RALEIGH – Serial entrepreneurs Jesse Lipson and Scot Wingo are among the top winners for NC TECH Association awards.

Lispon, founder and currently CEO of startup Levitate, landed the Tech CEO of the Year honor.

Wingo, CEO of Get Spiffy and the leader of the venture investment firm Triangle Tweener Fund, has won the Beacon Award for outstanding achievement.

Other winners:

  • Tech woman of the year: Sabina Schneider, Chief Solutions Officer, Globant
  • Chief information officer of the year: Arthur Phidd, CIO, Reeds Jewelers
  • CIO, public sector: Michael Ware, CIO NC Department of Environmental Quality
  • Chief information security officer: Guy Shamilov, CISO, Varonis
  • Tech difference maker of the year: Mark Sorrells, president, Fayetteville Tech Community College, Carolina Cyber Network
  • Public leader of the year:  Representative Jake Johnson

Winners in these and a variety of other categories will be recognized at the NC TECH awards event on Nov. 1.

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