AIM Tech Awards
The annual AIM Tech Awards, presented by Cox Business, took place on Sept. 28 at Certified Transmission owner Peter Fink’s private muscle car museum. The event showcases the community impact of local tech leaders.
The 2023 AIM Tech Awards winners were:
Technology Company of the Year: CompLogix
Technology Leader of the Year: Laurie Zagurski, OPPD’s Manager of Stakeholder and Community Outreach
Technology Innovator of the Year: Andy Bayer, Distinguished Architect at Buildertrend
Tech Start-up of the Year: Superb Shifts
Higher Ed Tech Leader of the Year: Metro Community College’s Continued Education and Workforce Education Division
K-12 Educator of the Year: Melissa Zeiszler, Dean of STEAM at Kennedy Elementary School
College Intern of the Year: Lah Soe
Tech Student of the Year: Tvisha Agarwal
AIM After School Program Student of the Year: Ja’Shon Westbrook
AIM Code School Student of the Year: John Pratt
AIM TRIO Students of the Year: Mark Sanchez and Devin Henk
Dr. Kandace Miller Tech Champion: Adam Haeder, Google Operations Manage
Heartland Developers Conference
Keynote speakers included New York Times bestselling author Martin Ford and T-Mobile cybersecurity expert Dr. Cheryl Cooper. Breakout sessions focused on topics such as AI and data, leadership, cybersecurity, innovation and development.
Photos courtesy of AIM Institute.