MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 24, 2019 – OceanTech is a finalist for the Minnesota High Tech Association 2019 Tekne Awards in the cybersecurity category. For the past two decades, the Tekne Awards have recognized organizations that are leading-edge innovators in science and technology within Minnesota. The 2019 Tekne Awards ceremony on Nov. 20 will reveal winners among the finalists in 12 categories.
OceanTech is a finalist in the cybersecurity award category for work on our innovative Data Center decommissioning approach.
“It’s a real honor to be nominated and recognized as an industry leader in this ever-evolving space.” Said Mikhail Zabezhinsky, Co-Founder of OceanTech.
“This year’s Tekne Award finalists demonstrate thought leadership and are spearheading technology innovation in Minnesota and around the world,” said Jeff Tollefson, President and CEO of the Minnesota High Tech Association. “We look forward to further recognizing these organizations at the 2019 Tekne Awards as well as highlighting the impressive science and technology community here in Minnesota.”
A full list of Tekne finalists and November 20 gala details are available online at tekneawards.org. The event emcee is Paul Douglas.
About the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA)
The Minnesota High Tech Association is an innovation and technology association united in fueling Minnesota’s prosperity. We bring together the people of Minnesota’s science and technology ecosystem and lead the way in bringing science and technology issues to leaders at Minnesota’s Capitol and Washington, D.C. MHTA is the only membership organization that represents Minnesota’s entire technology-based economy. Our members include organizations of every size − involved in virtually every aspect of technology creation, production, application, and education in Minnesota.
Since 2005, OceanTech has been providing full-service data center decommissioning and IT asset disposition (ITAD) services to thousands of companies throughout North America, from Fortune 500 companies, state and federal government agencies, universities and school districts, to businesses of all sizes. We are an industry leader in onsite and offsite certified data destruction and R2 certified electronics recycling. Our headquarters is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.