Tom Noonan, co-founder and chief executive officer of Internet Security Systems, received the first “Southeastern Spirit of Endeavor” award Wednesday night.

ISS also was selected for the leadership in technology award.

In all, eight awards were presented by the American Electronics Association at the Fox Theater.

The list of winners:

Outstanding leadership: Tom Noonan, ISS
Tech Entrepreneur: Subramonian Shankar, American Megatrends
Emerging Business: Lancope
Technology Innovation: Randy McCoy, CheckFree
Leadership in Technology Education: ISS
Tech. Innovation by an Educational Institution: Peachtree Elementary
Community Service: EMS Technologies
Key AeA Volunteer: Dick Cook, MAPICS, Inc.