Finalists announced for 2021 Prometheus Awards

The Technology Association of Iowa has announced the finalists for the 2021 Prometheus Awards.

The winner in each of the 14 award categories will be announced during the Prometheus Awards celebration on Thursday, November 4, in downtown Des Moines.

Finalists in each category are:

FinTech & InsurTech Company of the Year

  • BrokerTech Ventures
  • Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
  • LenderClose
  • MākuSafe Corp. 
  • VizyPay

AgTech & BioTech Company of the Year

  • Granular Inc.
  • Gross-Wen Technologies
  • GVL
  • Performance Livestock Analytics
  • Tractor Zoom, Inc.

Manufacturing Technology Company of the Year

  • ALMACO
  • Kreg Tool
  • Pella Corporation 
  • PVpallet
  • Sukup Manufacturing Co.

Software Development Technology Company of the Year

  • Hy-Vee Inc. 
  • Kingland Systems 
  • OpenLoop 
  • SciPlay 
  • Telligen 

IT Service Provider Technology Company of the Year

  • Circle Computer Resources
  • Lean TECHniques Inc.
  • LightEdge Solutions
  • ProCircular, Inc.
  • Sogeti Capgemini

Startup Technology Company of the Year

  • 3D Health Solutions, Inc.
  • OpenLoop
  • Rantizo Inc.
  • Roboflow
  • Skroot Laboratory, Inc.

Creative Technology Solution of the Year

  • 4D Mobile
  • Hy-Vee, Inc.
  • John Deere Financial
  • Kingland Systems
  • Principal

Best Technology Company Culture

  • Blue Compass 
  • EMC Insurance Companies
  • Far Reach
  • LightEdge Solutions
  • SciPlay

CEO of the Year

  • Aaron Horn, NewBoCo 
  • Aaron Warner, ProCircular, Inc. 
  • Martin Gross, Gross-Wen Technologies 
  • Paul Waltz, SHAZAM Inc. 
  • Randy Edeker, Hy-Vee Inc.

CIO/CTO/CISO of the Year

  • Annette Dunn, State of Iowa OCIO
  • Brian Ness, Principal 
  • Levon Hooks, Kum & Go
  • Michael Hannan, LightEdge Solutions
  • Neil Shah, Iowa Workforce Development

Emerging Technology Leader of the Year

  • Andrea Leaman, Hy-Vee Inc. 
  • Connor Fogarty, Workiva 
  • Jessica Bertling, NewBoCo 
  • Samuel Wolf, Principal 
  • Todd Brady, Principal

Technology Community of the Year 

  • Cedar Valley 
  • Council Bluffs 
  • Waverly

Technology Company of the Year – Small/Medium

  • Gross Wen Technologies
  • Growers Edge
  • GVL 
  • Haber Technologies Inc. 
  • Rantizo

Workiva Large Technology Company of the Year

  • EMC Insurance Companies
  • Hy-Vee Inc.
  • Kingland Systems 
  • Pella Corporation
  • UnityPoint Health Systems