TekPartners Attends South Florida Business Journal’s 2015 Tech Awards

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TekPartners Attends South Florida Business Journal’s 2015 Tech Awards

October 15, 2015


I was honored to be in attendance with Harris Katz, CEO of TekPartners, and other TekPartners team members this year at the South Florida Business Journal’s Technology Awards in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  The event, emceed by Katie Phang of Fox News, showcased some of South Florida’s top C-level technologists, alongside the fastest growing technology companies in our region.  South Florida Business Journal partnered with corporate sponsor Steven Douglas Associates to put on the event and hand out awards recognizing the invaluable dedication and knowledge each of the winning CIO’s bring to the companies they work for.

The event began with an hour of networking at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  After a round of hor d’oeuvres and drinks, the award ceremony kicked off in the grand ballroom.  Welcoming remarks were given by Melanie Dickinson, President of South Florida Business Journal, after which Katie Phang began announcing the winners.  Below is a summary of the winners in each category:

2015 CIO Winners

Private Companies Under $40M

Alexander Freund, 4IT

Private Companies $40M to $150M

Jean Robichaud, MobileHelp

Private Companies More than $150M

Martin Ingram, Arise Virtual Solutions

Public Companies

Allan Stejskal, AutoNation

Lifetime Achievement Recipient

Jennifer Torlone, AmeriJet


25 Fastest Growing Technology Companies

  • Acordis International Corp.
  • Advantage Services.Net
  • AOD Software
  • Bidtellect
  • Brightstar Corp.
  • CareCloud
  • Chetu
  • E-Builder
  • Greyson Technologies
  • Insight Software LLC
  • Integrity Tracking LLC
  • Leapfactor
  • Local Management
  • Modernizing Medicine
  • Momentum Consulting Corp.
  • Nexogy
  • Nomads
  • Playwire
  • SMX Services & Consulting
  • Tough Suite
  • Ultimate Software
  • United data Technologies
  • VUE Software
  • Western Digitech
  • WhiteOwl

A fantastic evening with the best and brightest in South Florida sums up the event nicely.  A note of mention goes out to Jennifer Torlone of AmeriJet for taking home the Lifetime Achievement Award.  Jennifer was actually placed by Mr. Harris Katz nine years ago and it is great to see her achievements being recognized.  Congratulations to Jennifer and all of the winners at the 2015 South Florida Business Journals Technology Awards.

Authored By:

Ryan Kriske, Marketing Specialist


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