2014, Silicon Valley's first official technology conference, today
announced the winners of the Techmanitarian Awards, recognizing
next-generation innovators and rule-breakers who are using technology to
improve our world. The awards ceremony will take place during opening
night events on Oct. 1.
Internet prodigy and activist Aaron Swartz (Photo: Business Wire)
Presented by Samsung
Electronics, The Techmanitarian Awards are given to courageous
companies and individuals making a meaningful societal impact through
technology, its applications and/or profits. Candidates will have made a
measurable difference in solving pressing social, political,
environmental, health or economic challenges through innovation or
"To be a Techmanitarian one must be a pioneer - an advocate for bringing
vast change to their given industry and to the world," said Michael S.
Malone, author and associate fellow at Oxford University's Said Business
School. "The winners are the agitators needed to be spokespeople for us
This year's honorees include:
To register for Techmanity 2014, please visit www.techmanity.com/tickets.
Media registration can be found here: www.techmanity.com/media.
Additional information on the Techmanitarian awards can be found here: www.techmanity.com/awards.
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About TechmanityTechmanity is Silicon Valley's first annual
technology and lifestyle event celebrating the companies and people
whose products and services are revolutionizing our world.
For two days in October 2014, Techmanity will command center stage on
the tech world with mind-blowing demos and presentations from the
brightest people in the industry, dozens of exciting networking events
hosted by leading Silicon Valley companies and an incredible line-up of
special programs showcasing the best new apps, business models and
startup ideas on the planet.
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