To many, Washington’s tech sector seems esoteric, otherworldly. The reality, is that tech — the creation of new and better tools — is as ordinary as peanut butter and jelly, as essential as air and water. On the pages that follow, we shine a spotlight on 19 honorees whose efforts and accomplishments affect the lives of millions and improve the economy in Washington state and beyond. Congratulations to the recipients of Seattle Business magazine’s 2018 Tech Impact Awards!
Tech Impact Champion
Hadi Partovi and Trish Millines Dziko
Category: Financial Technology
Silver: Crowd Cow
Gold: Shyft Technologies
Silver: Xnor.ai; Blue Canoe
Gold: Tableau Software
Judges for the 2018 Tech Impact Awards*
Kellan Carter, partner, Ignition Partners | Sudip Chakrabarti, partner, Madrona Venture Group Chris DeVore, managing director, Techstars | Leslie Feinzaig, founder & CEO, Female Founders Alliance Steve Hamerslag, cofounder and managing partner, TVC Capital | Tom Hull, CEO, CloudCoreo Ed Lazowska, Bill & Melinda Gates chair in computer science & engineering, University of Washington Ken Myer, interim executive | Anarghya Vardhana, Partner, Maveron
*Judges do not vote on nominations that might present a conflict of interest.