Join us to celebrate standout technology leadership and breakthrough innovation when Business in Vancouver hosts the inaugural BC CTO Awards, honouring Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, and others in top IT posts across BC. Six winning IT executives will be profiled in the August 27th issue of Business in Vancouver and honoured at a gala awards luncheon on September 18th, 2019 bringing together some of the most influential people in Vancouver's business community.
2019 BC CTO AWARD WINNERS:
CTO of the Year: Owen Ingraham, CTO, EasyMarkit
CIO of the Year: Barry Rivelis, Sr. Vice President & Chief Strategy and Information Officer, Pacific Blue Cross
Startup CTO of the Year: Pouyan Taghipour, Co-Founder, Event Temple
Visionary of the Year: Sergiy Osypchuk, Founder, CTO, SkyHive
Product Breakthrough of the Year: Majid Razmara, CTO & Co-Founder, MetaOptima Technology Inc.
Innovator of the Year: Loretta Davis, Vice President and CIO, Speedee Transport
To increase the number of technology companies that start and grow in the Okanagan
We do this in two ways:
1. Helping to develop and support a vibrant entrepreneurial, creative and innovative technology community.
Our community ranges from students and aspiring entrepreneurs to startups and early stage companies; as well as established technology companies and the wide range of service providers who are critical to our industry
Our objective is to encourage people to start and grow technology companies!
2. Offering programs that support entrepreneurs and technology companies looking to start, accelerate and grow.
These programs combine elements such as needs assessments, hands on coaching, mentorship, and access to world class expertise - including connections provincially, nationally and internationally.
Our objective is to help entrepreneurs and companies accelerate their growth and maximize their opportunity