The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced the winners of the 17th Annual Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards last night, Wednesday, May 29th, at a ceremony held at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va. The CFO Awards recognize local chief financial officers and financiers for outstanding achievement and excellence in promoting the area’s technology community.
In addition, John Burton, General Partner of Updata Partners, was honored as the winner of the Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame award for his contributions to the national capital region’s technology business community during the course of his career.
The winners are as follows:
Private Company CFO of the Year: Michael Corkery, Deltek – As Deltek’s CEO, Michael Corkery is the driving force behind Deltek’s mission of delivering superior enterprise software, information solutions and consulting services to project-based businesses worldwide. Corkery leads more than 1,600 employees who serve Deltek’s 16,000 customers across 80 countries around the world.
Public Company CFO of the Year: Don Clarke, Eloqua – Don Clarke was named Eloqua’s chief financial officer in March 2008 bringing nearly 20 years of experience in key executive positions in both emerging and publicly traded technology companies. He was instrumental in helping to drive Eloqua’s revenues from $21 million in 2007 to more than $125 million in 2013.
Emerging Growth CFO of the Year: Tony Abate, Echo360 – Tony Abate brings more than 20 years of experience in the technology, digital media and converged services fields to Echo360. Over the course of his career, Abate has served in a variety of product management, senior executive, investment and advisory roles.
Financier of the Year: Tige Savage, Revolution Ventures – Tige Savage co-leads Revolution Ventures, which invests in and helps build innovative and impactful companies. Savage has more than two decades of industry experience and was named one of the Washington, D.C. area’s 100 “Tech Titans” in 2011 by Washingtonian Magazine
Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Award: John Burton – John Burton is a co-founder and general partner of Updata Partners. His experience in information technology spans three decades as a senior executive of high-growth private and public companies.