TechPoint to recognize state’s top tech talent

2021-04-05T16:52:11-04:00May 9, 2019|

INDIANAPOLIS – May 9, 2019 – Indiana’s tech ecosystem is flourishing in part because of visionary executives leading successful tech and tech-enabled companies. Much of that success, however, is due to a large group of creative and innovative tech workers and other professionals who haven’t yet broken into the executive suite. It’s the cream of that non-C-suite crop that TechPoint is currently seeking to honor as part of its fifth annual Tech 25 Awards. As in past years, the Tech 25 winners will be chosen by a panel of independent judges that will include past winners. The Tech 25 represent a wide range of roles within tech companies, such as software developers, financial analysts, marketing directors, and product managers. Winners will be selected from three main categories: tech product/research and development; tech sales and marketing; and tech professional services. “Tech [...]

TechPoint’s 20th annual Mira Awards honor ‘The Best of Tech in Indiana’

2021-04-05T16:52:11-04:00April 13, 2019|

INDIANAPOLIS (April 13, 2019)— TechPoint, the nonprofit, industry-led growth accelerator for Indiana’s tech ecosystem, honored the successes and innovation of Indiana people, companies, places, and products at the JW Marriott Indianapolis during the 20th annual Mira Awards gala presented by Angie’s List, Infosys, and Salesforce. With a sold-out crowd of 1,400 attendees, this was the largest Mira Awards in the program’s 20-year history. The Mira Awards – Indiana’s largest and longest running technology awards program – this year celebrates 14 award winners and honorees chosen from 109 nominees. Fifty-two independent, volunteer judges spent more than 850 total hours evaluating applications, interviewing nominees, and selecting this year’s winners. Judges included company founders, CEOs and presidents, CTOs, CIOs, and other subject matter experts. “For 20 years, the Mira Awards stage has been the platform across which Indiana’s biggest tech successes and most [...]

Stephen J. Dutton, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP to Receive TechPoint Foundation for Youth Bridge Builder Award at TechPoint Mira Awards

2021-04-05T16:52:11-04:00April 11, 2019|

Stephen J. Dutton, partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP INDIANAPOLIS (April 11, 2019) — TechPoint Foundation for Youth is pleased to announce that ​its Board of Directors has selected Stephen J. Dutton, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, ​as the 2019 Bridge Builder Award recipient​. The award will be presented to Mr. Dutton during the TechPoint Mira Awards gala at the JW Marriott on April 13th. The Mira Awards gala, recognizing individual and organizational success in the Indiana technology industry, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary to a sold-out crowd. The Bridge Builder Award is given annually to an individual, program, or organization that has transformed science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education for Indiana students who are typically underrepresented in those same industries. Stephen J. Dutton was selected in recognition of his nearly two decades working to help form [...]

Governor Holcomb to receive Trailblazer Award at 20th annual TechPoint Mira Awards gala

2021-04-05T16:52:11-04:00March 28, 2019|

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.  (March 28, 2019) — TechPoint, the nonprofit, industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s technology ecosystem, will recognize Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb with the Trailblazer Award during TechPoint’s 20th annual Mira Award gala on April 13, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis. The Mira Awards celebrate the best of tech in Indiana each year, including people, products, companies and places. The Trailblazer Award recognizes visionaries whose contributions have had lasting and significant impact on the state and its technology ecosystem. Trailblazers are among the state’s most inspiring and influential players. They are innovative risk-takers whose achievements and bold leadership are catalysts for our tech ecosystem's growth and success “Indiana is fortunate to have a great stable of leaders in the tech space and even more fortunate that one of them is the sitting governor of our state,” said Sherry Aaholm, Chair [...]

TechPoint names new board chair and executive committee that represents expanded breadth of Indiana tech community

2021-04-05T16:52:11-04:00March 26, 2019|

INDIANAPOLIS (March 26, 2019) — TechPoint, the non-profit, industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s technology ecosystem, today announced its 2019 Board of Directors’ executive committee. Sherry Aaholm, Cummins’ vice president and chief information officer, will serve as chair of the TechPoint board. “Tech is intersecting most every part of our economy and state. I’m excited that our executive committee and board represents that breadth along with a remarkable caliber of individuals,” said TechPoint President and CEO Mike Langellier. “I’m also excited for Sherry’s board chair leadership. She leads a large tech organization inside a Fortune 150 company going through digital transformation. That perspective will be really valuable as we chart the course for the tech community and accelerate our impact. She also has an amazing personal story that I hope more young women and professionals will hear and draw inspiration from.” [...]

Nominees announced for 20th Anniversary TechPoint Mira Awards honoring ‘The Best of Tech in Indiana’

2021-04-05T16:52:11-04:00February 12, 2019|

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.  (February 12, 2019) — TechPoint, the nonprofit, industry-led growth initiative for Indiana’s technology ecosystem, announced the nominees for its 20th annual Mira Awards presented by Angie’s List and Salesforce. The Mira Awards gala—the biggest tech awards event in the state—celebrates the people, products, companies, and places chosen as ‘The Best of Tech in Indiana’. Last year a sell-out crowd of 1,300 people attended the black-tie affair. Indiana’s tech ecosystem is on the rise. According to the TEConomy study commissioned by CICP, Clusters & Disruptors: Envisioning Central Indiana’s Economic Future in a Time of Change, IT companies generated by far the fastest employment growth from 2010-2016 (67%). Further, in 2017, LinkedIn and Zillow ranked Indianapolis No. 1 in America’s Sweet Spots: Cities where Job Opportunity and Housing Affordability Intersect. The growth is evident among Mira Awards nominees. Only a [...]

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