2012 Event

In 2012, there were 232 Top Tech Exec finalists, all leaders in technology who were nominated by their peers. Ten of the nominated Top Tech Execs were recognized as honorees, while three special awards acknowledged technology innovation, lifetime achievement, and excellence in business. All of these forward-thinking individuals were honored on May 17, 2012, at the Paddock at the Del Mar Fairgrounds during the annual event presented by San Diego Magazine.

2012 HONOREES

Rich Coppa, The Arc of San Diego
Emily Deere, UCSD
Charlotte Klock, UCSD
Gregory Magaril, Ceatus Media Group
Heather Moshier, San Diego Credit Union
Ram Patrachari, Viejas Enterprises
Chuck Phillips, Digitaria
Samer Tominna, U.S. Navy (CNRSW)
Christopher Staszak, Semantic Research, Inc.
Mark Zecca, Ph.D., Nuvasive

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Brian K. Baker, Qualcomm

COX BUSINESS EXEMPLARY AWARD

Jessie Daly, Isis Pharmaceuticals

TECHNOLOGY INOVATION AWARD

Teradata Corporation

2012 JUDGES

Dana Di Ferdinando, Arena Pharmaceuticals (Judging Co-Chair)
Steve Romeo, Breg (Judging Co-Chair)

Dave Baker, Websense, Inc.
Barbara Bry, Blackbird Ventures
Bruce Carothers, AMN Healthcare
James Cooper, Jefferson School of Law
Dave Druker, Dataskill
Kelly Gunning, BAE Systems
Jim Haskin, CloudTrigger
Debra Jensen, Charlotte Russe
Daryl LaGace, San Diego Unified School District
Eric Logie, Alvarado Hospital
John Merritt, YMCA of San Diego County
Angela Miller, North County Transit
Steve Phillpott, Amylin Pharmaceuticals
Tad Reynales, UCSD, Calit2
William Spooner, Sharp Healthcare
Harold Tuck, County of San Diego
Brad Williams, Illumina, Inc.
Michael Zill, Carefusion


To view the 2012 Top Tech Exec video, please click here.

To view photographs from the 2012 Top Tech Exec Awards, please click here.

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