Finalists for GeekWire Awards 2024 CEO of the Year Announced


Key Takeaways:

– Five industry veterans have been nominated as finalists for the GeekWire Awards 2024 CEO of the Year.
– The finalists are helming companies that address various enterprise issues such as effective data analysis, A/B testing, and optimized contract management.
– Last year’s CEO of the Year was Chris Diorio, CEO of Impinj.

Details about the finalists and their companies are described below:

Gaurav Oberoi Spearheads Lexion
Gaurav Oberoi, Lexion’s co-founder and current CEO, lands among this year’s finalists. The AI-powered contract management software firm, a spinoff from the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, emerged in 2018. Last year, Lexion succeeded in raising $20 million. Among Oberoi’s past successes are the automated survey startup Precision Polling and bill-splitting app BillMonk.

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And the Initiative goes to…

The GeekWire Awards honor the most innovative companies and individuals from the Pacific Northwest’s technology scene. The community determined the finalists for each category based on nominations. The award judges also provided their input. The voting window across all categories will end on April 12. The winners in each category will be decided by a combination of community votes and judge feedback.

Save the Date for the GeekWire Awards

The live announcement of the GeekWire Awards will be held at Showbox SoDo in Seattle on May 9. For those interested in attending the event, there are still some table sponsorships available. Early bird prices are in effect until March 31. Inquiries about category or table sponsorship can be sent to

A final shoutout to Astound Business Solutions, this year’s GeekWire Awards presenting sponsor.


The GeekWire Awards not only recognize achievements within the tech industry but also inspire others to push the envelope. These finalist CEOs, through their stand-out performances, have demonstrated exceptional leadership and innovation. Their contributions to their respective companies and the broader tech industry will certainly cultivate future leaders.


Jonathan Browne
Jonathan Browne
Jonathan Browne is the CEO and Founder of Livy.AI

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