The Scoop – Tech Nite 9.0 Winners

The Tech Nite 9.0 Awards Banquet honoring the NewVA region’s technology companies, leaders, entrepreneurs, and educator, was held on Thursday, May 15, 2008.

The winners were:

Rising Star Award
TORC Technologies

Entrepreneur Award
Victor Iannello, Synchrony

NewVA Leadership Award
Joe Meredith, VT Corporate Research Center

Innovation Award

Educator Awards
Bill Birdlebough, James Breckenridge Middle School, Roanoke City Public Schools
Gary Gogerty, Roanoke City Public Schools

Pat Matthews, Mailtrust

[Added 5/16/08:  Here’s a link to the entire list of nominees, finalists, and winners.]


  1. Anne – thanks for the mention. TORC is honored to have been selected as the "Rising Star" among such a great group of companies. Many thanks to all involved!

    – David

  2. And thank you, David, for leaving a comment and congratulations for your well-deserved award. You're doing such revolutionary work. Look–even Larry Page is thinking about unmanned vehicles:

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