TechEDGE Awards Dinner

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Name: TechEDGE Awards Dinner
Date: October 10, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Lynchburg Regional Technology Council’s annual TechEDGE dinner and awards night will be held on October 10, 2017.  TechEDGE is the Region’s premiere networking and recognition event for technology professionals.

About the guest speaker: 
Mr. James N. Maiocco, J.D. has been Chief Business Development Officer at Pushpay Holdings Limited since September 01, 2016. Mr. Maiocco co-founded Klir Technologies, Inc. in 2000 and served as its Chief Executive Officer since May 2002. Prior to Microsoft, Mr. Maiocco spent 8 years as an executive at venture-backed start-ups building high-volume SaaS businesses for the enterprise. He is a seasoned business executive with over 20 years' experience at cutting-edge technology companies, as General Manager of Business and Corporate Development at Xero for around two years. During his tenure, Xero consummated major partnerships with Apple, Google and Microsoft. He was a Global Director at Microsoft for over four years in the Microsoft Ventures and Microsoft Dynamics business units. He has attracted more than $5 million in Venture Capital and Angel financing, leading Klir from initial formation, to commercial product release and first revenue. Mr. Maiocco has been intimately involved with the Chief Technology Officer in product development and is a co-inventor on 27 patent-pending claims. Previously, he worked several years as a corporate technology Attorney at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. During his tenure as an attorney, Mr. Maiocco counseled technology companies on a range of issues, including corporate securities, public reporting, intellectual property protection, technology transfers, licensing and OEM/reseller relationships. He assisted in closing more than $75 million in venture capital financings and M&A transactions. Prior to his legal career, he worked in corporate planning and architecture, advising companies on strategy and development. He serves as a Director at Microsoft Accelerator. Mr. Maiocco is responsible for managing the Seed Fund, Global Partners and Marketing. He has been with Microsoft for over three years. He served as a Director of Klir Technologies, Inc. He holds 3 patents, serves as an advisor on several boards and is a Member of the Executive Council of the Internet Marketing Association. He holds both a J.D., in Law and B.A., Architecture from the University of Washington and a M.P., Master of Planning from the University of Virginia.

The 2017 Tech Council Annual Awards will be given to recognize the following: Innovator of the Year; Entrepreneur of the Year; Technology Program of the Year; and Technology Ambassador of the Year.

Admission: $75/person (includes buffet and beverage tickets) or a student rate of $40 must be an active student and includes buffet, but no beverage tickets).  For partnership information, contact Denise Jackson (434) 845-5968, x13.

Please RSVP by October 5th by calling (434) 845-5966, emailing or registering online above.

Event Sponsors:

Presenting Partner, Innovator & Entrepreneur Awards Partner

  • The Center for Innovative Technology

Corporate Partners

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Inc. (AMTI)
  • Liberty University Sch. of Eng. & Comput. Sciences
  • Shentel
  • Woods Rogers Edmunds & Williams PLC
  • Woods Rogers Edmunds & Williams PLC

STEM Partners

Tech Ambassador Award Partner

Tech Program Award Partner

  • Lumos Networks
Event Sponsors:

Corporate Partners

  • Centra Health

STEM Partners

  • Impact Makers, Inc.
Oakwood Country Club
3409 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Date/Time Information:
5:30 - 8 p.m.
October 10, 2017
Contact Information:
(434) 845-5966
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