P.E.I.’s IT sector celebrates

Jamie Hill receives lifetime achievement award during gala

Published on July 12, 2014

Two hundred-plus P.E.I. IT leaders recently celebrated the many success stories in the IT industry of the past year.

The evening was hosted by the Innovation and Technology Association of P.E.I. (ITAP) in the Courtyard of the Rodd Royalty in Charlottetown.

MLA Richard Brown, representing the Government of P.E.I., presented the Premier's Entrepreneurship Award. Popular Island comedian and former IT educator Patrick Ledwell was master of ceremonies for the event.

The following is the list of award winners:

Premier's Entrepreneurship Award: DeltaWare Systems A MAXIMUS Company.

Exceptional Enterprise Product or Service Award: Timeless Veterinary Systems Inc.

Technology Application of the Year: Raspberry PI P.E.I. Home & School Federation.

Exceptional Mobile or Web Application: ZED Creative.

Employee of the Year: Danielle White, Ooka Island.

ITAP Member Business of the Year: MacPherson Roche Smith & Associates, CAs

Lifetime Achievement Award: Jamie Hill.

ITAP president Daniel Lazaratos says it’s a privilege to be a part of such a growing industry and to acknowledge the success that IT organizations are achieving on Prince Edward Island.

“We have come a long way to make the IT Industry thrive on the Island and over the last year there have been many success stories. Everyone at the ITAP Gala Dinner has contributed to the success of the Industry and that is truly something to celebrate."

Mike Gillis, innovation director ITAP, says the gala dinner gives the industry an opportunity to share in the successes of various IT companies and acknowledges their contributions towards the IT Industry and the Island economy as a whole.

“The success stories heard at the dinner demonstrate that the IT industry in Prince Edward Island has never been stronger, and the large number of nominated organizations, their products and services and their employees prove that the industry has a very bright future,” said Gillis.