Public-sector powerhouse Brite Systems is ready to make its mark on the commercial world

Even though his college degree is in mechanical engineering, Jay Fernando taught himself how to code with the help of a few friends and, in 1999, he landed a software engineering job 8,000 miles away in Central Indiana. He married Leena Victoria (an electrical engineer and computer programmer by trade), and she, too, found success […]

Meet the Startup of the Year Nominees for the 2020 Mira Awards

The Startup of the Year award recognizes new companies with in-market tech products or services that have shown the greatest development over the last year based on growth and impact. These trailblazing ventures demonstrate the creative, strategic and innovative entrepreneurial spirit of Indiana’s technology community.

In the face of crisis, hc1 created a dashboard combating COVID-19

From combating the opioid epidemic to now identifying hotspots of the COVID-19 virus faster and more accurately, hc1 has earned its long-standing reputation for improving healthcare through cloud-based solutions. Not only do they make it easier for healthcare professionals to leverage data and glean important and actionable insights, but hc1’s solutions ultimately provide an opportunity […]

Meet the Tech Education of the Year Nominees for the 2020 Mira Awards

The Tech Education Award recognizes educators, organizations, mentors and others who inspire and open doors for learners of all ages through the creative, innovative application and/or support of technology. These leaders respond to the diverse needs of students and have an undeniably positive impact on student achievement and the future workforce.

Meet the Large Enterprise of the Year Nominees for the 2020 Mira Awards

The Large Enterprise of the Year award recognizes tech and tech-enabled companies that put a premium on talent development, diversity and inclusion; continuously demonstrate exceptional innovation that solidifies their market leadership positions; and help to bolster Indiana’s reputation and reality as a home for technological excellence.

Meet the Community Impact Award Nominees for the 2020 Mira Awards

The Community Impact Award celebrates mission-driven people or organizations that have helped to push our tech community forward—the impact makers of the year. Whether it’s through a corporation, an agency, a social enterprise, or through grit and determination as an individual, these inspiring champions have made a difference for all of us.

Meet the Exceptional Employer of the Year Nominees

The Exceptional Employer Award celebrates tech companies that are doing an exceptional job of hiring and developing talent, cultivating workspaces and workplace culture, and deliberately increasing diversity.

Appirio’s Kalvin Jones empowers unserved communities and solves problems through coding

After living and working in Georgia and Kentucky, Kalvin Jones, a quadruple-certified Salesforce consultant and Butler University grad, chose to come back home to Indiana to make a difference. His first job back in Indianapolis was with Salesforce followed by a startup and a couple of consulting gigs. Just about a year ago, Kalvin landed […]