2018 BETAS Finalists

Announcing our BETAS 2018 Finalists:

Best Cyber Culture        

  • 19 IDEAS
  • Arbeit Software
  • Helm Experience & Design
  • IVR Technology Group
  • Twisted Rope

Best Emerging Tech Company   

  • 3AM Innovations
  • HigherMe
  • L-Tron Corporation
  • Patient Pattern, Inc.
  • SomaDetect

Innovation in Manufacturing

  • Bak USA
  • Moog Inc.
  • PostProcess Technologies
  • SomaDetect
  • UltraCell Insulation

Best Tech Team in Creative Services      

  • 19 IDEAS
  • Helm Experience & Design
  • INSIGHT INTERNATIONAL USA LLC
  • InVue Digital
  • Twisted Rope

Best Tech Team in Non-Profit / Education         

  • BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, Tech Automation Team
  • CUBRC - DSIF Group
  • FIRST Robotics TEAM 4930
  • Jacobs Institute Engineering Team
  • Kangarootime

Best Tech Team in Service Industries     

  • BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, Enterprise Information Security Team
  • Bonadio Group - Enterprise Risk Management
  • Freed Maxick CPAs P.C.
  • Lighthouse Technology Services
  • M&T Bank

Best Tech Team in Technology Services

  • ColoCrossing
  • Helm Experience & Design
  • IVR Technology Group
  • Lighthouse Technology Services
  • LocalEdge

Best use of Digital Marketing    

  • Arbeit Software
  • Invest Buffalo Niagara
  • L-Tron Corporation
  • Mental Health Association of Erie County
  • Renoun Creative

Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Glenna Bett, Cytocybernetics Inc.
  • Akash Desai, IVR Technology Group
  • Rob Hunter, HigherMe
  • Sabina Ramsey, Insight International, LLC
  • Scott Wayman, Kangarootime

IT Leader of the Year

  • Jesse Becker, IVR Technology Group
  • Jon Biloh, ColoCrossing
  • Marty Krebs, Fidelis Care NY
  • Gregg Mojica, Clovis
  • Michael Moskal, CUBRC

Student in Technology 

  • Alex Barganier, University at Buffalo
  • Morgan Bedford, Medaille College
  • Sal Fabozzi, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Megha Goyal, University at Buffalo
  • Doyita Mitra, University at Buffalo

Woman in Technology

  • Tammy Ashraf, PMI Buffalo
  • Jennifer A. Beckage, Esq., CIPP/US, Phillips Lytle LLP
  • Louise Kowalski, Erie Community College
  • Megan McNally, the Foundry
  • Kathleen Murphy, University at Buffalo

Project Manager of The Year: Powered by PMI Buffalo

  • Bernadette Reasinger, M&T Bank
  • Jason Lendvay, M&T Bank
  • Molly Finnerty, M&T Bank
  • Angela Ricci, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY

 

#BETAS2018     

Purchase BETAS Dinner Tickets and Register to attend our Technology Showcase!

May 3rd BETAS Agenda

2018 will bring FIRST Tech Challenge, building robots at our BETAS Technology Showcase!  In addition, there will be 4 large robots on site that will be used as demos during the event. This portion of the event will be held from 3pm to 5pm.

  • 3pm - 5pm: FIRST Tech Challenge (FREE to attend)
  • 4pm - 7pm:  InfoTech WNY BETAS Technology Showcase (FREE to attend)
  • 5:45 - 6:45pm: Finals of the Robot competition – Awards are presented (FREE to attend)
  • 7pm - 8pm: BETAS Awards Dinner (Ticket Required)
  • 8pm - 10pm: BETAS After Party (Ticket Required) 

 

 

IT WNY GOLD Sponsors

  • 716 Marketing

    Mission: Integrate marketing into our clients' strategies. 

    716 Marketing LLC was founded to address the need for Integrating Marketing strategies and implementation of Digital Marketing strategies in various industries across Western New York. 

  • 360PSG

    Making Web Development More Accessible To You.

    Our mission is to provide web solutions in such a way that small and mid-size companies have an affordable option, without sacrificing the quality and expertise that is usually associated with large, diverse and expensiveagencies.

  • At AT&T, we’re bringing it all together. We’re helping people connect with advanced mobile services, next-generation TV, high-speed Internet services and smart solutions for businesses.

    Fast, highly secure and mobile connectivity – to everything on the Internet, everywhere, at every moment and on every device – is what drives us at AT&T.

     

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield WNY

    We strive to provide better healthcare to our members, offer greater value to our customers, and improve the health of our communities.

  • Bond Schoeneck & King

    We will maintain an unfailing commitment to understand our clients' needs and to provide comprehensive, practical, high-quality, and responsive solutions. We will maintain the highest professional and ethical standards, and continue the Firm's historical commitment to, and leadership in, community activities, pro-bono work, and service to the Bar.

  • Buffalo Business First

    View Daily Local Business News, Resources & more in Buffalo, New York.

  • To put it simply, we tell stories.  We use digital media to help our clients get their stories seen, heard and understood.  Technology changes rapidly. New methods of communication seem to pop up every day. But one thing that will never change is the power of a good story. Full Circle Studios helps those stories be heard. 

  • ShatterIT

    Shatter I.T. provides 24/7 Managed Security Services from its Security Operations Center.  Protecting data can be one of the biggest challenges for any business.  Shatter I.T.’s services include continuous monitoring, SIEM, intrusion detection, incident response, vulnerability assessment, and compliance management.  Shatter I.T. is dedicated to meeting the needs of our customers with a 24/7 staff dedicated to the protection of data and cybersecurity of our customers’ networks and systems. 

  • Data Breach Defense

    Cyber Security, Breach Readiness, Risk Mitigation, Data Breach Compliance and Notification Services.

  • We support our clients by providing solutions that leverage industry leading technology and services.  We have been reducing risk and expense from IT based projects and day to day operations since 1965.  Headquartered in Tonawanda, NY, Ronco has grown to over 25 locations in the Eastern United States.  Service is our primary focus and our commitment is what brings us together.  We have built the foundation of our organization on trusted partnerships throughout our footprint.

  • Bond Schoeneck & King

    We will maintain an unfailing commitment to understand our clients' needs and to provide comprehensive, practical, high-quality, and responsive solutions. We will maintain the highest professional and ethical standards, and continue the Firm's historical commitment to, and leadership in, community activities, pro-bono work, and service to the Bar.

  • We connect your business to technology solutions by offering our customers high-tech services in person.  We're techs, and we're here to help your business.