Celebrating the innovators driving change in Dallas-Fort Worth, D CEO Magazine partnered with Dallas Innovates to present The Innovation Awards on Jan. 7 at The Tower Club. More than 300 guests gathered in downtown Dallas to celebrate winners in 14 categories, including Corporate Innovator of the Year Alanna Cotton of Samsung America, Startup Innovator of the Year Vaidyanatha Siva of DocSynk, and CIO/CTO of the Year Madhuri Andrews of Jacobs. A special thank you to our judges: Duane Dankesreiter of the Dallas Regional Chamber; Joe Beard of Perot Jain, and Bill Sproull of Tech Titans, who joined our respective editorial teams in selecting the winners and finalists among the more than 120 nominations. Thank you to our title sponsors, Munck Wilson Mandala, Point B, and Vaco Dallas. Photography by Bret Redman.