“Tech stars, new and established, from retired IBM site lead Bob Greenberg to Automated Insights CEO Robbie Allen, donned suits in downtown Raleigh on Thursday for the North Carolina Technology Awards. Greenberg and recently retired EMC site lead Bob Hawkins were honored with the “Outstanding Achievement” Award.

Greenberg, who says he hasn’t stepped foot on the IBM campus since he retired, caught up with former colleagues and mingled with the next generation of tech executives.

Winners from American Tobacco:

  •          Tech Exec of the Year – Automated Insights CEO Robbie Allen
  •          New Media/Digital Company – Bronto
  •          eCommerce – BCBSNC
  •          10 Startups to Watch – Adwerx

Finalists from American Tobacco:

  •          Avalara
  •          Red Hat/Ansible
  •          Ticketmaster Mobile Studio

Read more in Triangle Business Journal.