Five Technology Industry Leaders Honored with CompTIA 2021 Spotlight Awards
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – Five technology professionals who have demonstrated leadership in the industry and a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion have been selected as the winners of the 2021 Spotlight Awards by CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the industry and its workforce.
The award winners were honored today, the first day of CompTIA’s annual Communities & Councils Forum (CCF) Online.
“Many of our members have demonstrated commitment, courage and resilience to help us make it through a year of unprecedented challenges,” said Nancy Hammervik, executive vice president of industry relations and CEO of the CompTIA Tech Careers Academy. “Our Spotlight Awards Winners are among the best and brightest in our industry, demonstrating the true promise of ‘Tech for Good.’”
CompTIA’s 2021 Spotlight Award honorees are:
- Rama Akkiraju, Distinguished Engineer and IBM Fellow, recipient of the CompTIA Industry Advisory Council Leadership Award for her outstanding service and commitment in support of the CompTIA Artificial Intelligence Advisory Council’s mission and objectives.
- Rita Loncar, Canada channel leader for Veritas Technologies, honored with the CompTIA Community Leadership Award for demonstrating outstanding commitment, leadership, passion and professionalism in support for the objectives and initiatives of the CompTIA Canadian Business Technology Community.