RALEIGH – The N.C. Technology Association is handing out its annual Beacons awards this week with seven honors named on Tuesday. More winners follow today and Thursday.

Here are the winners from Tuesday along with the other finalists:

Cyber Security: Credit Suisse

o   Finalists:  Credit Suisse, IronNet Cybersecurity, StrongKey, dmarcian, Diveplane

Digital Transformation: Lex Loci

o   Finalists: Lex Loci, NC Department of Information Technology, Baker + Taylor, ACF Technologies, 10X Consulting, Clinipace

Tech Educator of the Year:

Dean Fatma Mili, UNC-Charlotte College of Computing and Informatics

Industry Driven – AgTech: measur.io

o   Finalists: mesur.io, Bayer, Information Patterns, Ekos

Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning: mesur.io

o   Finalists: mesur.io, Collaborations Pharmaceuticals, SAS, Stratifyd, Diveplane, Zaloni

Industry Driven – Ed Tech: LearnPlatform

o    Finalists: LearnPlatform, Lenovo, SignUpGenius, ACF Technologies, the dot. Consulting

Public Leader of the Year: 

Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of Health and Human Services, State of North Carolina

Best Tech Company To Work For: Bandwidth

o   Finalists: Bandwidth, Pendo, Adwerx, Apiture, Jackrabbit, One Source