Balloting for the GeekWire Awards continues, with UW startup SNUPI (Gabe Cohn, Jeremy Jaech, Shwetak Patel, Matt Reynolds) one of five finalists for “Gadget of the Year.”
Vote for SNUPI as “Gadget of the Year” here!
And while you’re at it …
UW’s Ambient Backscatter is a finalist for “Innovation of the Year,” here.
Long-time UW CSE professor Oren Etzioni, who recently left to lead Paul Allen’s Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, is a finalist for “Hire of the Year,” here.
Rover.com, founded by Madrona’s Greg Gottesman, who taught our Entrepreneurship course during Winter Quarter, is a finalist for “Startup of the Year,” here.
“Geek of the Year” is a tough choice: finalists include Code.org’s Hadi Partovi, Madrona’s Julie Sandler, and frequent CSE guest lecturer Dan Shapiro. Let your conscience be your guide, here.
Sarah Bird of Moz, who appeared in a recent UW CSE promotional video, is a finalist for “CEO of the Year,” here.
Adina Mangubat, who founded Spiral Genetics while a UW student, is a finalist for “Young Entrepreneur of the Year,” here.
Madrona company Redfin, led by Glenn Kelman – frequent UW CSE guest lecturer and, along with Sarah Bird, a participant in UW CSE’s recent promotional video – is a finalist for “Next Tech Titan,” here.
Vote early and often! One vote in each category per IP address, but don’t let that be a barrier!