Colorado is an exceptional place full of adventurers. The new frontier is technology, and the pioneers here are pushing boundaries every single day. For the past 12 years, the Colorado Technology Association has been hosting the APEX Awards to recognize Colorado's technology excellence. This prestigious event highlights the remarkable leaders and innovators that are creating incredible velocity.
Company Nominees: •3t Systems •Accounting Systems Inc. •Accuvant Inc. •Ajubeo •Amadeus Consulting •BEW Global •Cliintel •Coalfire Systems, Inc. •Cologix, Inc. •Comcast Colorado •Confio Software •Dean Evans & Associates, Inc. •Delta Dental of Colorado •Dizzion, Inc. •Earthvisionz •ECSTeam •Envysion •First Funder •FORTRUST Data Center •GoDaddy.com •IHS Inc •Inversoft •IQNavigator, Inc. •Leap Tech Solutions •Mercury •MWH Global •netFactor •Newmont Mining Corporation •NewsGator Technologies, Inc. •Njevity Inc. •Nuss Professional Services •Open Scan Technologies, Inc. •PDC Energy, Inc. •Pixorial •Prologis Inc •Push IO •SDL International •SendGrid •Spectra Logic •SSB Consulting Group, LLC. •State of Colorado - Office of Information Technology •Statera •Swiftpage •Telesphere •The Trizetto Group, Inc. •TrackVia •United States Olympic Committee •ViaWest •Wayin •XTIVIA •Zayo Group
Individual Nominees: Vic Ahmed, President TiE-Rockies & CEO Business Genetics Bobbie Bastian, Teacher at STEM Launch K-8 Ted Battreall, President of Vertiba, Inc. Debbie Blair, Technology Teacher at Prairie Crossing Elementary Gregg Cannady, Teacher at STEM Magnet Lab School Gayle Dendinger, CEO, Founder & Publisher, CAP Logistics & CAP Worldwide/ICOSA Magazine & Media Tony Fiore, President of Fiore & Associates Inc. Amy Fowler, Managing Partner, Lewis & Fowler Jim Franklin, CEO, SendGrid, Inc. Arif Gangji, President of Neon Rain Interactive Terry Gold, Co-Founder & CEO Gold Systems Mark Goodwin, Instructor at New Horizons Peter Hudson, M.D. CEO & Co-founder of iTriage, LLC Mark Jeffryes, Technology Teacher at Coyote Creek Elementary David Kline, Math Teacher at Westview Middle School Bart Lorang, CEO & Co-Founder of FullContact Pat Maley - Past Chairman of KidsTEK, Partner – Wiegers Capital Partners Kristin McCord, Technology Teacher at Roxborough Primary and Intermediate School Timothy McMahon, SJ , President, Arrupe Jesuit High School Derrick McNeill, Teacher at George Washington High School Gordon Nuttall, CEO & President of Couragent, Inc. D. Miles Pimentel, Assistant Director, Department of Grants & Partnerships, Aurora Public School District Chuck Price, President & CEO of Ajubeo Debbie Richards, Teacher Librarian at Prairie Crossing Elementary Kristin Russell, Secretary of Technology and CIO, State of Colorado Nancy Sauer, President, D2Xchange Michael Shallenberger, Engineering Teacher at STEM School Kirby Slunaker, President & Chief Executive Officer, MetroList Debbie Tawzer, Technology Teacher at Legend High School Scott Threlkeld, Information Systems Manager, Delta Dental of Colorado Erika Trautman, CEO of FlixMaster Leif Ullman, CEO of KidReports, LLC Cinde Waller, CEO & Founder of TempOrthotics LLC