InfoTech WNY BETAS 2017 Finalists

Our BETAS Judges have been working diligently.  Following an afternoon of discussion, they have come to a judgement to identify the following individuals and organizations as the InfoTech WNY BETAS 2017 Finalists! 

Congratulations to all InfoTech WNY BETAS 2017 Finalists!

Best Cyber Culture

  • 19 IDEAS
  • Shatter IT
  • Campus Labs
  • Argyle Technology Group

Best Emerging Tech Company

  • Patient Pattern
  • Oncolinx
  • Loptr LLC
  • 3AM Innovations
  • LenderLogix

Best Mobile App

  • Bestest
  • Synacor
  • Kaleida Health
  • ACV Auctions
  • Field Nimble

Best Tech Team in Creative Services

  • Nickel City Graphics
  • Haley Marketing Group
  • The Martin Group
  • 19 Ideas

Best Tech Team in Non-Profit / Education

  • UB Department of Electrical Engineering
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York 
  • PMI Buffalo Chapter
  • WeDidIt
  • Erie Community College

Best Tech Team in Service Industries

  • HigherMe
  • Clinical Support Services, Inc (CSSHealth)
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York 
  • Lighthouse Technology Services
  • Utilant LLC

Best Tech Team in Technology Services

  • Prizm Document & Technology Services
  • EmergenceTek Group Inc.
  • Helm UX
  • US itek
  • IVR Technology Group

Best use of Digital Marketing

  • The Olear Team at MJ Peterson
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • Trocaire College
  • InboundMD

Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Joe Neiman, ACV Auctions
  • Dr. Irfan Kahn, Circuit Clinical
  • Tim Bouchard, LUMINUS
  • Adrian Dayton, ClearView Social
  • Dave Newell, Loptr LLC

IT Leader of the Year (CTO / CIO)

  • Adam Stotz, Trove
  • Sam Marrazzo, Superior Group
  • Navpreet Jatana, BlueCross BlueShield of Western NY
  • Brian Lehman, EmergenceTek Group Inc.
  • Nick Gianadda, Field Nimble

Student in Technology

  • Dhruvay Jain, University at Buffalo
  • Shubham Garg, University at Buffalo
  • Philip Schneider, University at Buffalo
  • Morgan Szustak, Canisius College 
  • Colin Myers, University at Buffalo

Woman in Technology

  • Christina Orsi, University at Buffalo
  • Liesl Folks, UB School of Engineering
  • Mary Canty, University at Buffalo
  • Phyllis Caci, UC Solutions, LLC
  • Kelly Flicinski, 716 Marketing

Be sure to Register to Attend our FREE Technology Showcase, Reserve your Technology Showcase Booth, and Purchase Dinner Tickets for InfoTech WNY's BETAS 2017!

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