Helen Levinson has been selected as a finalist for Illinois Technology Association’s 2015 ITA CityLIGHTS Prominent Woman In Tech Award. Through her own technology firm Indigo Interactive, Helen has been providing clients with custom software development, workflow automation, web applications and user experience guidance for nearly two decades. She is a firm believer in empowering all employees to innovate and contribute to the advancement of business objectives through technology. In addition to speaking engagements and panel discussions, Helen is active on several school advisory boards regarding digital curricula. She is nationally recognized in the retail and education industry as a technology expert. Helen takes great pride in working with nonprofits and charities that focus on children, particularly those that encourage young girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). As a mother, Helen also enjoys collaborating and sharing advice with other entrepreneurial moms on how to strike a healthy balance between life and work.
The winners for each of the eight categories will be announced at the ITA CityLIGHTS Awards on Thursday, September 17 at Morgan Manufacturing in Chicago. Each year, ITA CityLIGHTS Awards attracts more than 650 people from 400 organizations including business owners, investors, legislators and policymakers.
The public can contribute to the selection of this year’s winners by voting from August 10–August 28 at itacitylights.com. Winners will be determined by composite score (50 percent judges; 50 percent community voting) in all categories except the CityLIGHTS Award, which is determined solely by the ITA Board of Directors.
A panel of accomplished judges representing the Who’s Who in Illinois technology reviewed nominations to select the finalists. This year’s judges hail from major organizations including Google, Optiver, Sprout Social, Groupon and World Business Chicago, among others.
Helen Levinson is “honored to be recognized for my achievements in the Technology Industry, and to be amongst such an incredible group of finalists”.
“Our CityLIGHTS Awards is all about showcasing great companies and individuals, doing extraordinary things,” said ITA CEO Fred Hoch. “Having Helen Levinson in this year’s finalists’ pool proves just that.”
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