Tech10 Awards 2019

We partnered with Tech Collective to name ten innovative thinkers in Rhode Island's IT community and five up-and-comers in the Next Tech Generation.

The dynamic field of information technology, also known as IT, is an ever-changing industry that includes savvy innovators from all around the world, including Rhode Island. Rhode Island Monthly and Tech Collective have partnered to recognize these local individuals, plus a few others of the next tech generation who will innovate for years to come.

Hugh Bui
Software Engineer, International Game Technology PLC
A company that provides government-sponsored and commercial gaming industries with solutions for gaming, lottery, digital and social through channels including retail, web and mobile

Thomas Chase
Chief Operating Officer, Delta Dental
Rhode Island’s leading dental insurer

Vincent J. DiPippo
Chief Technology Officer, Brave River Solutions
A business technology services firm providing IT managed services, website and software development and digital marketing expertise to mid-market companies across a variety of industries

Paul V. Fontaine
Chief Information Officer, Providence College
A primarily undergraduate, mostly residential Catholic institution of nearly 5,000 students

Peter Haas
Associate Director, Brown University Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative
A cross disciplinary research initiative looking at the societal impacts of robots and artificial intelligence

Joe Mazzone
Computer and Software Engineering Instructor, William M. Davies, Jr. Career and Technical High School
A four-year public high school serving students from all over Rhode Island

Lori Perrault
Director of Global Operations, itSM Solutions LLC
A global consortium of academic, government and industry leaders working together to create accredited cybersecurity training solutions based on the frameworks and publications created by the National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST)

Scott Pullano
Head of Engineering, Kenzan Media LLC
A software engineering and digital consulting firm working with companies to build and implement technology strategies through the core services of application development, platform engineering and digital transformation

Barry Silver
Director of Information Technology, Pet Food Experts
A national wholesale distributor of pet food and supplies servicing independent pet retailers

Brian Sousa
Senior Application Analyst, Lifespan
A comprehensive, integrated, academic health system affiliated with the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, with partners including Rhode Island Hospital, Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Bradley Hospital, Newport Hospital and Gateway Healthcare