Five companies and individuals received “Spirit of Endeavor” awards from the Southeast Council of the electronics and high-tech trade group AeA.

The AeA’s fourth annual award winners were picked from among 50 nominations.

The winners:

Technology Leadership – Michael Kogon, CEO and Founder, Definition 6. Definition 6 provides marketing, commerce and business solutions.

Emerging Technology Business – The firm has developed a recruiting vendor management tool’

Technology Entrepreneur – Lynn Do, president and CEO, RenovoData, Inc. The firm offers online backup systems for disaster recovery and remote backup.

Technology Innovator – CardioMEMS. The company is developing wireless sensors to be used in the human body.

Leadership in Education by a Technology Organization – ATDC FastTrac TechVenture, which is a business training program fir startup entrepreneurs.