WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- StateScoop today announced the 2017 recipients of the StateScoop 50 Awards, which honor technology leaders and innovators in the state IT community.
In their fourth year, the StateScoop 50 awards highlight the best and brightest in state IT, including government information technology executives, thought leaders, industry influencers, up-and-comers and innovative projects. For the first time, the 2017 awards also highlighted cybersecurity leaders across state government.
Members of the state and local IT community nominated thousands of government leaders in March, 2017. StateScoop narrowed the list to the top 150 with the most nominations and StateScoop readers cast more than 100,000 votes nationally in April to select the final 50 2017 winners.
"As a team, we are so committed to this community and have built many deep relationships across the country with top leaders in government IT. We are honored to recognize the distinguished leaders across the state IT community who have made important contributions to their governments, their citizens and the country as a whole in the past year," said Goldy Kamali, founder and CEO of Scoop News Group, StateScoop's parent company.
The full list of 2017 StateScoop 50 Awards winners can be found on StateScoop.com, at: http://statescoop.com/monthly/statescoop-highlights-state-it-cyber-leaders-with-annual-statescoop-50-awards.
"Every year, as we compile the nominations for the StateScoop 50 Awards and open up voting, I'm amazed at how incredible this community is," said Jake Williams, StateScoop's manager of strategic initiatives. "The winners of these awards are among my biggest inspirations, and include leaders who are working every day to make government better. We're honored to know them, to recognize them and to highlight their dedication to public service."
StateScoop celebrated the honorees at a reception Sunday at the National Association of State Chief Information Officers' (NASCIO) midyear conference in Crystal City, Virginia.
StateScoop reaches IT leaders and innovators from across government, academia and the tech industry, both online and in-person through daily news, radio, TV and events. StateScoop covers news and events impacting state and city technology decisions and brings together government and industry leaders to exchange best practices and identify ways to achieve common goals.
SVP of Operations, Scoop News Group
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