Tech-Centric Timmy Awards Announces Winners of First Annual Dallas Event

On Oct. 29, the Dallas winners will compete on the national stage for the chance to win a National Timmy Award.

This international event series has brought its 2020 program to the Big D with five tech-centered categories featuring local DFW companies. On Oct. 29, the Dallas Timmy Award winners will be recognized through a virtual awards ceremony during which the National Timmy Award winners will be announced.

Event company Tech in Motion created the Timmy Awards with a mission to bring local tech communities together to meet, learn, and innovate. Now in its sixth year, the annual awards series takes place in 11 regions across the U.S. and Canada.

The Dallas Timmy Award winners were decided based on public voting, with the regional winners going on to be judged by a panel for the national competition. This year’s speakers and judges include Adam Cheyer, co-founder of Siri and Change.org; Bruce Wang, director of Engineering at Netflix; and Nirmal Srinivasan, software engineering director at Paypal.

Here are the winners of the first annual Dallas event with category descriptions provided by Tech in Motion:

2020 Dallas Timmy Award Winners

Best Tech Startup – BILT Incorporated

This award recognizes a startup built by forward-thinking leaders with a product or service that aims to disrupt the market. 

Best Tech for Good – Hyla Mobile

New to 2020, the Tech for Good Award recognizes those leveraging technology to connect, support, inform or lift up our communities amid current global challenges and uncertainties.

Best Tech Work Culture – Match Group

This company offers more than great “perks”; it successfully unlocks employee potential through a shared mission and sense of community, inspires performance, and rewards contributions at every level of the tech team.

Best Tech Manager – Nadim Rahman, Director of Engineering | Katapult Group, Inc.

This award celebrates technology leaders and visionaries who go beyond the requisite duties of a manager to empower their team in a changing world.

Best Tech Workplace for Diversity – ActivTrak

Recipients of this award are determined to build and sustain an inclusive culture from the top down, encouraging employees to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

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