Best Tech for Good

MPOWER Financing

Student Loans for International Students

Washington, D.C.

Best Tech Startup

NeuroFlow

Digital Health Company Helping Mental Health Patients Feel Better Faster

Philadelphia

Best Tech Work Culture

Small to Mid Size Employer

Odessa

Lease Accounting and Asset Management Software

Philadelphia

Best Tech Work Culture

Small to Mid Size Employer

Postscript

Helping You Build Strong Customer Relationships Across the Entire Buying Experience

Los Angeles

Best Tech Manager

Raja Musunuru

Chief Technology Officer, Amicus.io

Charlotte

Best Tech Startup

Ribbon

Where Agents Collaborate on Winning Offers

Charlotte

Best Tech Work Culture

Large Employer

SADA Systems Inc.

Cloud Technology Services

Orange County

Best Tech Manager

Sohail Ramzan

Technical Program Manager, Profound Impact

Toronto

Best Tech Work Culture

Small to Mid Size Employer

StackPath

Edge Computing & Edge Delivery

Dallas

Best Tech Startup

Stavvy

Paperless & Digital Solutions for Banking & Lending

Boston

Best Tech Startup

Stord Inc.

Fulfillment, Warehousing, and Freight for B2C and B2B

Atlanta

Best Tech Work Culture

Small to Mid Size Employer

Tandem

Custom Software Development Company

Chicago

Best Tech Work Culture

Small to Mid Size Employer

The Lifetime Value Co.

Portfolio of Brands that Helps People Discover, Understand & Use Data

New York

Best Tech Work Culture

Large Employer

The Predictive Index

Talent Optimization Leader

Boston

Best Tech Startup

Trajektory

Innovative Data Insights and Valuation Technology Start-up

Chicago

Best Tech Startup

Upshot.ai

Omni-channel Customer Engagement and Gamifiication Platform

Dallas

Winners by City

Winners by Category

2021 Awards Ceremony

Missed this past year's virtual ceremony? No problem! Stream the entire show to see leaders in our tech community recognized for their resilience, growth, and exceptional leadership in 2021.

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For the seventh year in a row, Tech in Motion and the Timmy Awards are proud to recognize tech companies and managers that worked with their employees and allowed them to thrive. We're honored now more than ever to be able to highlight those who are lifting the tech community up, and we are humbled by the overwhelming response from everyone in our industry. Thank you to everyone who was a part of this event, from our finalists, judges and guest speakers to those who attended the ceremony.

cara sweeney, senior manager @ tech in motion

2021 Judges Panel

Adam Cheyer

Co-Founder @ Siri & Change.org

Adam O'Donnell

Startups Partnerships @ Zendesk

Ana Chaud

CEO & Startup Advisor @ Lodestar

Arylee McSweaney

Director of Engineering, Frontend Enablement & UX Foundation @ Etsy

Benjamin David Novak

Angel Investor @ Delaware Crossing Investor Group

Denise Reed Lamoreaux

Worldwide Learning Director of Customer Success @ Microsoft

Dr. Anita Jindal

Senior Director of Engineering @ VMware

Erin Liao

Vice President, E2E 5G Systems @ Ericsson

Helen Liu

Venture Capitalist @ Seven Industries

Jeremy Wight

VP, Engineering @ CareMessage

Justin Michela

Vice President, Architecture @ Fidelity Investments

Kapil Agarwal

Engineering Director @ Salesforce

Mukul Joshi

Vice President of Engineering @ Thomson Reuters

Nirmal Srinivasan

Software Engineering Director @ PayPal

Nitant Vaidya

Senior Director of Engineering @ Turing.com

Pankaj Pilaniwala

Product Manager at Google

Sandesh Achar

Director of Cloud Engineering @ Workday

Stacey Yudin

President @ NEP Services

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