Tech in Motion’s ceremony crowned 2021 best tech employers across North America
SAN FRANCISCO – October 29, 2021 – Tech in Motion announced Elevate Security as the 2021 Best Tech Work Culture (Small to Medium-Sized Employer) at the North American Timmy Awards ceremony on October 28.
After the Bay Area tech community voted them the regional winner, Elevate Security matched up against top workplaces across North America in the final round. Denise Reed Lamoreaux, Worldwide Learning Director at Microsoft presented the award, and was part of the expert panel of judges who chose Elevate. Other judges in the category included Bruce Wang, Engineering Director at Netflix and Nirmal Srinivasan, Software Engineering Director at PayPal.
“2021 has been a year that forced companies to reexamine what it means to have a great culture,” Mandy Walker, Executive Director of Marketing at Motion Recruitment, Tech in Motion’s creator. “Elevate Security took that challenge head on and continues to build a diverse and inclusive community that promotes growth, collaboration, well-being and productivity. We are proud to celebrate Elevate Security as a North American Timmy Award Winner.”
Elevate Security is redefining the landscape of security by tackling human risk for the enterprise as well as redefining what a successful enterprise security company looks and feels like – an environment of psychological safety where people can show up as their full selves at work.
“We believe that embracing our differences, not our similarities is what makes us stronger.” said Masha Sedova, Co-founder and President, Elevate Security, “We have found unique and meaningful ways to connect, learn from and celebrate each other and our company’s success in our remarkable growth.”
Other highlights of the 2021 Timmy Awards ceremony include:
- Ceremony host Dan Ram, TEDx Speaker & Entrepreneur, opened with an “Evolve or Die” keynote speech.
- Major tech figures from around the industry presented during Timmy Awards, including Lamoreaux, Bruce Wang, Engineering Director at Netflix, Siddharth Bai, Product Management Leader at Splunk, Erin Liao, VP of E2E 5G Systems at Ericsson, Ben Novak, Angel Investor, and Stacey Yudin, President at NEP Services.
- In addition to Elevate Security, Tech in Motion recognized Xos, Inc., Fiscalnote, DarwinAI, Zoox, and InStride’s Daniel Altobello as North American Timmy Award Winners.
If you missed the live premiere of the 2021 Timmy Awards, view the ceremony on the Tech in Motion YouTube channel. For more information on Tech in Motion or the 2021 Timmy Awards, visit techinmotionevents.com.
About Tech in Motion Events
Tech in Motion is a North American events series that brings local tech community professionals together to connect, learn and innovate. What started as a passion project in 2011, for IT staffing and recruiting firm Motion Recruitment, grew into an organization of over 250,000 members across 14 chapters in North America including Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, LA, New York, Orange County, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Toronto, and Washington, D.C. Please visit www.techinmotionevents.com for more information about our notable speakers, sponsors and events.