Judges couldn’t decide on the top commercial tech product or service in the Washington Technology Industry Association awards program tonight and declared a tie.
Sharing the award are DocuSign, a leading electronic signature platform, and Isilon, the enterprise storage vendor that was acquired last November by EMC for $2.25 billion.
The tech trade group announced the winners of its 16th annual Industry Achievement Awards at a dinner event at the Showbox Sodo.
“This impressive group of companies shows that Washington state continues to be a place where passionate technologists can leverage the talent and resources here to achieve great success,” WTIA Chief Executive Susan Sigl said in a release.
Here are the other winners:
Consumer product or service of the year: Swype, which offers a text-input system for touchscreen devices
Service provider of the year: HasOffers Affiliate Tracking Program, a cloud-based platform for retailers and brands to manage affiliate programs.
Best early-stage company of the year: Ground Truth, a mobile analytics company
Best seed-stage company of the year: SPARQcode, which provides marketing tools using QR barcodes scanned by customers with mobile phones.
Innovative manufactured product of the year: XKL and its “DarkStar” fiber optic transport products for enterprises to link campuses and datacenters and create regional networks
Best use of technology in government, nonprofit or education: OpenDataKit.org, a collection of free data collection tools
Technology leader of tomorrow: Gizan Gando, a sixth grader at Asa Mercer Middle School in Seattle.