AIM’s Tech Celebration was held last night at the Holland Center in Omaha. According to AIM CEO, Kandace Miller, “This was truly an important night, a red carpet night. It’s our way of honoring tech brilliance in the community.” AIM’s 2014 Technology Celebration Awards honor the tech brilliance in our community and is one more way that AIM promotes technology, empowers people, enhances organizations and creates brilliant communities.
AIM and the Holland Center hosted a sponsored by Cox Business,Omaha Media Group, Cosentry, Sirius Computer Solutions, and IP Pathways, awarding the following Celebration Award winners for 2014:
Tech Student – Pawankumar Sharma, Graduate Student, University of Nebraska Omaha, CSG International Intern
Tech Educator – Sandra Vlasnik, Award winning instructor in the College of Information Science and Technology at the University of Nebraska Omaha
Tech Leader – Sumeet Jain, Entrepreneur and Co-founder of Big Wheel Brigade software development firm and Co-founder and Lead Instructor of Omaha Code School – an immersive coding boot camp
Exemplary Emerging Business – Pen-Link, Lincoln-based company that develops software used to collect and analyze telephonic and Internet-based communications meta data and content
Exemplary Enterprise Business – Inflection, Inflection, a technology company with a portfolio of web products at the intersection of big data and privacy
“AIM has long held a spring awards program in conjunction with their annual tech conference, Infotec. Making the Tech Awards a stand-alone fall event was another chance to bring the tech community together, raise money, and celebrate the industry,” according to AIM’s Director of Events Management, Dave Vankat.