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Technology Association of Oregon Announces the Oregon Tech Awards Winners

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Portland, Ore. —May 12, 2016 — The Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) announced today the winners for the 2016 Oregon Technology Awards, which celebrate excellence and achievement in the region’s technology industry.

The 32nd annual Oregon Technology Awards includes awards for Technology Company of the Year (based on five size categories) as well as Influential Technology Company Not Headquartered in Oregon and Most Disruptive Technology.

The event also honored two outstanding leaders in our tech community, Bob Conlin of NAVEX Global as the 2016 Technology Executive of the Year, and Keith Larson of Intel Capital as the recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

“The influence and impact of TAO and the regional tech industry we serve has grown significantly over the last year.  Tech is driving the state’s economic growth.  And tonight we celebrated the leading tech companies with the biggest impact”, TAO CEO and President, Skip Newberry, says.

The winners were selected from a wide spectrum of industries within the various award categories. The TAO is proud to announce the 2016 Oregon Technology Award winners, as follows:


Technology Company of the Year – Pre-Revenue


Technology Company of the Year – Emerging

Lumen Learning

Technology Company of the Year – Rising Star



Technology Company of the Year – Growth


Technology Company of the Year – Enterprise

Cascade Microtech

Influential Technology Company Not Headquartered in Oregon

Jive Software

Most Disruptive Technology of the Year


The 2016 Awards program was presented by Jones Lang LaSalle and UnitedHealthcare. Additional sponsors include Salesforce, Comcast Business, KPMG, First Tech Federal Credit Union, USI, Conveyor, Cushman Wakefield, Hotel Eastlund JP Morgan Chase, McClenahan Bruer, New Relic, and Portland Trail Blazers.

To learn more, visit the Oregon Technology Awards webpage.


About the Technology Association of Oregon

Technology Association of Oregon is a local nonprofit working to build opportunities, better our economy and unify a voice for innovation in Oregon and beyond.  A recognized leader in shaping and growing technology and business communities, TAO empowers businesses and entrepreneurs through networks, events, advocacy, resources and more.  With over 400 member-companies, TAO’s network brings together some of the largest companies in the world, small startups, and tech-enabled companies that are using technology to drive growth and innovation. For more information please visit

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Rylee O’Brien – Technology Association of Oregon


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