The Perot Museum of Nature and Science made for an ideal setting as D CEO and Dallas Innovates honored the finalists and winners of its 2022 Innovation Awards. The third annual event, held Jan. 12, recognized trailblazers who are shaping the future of North Texas—and beyond.
Guests were greeted with opening remarks from Gillea Allison, president of D Magazine Partners. Christine Perez, editor of D CEO, and Quincy Preston, co-creator of Dallas Innovates and CEO and Founder of Dallas Next, presented the awards. They were joined by Randy Ray of Munck Wilson Mandala and David Allston of Thought Ensemble, a Pariveda company.
Dallas-Fort Worth has long been a region of risk-takers and creative problem solvers—a true hub of innovation from finance and technology to energy and manufacturing. The program recognized 78 finalists and winners across 18 categories and various company sizes.
Individual honorees included Bill Sproull of Tech Titans (Innovation Advocate of the Year), Nancy Flores of McKesson Corp. (CIO/CTO of the Year), Rob Wilson of Shavelogic (Startup Innovator of the Year), and Chakri Gottenmukkala of o9 Solutions (Enterprise Innovator of the Year). Click here for a full list of winners.
Thank you to title sponsors Munck Wilson Mandala and Thought Ensemble, a Pariveda company, for making this inspiring event possible. Congratulations again to all the winners and finalists, who are featured in this report in the January/February issue of D CEO.