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2017 Tech Awards Winners Announced at TechCelebration: NVTC’s Annual Banquet

On December 11, over 700 members of the Northern Virginia technology community gathered at NVTC’s annual banquet, TechCelebration. The event featured the presentation of the 2017 NVTC Tech Awards, honoring groundbreaking companies, leaders and innovations in our region's technology community and the Veterans Employment Initiative (VEI) Veteran Service Award, recognizing NVTC member companies who have demonstrated a superlative level of engagement with the VEI and support for the Veteran community.

Congratulations to the following winners: The MITRE Corporation, Tech Patent of the Year; Larry Prior of CSRA, Tech Executive of the Year; REAN Cloud, Tech Company of the Year (Under $50 Million in Revenue); Appian, Tech Company of the Year (Over $50 Million in Revenue); and PRISM Inc., VEI Veteran Service Award.

Congratulations to the winners:

Tech Patent of the Year
The MITRE Corporation

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From left: MITRE Chief Scientist Dr. James C. Ellenbogen, MITRE Senior Principal Scientist Carl Picconatto, MAXIMUS CEO and NVTC Board Chair Rich Montoni and Gilson & Lione Managing Partner Lyle Vander Schaaf.


Tech Executive of the Year
Larry Prior, CSRA

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From left: MAXIMUS CEO and NVTC Board Chair Rich Montoni, ePlus CFO Elaine Marion and CSRA President and CEO and NVTC Board Vice Chair Larry Prior.


Tech Company of the Year Under $50 Million in Revenue
REAN Cloud

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From left: REAN Cloud President Sri Vasireddy, REAN Cloud Managing Partner Rupa Vasireddy, REAN Cloud Co-Founder and Managing Partner Sekhar Puli, MAXIMUS CEO and NVTC Board Chair Rich Montoni and Mark Andersen of BDO.


Tech Company of the Year Over $50 Million in Revenue
Appian

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The Appian team pictured with NVTC President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg and Appian Founder and CEO Matt Calkins.


VEI Veteran Service Award
PRISM Inc.

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From left: MAXIMUS CEO and NVTC Board Chair Rich Montoni, NVTC VEI Executive Director Steve Jordon, Monster Government Solutions Executive Vice President Steve Cooker, PRISM Inc. Veteran Employment Program Manager Ryan Eden, PRISM Inc. Partner & Executive Vice President Carol Cornman, Virginia Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs Carlos Hopkins and NVTC President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg.


Tech Award Finalists:

Tech Patent of the Year
BluVector
Deque Systems
The MITRE Corporation (WINNER)
Vencore

Tech Executive of the Year
Matt Calkins, Appian
Tom Davidson, EVERFI
Kim Hayes, The Ambit Group
Larry Prior, CSRA (WINNER)
Grant Verstandig, Rally Health

Tech Company of the Year Under $50 Million in Revenue
Mobile Posse
REAN Cloud (WINNER)
Unanet
Verodin
Whereoware

Tech Company of the Year Over $50 Million in Revenue
Appian (WINNER)
DMI
Excella Consulting
GuidePoint Security
ICF

VEI Veteran Service Award
CACI International Inc.
IntelliDyne LLC
Micron Technology
PRISM Inc. (WINNER)