RALEIGH – The NC Technology Association handed out a host of honors at its annual Tech Awards banquet on Thursday night.

Here are the winners:

Technology Corporate Award Winners

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning: LexisNexis

Best Tech Company to Work: Transportation Impact

Cyber Security: Corvid Cyberdefense

Industry Driven: ArchiveSocial

Private Company: insightsoftware

Software: Passport

Use of Technology Award Winners

Analytics/Big Data: IBM

Digital Transformation: Credit Suisse

Innovative Product/Solution: PrecisionHawk

Public Sector Project: NC Department of IT

Tech for Good: NeedsList

Top 10 Startups to Watch

Aeva Labs
Allstacks
Auxbus
Green Stream Technologies
Kaleido
PetScreening
Swell Systems
The Climate Service
Threat Sketch
Viibrant

 Individual Award Winners

Tech Exec of the year

Matthew Zielinksi
SVP + President – Lenovo North America

Private Sector CIO of the Year 

Jeff Hughes
CIO – Brighthouse Financial

Educator of the Year

Laura Bottomley
Director of Women in Engineering + The Engineering Place – NC State University

TechWoman of the Year

Joy Par Drach President + CEO – Advanced Animal Diagnostics

CISO of the Year 

Emily Larkin
CISO – Abrigo

Outstanding Achievement Award

David Morken
Co-Founder, Chariman + CEO – Bandwidth

Public Sector CIO of the Year

Eric Boyette
Secretary and State CIO – NC Department of IT

Public Leader of the Year

Rep. John Torbett
NC General Assembly