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
Green Stream Technologies
Swell Systems
The Climate Service
Threat Sketch

 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