2014 Finalists

CEO of the Year

Tom Erickson, Acquia

Michael Simon, LogMeIn

David Aldrich, Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Stephen Kaufer, TripAdvisor

Niraj Shah, Wayfair

CTO of the Year

Dries Buytaert, Acquia

Ron Zalkind, CloudLock

Patrick Harding, Ping Identity

Joe Bondi, RunKeeper

Daniel Theobald, Vecna

Emerging Executive of the Year

Tim Bertrand, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Acquia

Naomi Fried, Chief Innovation Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital

Emily Reichert, Executive Director, Greentown Labs

Mike Volpe, Chief Marketing Officer, HubSpot

Matthew Bellows, Founder and CEO, Yesware

Private Company of the Year






Public Company of the Year






Start-up to Watch


CO Everywhere



Ras Labs

Innovative Technology of the Year – Big Data

EnerNOC, for EnerNOC’s energy intelligence software (EIS)

HP Vertica, for HP Vertica Flex Zone

Pixability, Inc., for their data software

Prelert, Inc., for their anomaly detection software

WordStream, for AdWords Performance Grader PLUS

Innovative Technology of the Year – Cloud

Backupify, for their enterprise-grade platform

Carbonite, for Carbonite Server

Content Raven, for their cloud-based content distribution platform

Continuum Managed IT Services, for their Continuum Cloud Console (C3)

Scribe Software, for Scribe Online

Innovative Technology of the Year – Ed Tech

EdTrips, for EdTrips

eduCanon, Inc., for their online learning platform

JogNog, for JogNog

Kaymbu Inc., for Kaymbu

Listen Edition, for their custom lesson plans

Innovative Technology of the Year – Healthcare/Life Sciences

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for CAT-2003

MC10, for their Biostamp sensing systems

PHT Corporation, for their LogPad System

Seres Health, for SER-109

TrialNetworks, for their Clinical Trial Optimization System

Innovative Technology of the Year - Internet of Things (IoT)

Axeda, for the Axeda Private Cloud

LogMeIn, for the Xively Cloud Services platform

MachineShop, for MachineShop Services Exchange

PTC, for the ThingWorx platform

SystemOne, for GxAlert

Innovative Technology of the Year – Mobile Applications

Mustbin, for Mustbin

Openbay, for Openbay’s mobile app

Paydiant, for their transaction processing platform

Ping4 Inc., for ping4alerts!

SavingStar, Inc., for the SavingStar mobile app

Innovative Technology of the Year – Mobile Technology

Affirmed Networks, for Affirmed Mobile Content Cloud™ solution

Globoforce, for Globoforce mobile

Modo Labs, for Kurogo Mobile Campus

Scratch Wireless, for Scratch

SessionM, for mPLACES

Innovative Technology of the Year – Robotics

CyPhy Works, Inc., for PARC

Harvest Automation, Inc., for HV-100

iRobot Corporation, for iRobot Ava 500

Ras Labs, LLC, for Synthetic Muscle

Innovative Technology of the Year – Sales & Marketing

Acquia, for Acquia Lift

InsightSquared, for InsightSquared 3.0

Jebbit, for Jebbit platform

Paytronix Systems, Inc., for their proprietary guest engagement platform

Qstream, for Qstream

Innovative Technology of the Year – Security

Aurus Inc., for whizPay

CloudLock, for CloudLock

Co3 Systems, for the Co3 platform

Courion Corporation, for Access Insight

Intralinks, for Intralinks VIA