DALLAS, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech Titans, the largest technology trade organization in Texas, has named Neil Smiley, CEO of Loopback Analytics, a finalist in the Emerging Company CEO category as part of the 16th Annual Tech Titans Awards. The Tech Titans awards recognize outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made significant contributions to their industries during the past year.
The Tech Titans Award winners will be revealed at the Tech Titans Awards Gala at the Hotel InterContinental in Dallas, Texas, on Friday, August 19. More information about the event is available at www.techtitans.org.
"The Tech Titans Awards are the premier recognition of innovative technology companies and individuals who contribute to the vibrancy and success of North Texas," said Bill Sproull, president and CEO of Tech Titans. "These finalists are an elite group who make a difference building tomorrow's technology community with their innovation, leadership and advocacy. We look forward to highlighting the groundbreaking advancements that continue to impact North Texas and the world."
Loopback Analytics is a pioneer in healthcare data integration and analytics solutions that streamline care transitions and patient population management. Smiley founded the company after serving for 12 years as the founder and CEO of Phytel, a provider-led population health improvement company acquired by IBM Watson. He also serves in leadership roles for a number of leading medical research organizations and is an active investor and mentor in healthcare startups in the Dallas area. In 2013, Smiley was one of four finalists nominated for the Tech Titans Award for Emerging Technology Innovation in Dallas, and he was selected as one of the top 25 most influential persons in health care by the Dallas Business Journal.
"Loopback's mission is to transform the country's healthcare system to deliver better, more effective care," Smiley said, "and it is an honor to have this work recognized by the Tech Titans Awards."
Besides title sponsor AT&T, other supporters of the Tech Titans Awards Gala include Ericsson, Nokia, Fujitsu Network Communications, Huawei, Pearson Partners, VLSIP Technologies, Deloitte, ZRG Partners, Dassault Systems and the Dallas Business Journal. Crowe Horwath and Comerica Bank Life Science are sponsors for Fast Tech.
About Loopback Analytics
Founded in 2009, Loopback Analytics is a pioneer in empowering health systems and post‐acute care organizations to more effectively manage care transitions and reimbursement challenges in a "pay-for- outcome" environment. The company's comprehensive management platform helps identify at-risk patient populations, match interventions and measure efficacy to improve clinical and financial outcomes. For more information, visit www.loopbackanalytics.com.
About the Tech Titans Awards
The Tech Titans Awards were launched in 2001 by the Metroplex Technology Business Council, North Texas' most comprehensive organization supporting technology. The prestigious annual contest recognizes outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made contributions during the past year locally, as well as to the technology industry overall. The Tech Titans committee is a group of dedicated volunteers who organize the awards ceremony each year, and judges for the contest are drawn from a variety of disciplines in technology, leaders in the DFW area and past winners. For more information, visit www.techtitans.org
About Tech Titans
Tech Titans includes a diverse group of technology leaders from start-ups to fortune 500 companies from North Texas who collaborate, share and inspire creative thinking that fuels tomorrow's innovations. As part of its goals, Tech Titans is active in:
- Cultivating a technology community of companies, entrepreneurs, investors and students
- Growing future tech leaders with its talent and workforce development initiative
- Advocating technology's advancement in governmental arenas
- Connecting people and inspiring innovative ideas through its special interest forums and annual Awards Gala
Tech Titans is the largest technology trade association in Texas, representing individuals and more than a quarter million employees through 300 member companies. More information about Tech Titans can be found online at www.techtitans.org.
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