The State's Top Technologists, Legislators and Educators Honored at Arizona Technology Council's 2021 Governor's Celebration of Innovation
Winning Companies and Individuals Recognized for Their Contributions to Technology, Science and The Future of Arizona During the GCOI Award Ceremony on October 13
"This year's GCOI Awards demonstrate the resilience and ingenuity of Arizona's technology community," said Steven G. Zylstra, president and CEO of the Council. "Despite the challenges we faced, leaders have stepped up to continue delivering critical technology across sectors. It was an honor to recognize the organizations and individuals who contributed incredible innovation throughout the year, as well as celebrate our state's legislators, educators and future leaders during tonight's event."
"Each year we are more impressed with the innovators making a difference in Arizona, and this year is no exception," said Sandra Watson, president and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority. "The 2021 awardees showcase Arizona's leadership in fields as diverse as technology, manufacturing, health care, sustainability, mobility, policy and more. We are proud to partner with the Arizona Technology Council to celebrate all those advancing Arizona's innovation economy and their accomplishments."
The winners in their respective categories are:
Innovator of the Year Award Winners
The Arizona Technology Council is Arizona's premier trade association for science and technology companies. Recognized as having a diverse professional business community, Council members work towards furthering the advancement of technology in Arizona through leadership, education, legislation and social action. The Council offers numerous events, educational forums and business conferences that bring together leaders, managers, employees and visionaries to make an impact on the technology industry. These interactions contribute to the Council's culture of growing member businesses and transforming technology in Arizona. To become a member or to learn more about the Arizona Technology Council, please visit http://www.aztechcouncil.org.
About the Arizona Commerce Authority
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state's leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona's economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: attract, expand, create - attract out-of-state companies to establish operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to expand their business in Arizona and beyond; and help entrepreneurs create new Arizona businesses in targeted industries. For more information, please visit azcommerce.com (https://www.azcommerce.com/)