15th Annual Nashville Technology Council Awards

March 6, 2024

NTC Awards

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March 6, 2024 – The Nashville Technology Council held its 15th annual awards at the Fisher Center at Belmont University on February 29, 2024. Co-hosted by Elise Cambournac, CEO and President of the Greater Nashville Technology Council, and Michelle Brown, Senior Manager, Public Policy at Amazon in Nashville, the Black Tie Masquerade event celebrated technology champions in 15 categories, including:

CIO of the Year
Taren Rodabaugh of Bridgestone Americas

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the Year
Don Baham of Germantown Technology

Chief Data Officer (CDO) of the Year
Jason Beyer of Bridgestone Americas

Senior Tech Sales Exec of the Year
Ashley Barton of LBMC

Information Security Guru of the Year
Daymon McCartney of HCA Healthcare

Data Guru of the Year
Sabber Ahamed of Bridgestone Americas

Community Leader of the Year
Sydney Ernstes of BGSF

Tech for Good Award of the Year
Girls Who Tech 2.0

Emerging Leader of the Year
Samantha Simmons of Dollar General

Innovation Initiative of the Year
Tractor Supply Company

Project Manager of the Year
Francesca Winkler of CGI

Software Engineer of the Year
Trinity Christiana Terry of Eventbrite

Technology Company of the Year
Azra AI

Technology Educator of the Year
Jeremy Qualls of Williamson County Schools

Tech Start Up of the Year

Special recognition was bestowed on Allie Feiner of AllianceBernstein, who was announced as NTC’s Champion of the Year.

Read more about the event, awards, sponsors, and finalists on the NTC Awards website.