2020 Timmy Awards

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Don't miss this very special, entirely digital experience honoring the best tech startups, managers, and employers in 2020

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The Timmy Awards by Tech in Motion is an awards ceremony recognizing some of the best places for tech professionals to work across North America. You sent in your nominations, you told us why your workplaces and tech managers deserve recognition and voted on the 'Best in Tech' in your cities, now it's time join us (virtually) to see who will be crowned this year's National Winners!

Recognizing the Best Tech Employers & Managers, Virtually:

The 2020 Timmy Awards ceremony will be a very special, entirely digital experience honoring this year’s best tech startups, managers, and employers, as well as those who are using technology to support our communities through today’s global challenges and uncertainties.

Join us live (from your office or your home) on Thursday, October 29th @ 6PM ET as we celebrate members of the tech community for their resilience, agility and exceptional leadership in 2020. Guest speakers from Google, Netflix, Ericsson and more will announce our National Winners for the coveted six tech award categories - Best Tech Startup, Manager, Work Culture, Workplace Diversity, Enterprise Employer, and Tech for Good, selected from over 500 nominees.

View the 2020 Regional Winners & Finalists battling it out for the title of “Best in Tech” across North America.

Meet Your Host: Stephen Shapiro, Hall of Fame Innovation Speaker

For 25 years, Stephen Shapiro has presented his provocative strategies on innovation to audiences in 50 countries. During his 15-year tenure with the consulting firm Accenture, he led a 20,000-person innovation practice. He is the author of six books, including his latest: Invisible Solutions: 25 Lenses that Reframe and Help Solve Difficult Business Problems. His Personality Poker® system has been used around the world to create high-performing innovation teams. In 2015 he was inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame.

2020 Award Presenters & Judges

  • Adam Cheyer, Co-Founder @ Siri & Viv Labs*
  • Bruce Wang, Engineering Director @ Netflix*
  • Erin Liao, Vice President, E2E 5G Systems @ Ericsson*
  • Ian Suttle, Engineering Director @ Google*
  • Josh Torres, Chief of Staff @ Out in Tech*
  • Shelton Banks, CEO @ re:work training*
  • Nirmal Srinivasan, Software Engineering Director @ PayPal
  • Dr. Anita Jindal, Senior Director of Engineering @ VMware
  • Kapil Agarwal, Engineering Director @ Salesforce
  • Harry Hurst, CEO @ Pipe
  • Benjamin David Novak, Angel Investor @ Delaware Crossing Investor Group
  • Michael Kinnavy, Head of Global 5G R&D @ Nokia
  • Anastasia Simon, Managing Director @ Shadow Ventures
  • Erica Van, Venture Capitalist @ Charles River Ventures
  • Abdul Munda, Head of Engineering @ Slack
  • Freddy Stanley, Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager, Oracle

On the week of the 29th, all registrants will receive a custom link directing them to join and experience this year's ceremony via YouTube Premier.

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