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October 4, 2018

Carbonite CEO Mohamad Ali, CarGurus and Flywire Take Top Honors at 21st Annual Mass Technology Leadership Awards

BOSTON, Oct. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Massachusetts’ largest technology trade association announced the winners of the region’s most prestigious technology awards at their 21st annual Mass Technology Leadership Awards Gala at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center. Hundreds gathered to celebrate the people and companies shaping the Massachusetts technology economy in 15 categories—including Massachusetts Company of the Year, CarGurus; Emerging Massachusetts Company of the Year, Flywire; and CEO of the Year, Carbonite’s Mohamad Ali.

In addition to the 15 industry-nominated awards, MassTLC highlighted the stories of three special leaders who’ve made significant contributions to the technology community. Technology pioneer, entrepreneur, investor and mentor, John Landry, received the Commonwealth Award, the Council’s highest honor, for a lifetime of contributions to tech. First-generation immigrant and former Global Chief Diversity officer for EMC, Jackie Glenn was honored with the Mosaic Award for inclusion. And, Technical Fellow and Director of Microsoft Research New England, New York and Montreal, Jennifer Chayes received the Council’s Distinguished Leadership Award for her contributions to the field of machine learning.

“The Mass Technology Leadership Awards celebrate the extraordinary leaders and innovators whose work is at the heart of our innovation economy,” said Tom Hopcroft, CEO, MassTLC. “Each year, I am honored to recognize the hardworking visionaries that are leading this state and the world, towards a better future.”

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