TAO names its 2019 Oregon Technology Award winners, with big wins for Megh and Cloudability

COURTESY: JASON DESOMER/TAO - Katie Bullard, president and chief growth officer of DiscoverOrg, as the emcee at the 2019 Oregon Technology Awards on April 17 at the Oregon Convention Center.

The Technology Association of Oregon announced its 2019 Oregon Technology Award winners Wednesday in Portland.

The awards celebrate excellence and achievement within the region's vibrant technology community.

The winners were:

Technology Company of the Year

Pre-Revenue: Megh Computing

Emerging: Stackery

Rising Star: CrowdStreet

Growth: Jama Software

Enterprise: nLIGHT

Influential Technology Company Not Headquartered in Oregon CloudBolt

Most Disruptive Technology of the Year: Cloudability

People's Choice Technology Company of the Year: Kristina Payne, Lane Workforce Partnership

COURTESY: THE COLUMBIAN - Scott Keeney, CEO of nLIGHT, received the 2019 Sam Blackman Award

The 35th Oregon Tech Awards are a great opportunity to reflect on how far we've come in the Oregon tech community over the last three or four decades," said Skip Newberry, TAO President and CEO. "We're incredibly proud of all that has been accomplished and are honored to celebrate the individuals and companies whose breakthrough technologies and business models have made the region a global hub for innovation."

The event also honored two outstanding leaders in the Oregon and Southwest Washington technology community. Scott Keeney, CEO of nLIGHT, received the 2019 Sam Blackman Award and Don Domes, technology consultant for the Hillsboro School District, was named 2019 Tech Champion winner.

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