TAI announces Prometheus Awards finalists

The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) has announced the finalists for this year’s Prometheus Awards.

The awards, presented by LWBJ of Des Moines, acknowledge individuals, companies, and communities impacting Iowa’s technology industry. This year’s finalists epitomize great talent, solidifying Iowa’s reputation as a technology state.

Finalists and winners will be honored at the Prometheus Awards Presented by LWBJ on Thursday, Nov. 4, in downtown Des Moines.

The awards categories and finalists: 

Workiva Large Technology Company of the Year
EMC Insurance Companies
Hy-Vee Inc.
Kingland Systems
Pella Corporation
UnityPoint Health Systems

FinTech & InsurTech Company of the Year
BrokerTech Ventures
Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
MākuSafe Corp.

AgTech & BioTech Company of the Year
Granular Inc.
Gross-Wen Technologies
Performance Livestock Analytics
Tractor Zoom, Inc.

Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year
Kreg Tool
Pella Corporation
Sukup Manufacturing Co.

Software Development Technology Company of the Year
Hy-Vee Inc.
Kingland Systems

IT Service Provider Technology Company of the Year
Circle Computer Resources
Lean TECHniques Inc.
LightEdge Solutions
ProCircular, Inc.
Sogeti Capgemini

Startup Technology Company of the Year
3D Health Solutions, Inc.
Rantizo Inc.
Skroot Laboratory, Inc.

Creative Technology Solution of the Year
4D Mobile
Hy-Vee, Inc.
John Deere Financial
Kingland Systems

Best Technology Company Culture
Blue Compass
EMC Insurance Companies
LightEdge Solutions

CEO of the Year
Aaron Horn, NewBoCo
Aaron Warner, ProCircular, Inc.
Martin Gross, Gross-Wen Technologies
Paul Waltz, SHAZAM Inc.
Randy Edeker, Hy-Vee Inc.

CIO/CTO/CISO of the Year
Annette Dunn, State of Iowa OCIO
Brian Ness, Principal
Levon Hooks, Kum & Go
Michael Hannan, LightEdge Solutions
Neil Shah, Iowa Workforce Development

Emerging Technology Leader of the Year
Andrea Leaman, Hy-Vee Inc.
Connor Fogarty, Workiva
Jessica Bertling, NewBoCo
Samuel Wolf, Principal
Todd Brady, Principal

Technology Community of the Year
Cedar Valley
Council Bluffs

Technology Company of the Year – Small/Medium
Gross Wen Technologies
Growers Edge
Haber Technologies Inc.

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