IT Awards

This year celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Austin IT Awards. Join us at InnoTech Austin for this year’s 20th year gala event.

Let’s take a quick look at the past 20 years of winners! Congratulations again.

2016 IT Awards

IT Exec of Year
Brad Englert, UT Austin

CTO of the Year
Mark Magnuson, Concepture

CIO of the Year
Charles Valentine, Indeed, Inc.

Tech Community Leadership
Ben Bentzin, Interactive Health Tech

2015 IT Awards

IT Exec of Year
T Micheel Minks, Seton Healthcare

IT Exec of Year
Bill Wood, EZ Corp

IT Exec of Year
Rudy Montoya, Office of the Attorney General

Woman of IT Award
Tricia Berry, University of Texas

2014 IT Awards

IT Exec of Year
Walt Meffert, Hanger

IT Exec of year
Stephen Elkins, City of Austin

CTO of the Year
Terence Spielman, NewComLink

Woman of IT award
Tamara Hudgens, Girlstart

Austin Tech. Community Leadership
Hugh Forest, SXSW Interactive

2013 IT Awards

IT Exec of year
Diane Kenyon, Harden Healthcare

IT Exec of year
Bowden Hight, TX Health and Human Services

CTO of the Year
Jim Keeler, Invodo, Inc.

Woman of IT award
Tanya Acevedo, Travis County

2012 IT Awards

IT Solution of the year
Halo Mobile App, National Instruments

IT Exec of Year
Karen Robinson, TX Department of Information Resources

IT Exec of year
Victor Fetter, Dell Online

Info technologist of the year
Mickey Ristroph, Mutual Mobile

2011 IT Awards

IT Community Leadership Award
Steve Guengerich, Appconomy

IT Exec of year
Vijay George, LCRA

IT Exec of year
Steve Finnerty, Applied Materials

Info technologist of the year
Ross Buhrdorf, HomeAway

2010 IT Awards

IT Solution of the year
Tom Lott, LCRA

IT Exec of year
Gary Gumbert, Health and Human Services Comm.

IT Exec of year
Scott McKinlay, Austin Children’s Sheltre

Info technologist of the year
Andy Maag, Bazaarvoice

2009 IT Awards

IT Solution of the year
David Dulak, Tokyo Electron

IT Exec of year
Eric Hungate, TASB

IT Exec of year
Dennis Strong, McCoy’s Building Supplies

Info technologist of the year
Joshua Baer, OtherInBox

2008 IT Awards

IT Solution of the year
Advisors Team, National Instruments

IT Exec of year
Richard Reynolds, City of Bee Cave

IT Exec of year
Scott Smith, Temple-Inland

Info technologist of the year
Jim Keeler, Wayport, Inc.

2007 IT Awards

IT Exec of year
Sam Coursen, Freescale

IT Exec of year
Jim Weatherby, Texas Legislative Concil

Info technologist of the year
Mike Hoskins, Pervasive Software

2006 IT Awards

IT Exec of year
Russ Finney, Tokyo Electron

IT Exec of year
Greg Sedlock, TX Windstorm Insurance Assn.

Info technologist of the year
Manoj Saxena, Webify/IBM

2005 IT Awards

IT Exec of year
Umesh Manathkar, Silicon Labs

IT Exec of year
Andres Carvallo, Austin Energy

Info technologist of the year
Samy Aboel-Nil, MessageOne

2004 IT Awards

Info technologist of the year
Tony Alagna, Whole Security

IT Exec of year
John Cox, Texas Higher Education Recording Board

IT Exec of year
Bill Mclellan, Texas Mutual Insurance

2003 IT Awards

IT Exec of year
Gary Cowsert, Activant

Very special National IT influence
Fred Mapp, AMD

IT Exec of year
Peter Collins, City of Austin

Info technologist of the year
Tom Ballard, Hoover’s Inc

Special Exec Leadership Award
Russ Finney, Tokyo Electron

2002 IT Awards

CIO of the Year
John Ciulla, Vignette

CTO of the Year
Joe Harlow, Travis Co. Info & telco systems

CTO of the Year
Dr. Jikku Venkat, United Devices

2001 IT Awards

CIO of the Year
Diana Williamson, Office of the Attorney General

CTO of the Year
Dr. Cathy Fulton, NetQoS

CTO of the Year
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2000 IT Awards

CIO of the Year
Treg Russell, Texas Medical Liability Trust

CTO of the Year
Hayden Steward, Triactive

CTO of the Year
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1999 IT Awards

CIO of the Year
Jerry Oliver, Austin Bergstrom Airport

CIO of the Year
Jeff Tyler, Collective Technologies

CTO of the Year
Neil Webber, Vignette

1998 IT Awards

CIO of the Year
Jerry Gregory, Dell Computer

CTO of the Year
Steve Madere, Deja news