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Celebrating Innovation in Silicon Hills + Beyond: GVG Agency is Proud to Support Austin Tech Council’s Hall of Fame Launch

GVG Agency is thrilled to stand alongside our partner, the Austin Technology Council (ATC), as it launches its prestigious Austin Tech Hall of Fame and introduces the esteemed First Time Founder Award.

As a proud Supporting Sponsor, GVG shares in the excitement of this inaugural event and recognizes the pivotal role various tech pioneers have played in our community's growth and in shaping Austin’s dynamic tech landscape.

Each year, the Austin Tech Hall of Fame will shine a spotlight on up to eight "Foundational/Legacy Inductees" and emerging leaders who are shaping the future of our industry. This year, the organization is proud to celebrate the following luminaries who have championed tech innovation in the Capital City and beyond:

  • John S Butler: A visionary leader known for his groundbreaking contributions to Austin's tech ecosystem.

  • Michael Dell: The iconic founder of Dell Technologies, whose entrepreneurial spirit has inspired countless innovators.

  • Lori Hawkins: A trailblazing figure in technology journalism, whose insightful reporting has chronicled Austin's tech evolution.

  • Bobby Inman: A distinguished leader whose guidance has propelled numerous tech ventures to success.

  • Laura Kilcrease: A driving force behind Austin's innovation ecosystem, whose leadership has fostered growth and opportunity.

  • George Kozmetzky: An esteemed educator and entrepreneur whose legacy continues to shape Austin's tech education landscape.

  • Jimmy Treybig: A pioneering figure in the semiconductor industry, whose innovations have left an indelible mark on Austin's tech scene.

  • James Truchard: Co-founder of National Instruments, whose visionary leadership has propelled the company to global success.

Additionally, the introduction of the First Time Founder Award adds an exciting dimension, highlighting the fresh talent driving innovation forward.

Join us on June 4, 2024, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, at Calavista Software's offices for a memorable cocktail reception as we pay tribute to the inaugural inductees and award recipients. This event, hosted in collaboration with ATC, embodies the shared commitment to fostering a community that celebrates innovation and leadership in technology. As GVG Agency looks ahead, we are excited to support the growth of this event and engage with the broader tech community as it continues to evolve. Secure your tickets now, as this celebration is poised to be a sell-out success! Cheers to ATC for spearheading this initiative, and to our fellow sponsors who are making it all possible, including title sponsor Wells Fargo, First Time Founder Award sponsor VeUP, and Sustaining Sponsors KPMG, Calavista Software and BP-3, as well as community partners, Opportunity Austin, The Austin Chamber of Commerce, Association for Corporate Growth, Austin Venture Association, DivInc, Austin Women in Technology, and Austin Technology Incubator.


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