Techweek Honors 100 Dallas Tech Leaders

Techweek is thrilled to announce its Techweek100 Dallas 2016, honoring 100 pioneers and trailblazers in the Dallas-Fort Worth tech community.

The final selection was made following months of sifting and vetting hundreds of nominations. Brought to you by BKD, Techweek100 Dallas 2016 is awarded in three categories — Ambassadors, Innovators, and Cultivators — that play a critical part in maintaining Dallas’ position as an innovation center.

Ambassadors are selected based on their impact on the tech community through thought leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship. This year’s Techweek100 Dallas Ambassadors include: business leader and investor Mark Cuban, Texas Instrument’s Ellen Barker, and Neiman Marcus Group’s Karen Katz.

Innovators, both startups and established organizations, are picked for their track record of pushing the envelope of what’s possible in tech innovation. This year’s Innovators include: Groove Jones, CultureMap, and Conversable.

Cultivators are chosen for their support of the local tech ecosystem, which enables business formation and economic vitality. Our Dallas Cultivators include: Common Desk, Dallas Innovation Alliance, and Tech in Motion.

See the full Techweek100 Dallas list here.

“Techweek is so proud to recognize the passion and achievements of each honoree,” says Amanda Signorelli, CEO of Techweek. “Looking at this list, it’s abundantly clear to us all why Dallas is known as an epicenter of innovation. In the lead-up to Techweek Dallas, I can’t think of a better way to showcase this city’s incredibly forward-thinking tech community.”

Techweek congratulates the Techweek100 Dallas 2016 honorees. We look forward to celebrating during Techweek Dallas from Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2016.

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About Techweek

Techweek is a week-long technology festival for entrepreneurs, tech visionaries and thought leaders to meet and enable the innovation ecosystem across the globe. Founded five years ago, Techweek operates conferences in eight cities across North America, including Detroit, Chicago, Toronto, Kansas City, New York City, Dallas, Los Angeles and Miami.

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