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Banyan Hills Technologies’ Scott Kowalczyk Named Atlanta’s ‘Best Tech Manager’ and Advances to National Judging in 2020 Timmy Awards

Timmy Awards winner Scott Kowalczyk

ATLANTA, October 15, 2020 – Tech in Motion announced Scott Kowalczyk of Banyan Hills Technologies as the Best Tech Manager in Atlanta, chosen by his peers and local tech community as a Regional Winner to advance to the National Judging round. After coming out on top of a collective outpour of thousands of votes in Timmys voting, Scott will have the opportunity to receive even more recognition by competing to take home the National Award, chosen by an expert panel of judges: Ian Suttle, Engineering Director at Google, Vijay Mohan, Senior Director at Fitch Solutions, and Anita Jindal, Senior Director at VMware.

“We are thrilled to recognize local tech leaders who are successfully paving the way for their teams during such challenging times,” says Mandy Walker, Director of Marketing at Motion Recruitment, creator of Tech in Motion. “From promoting career growth to inspiring innovation, these managers go above and beyond to create a great team culture and provide the vision for a great product or service.”

Scott Kowalczyk, who is currently the director of software engineering at Banyan Hills Technologies, uses a mix of skills to nurture career growth in his direct reports while ensuring that his team completes software projects on time and under budget.

When challenges arise, Scott is known as the voice of calm and he leans on his resource-planning skills to ensure everyone on his team knows their priorities. Also, Scott works behind the scenes to remove any blockers so the engineers can make the best use of their time.

His combination of hands-on management along with a deep understanding of software makes Scott not just an admirable supervisor but the ‘Best Tech Manager’ in Atlanta.

“I’m delighted to see Scott win the Best Tech Manager award this year,” said Steve Latham, CEO and founder of Banyan Hills Technologies. “He’s an incredible leader and an indispensable part of our team. We’re so fortunate to have someone like Scott here at Banyan.”

On October 29th, Tech in Motion will unveil the National Winners at the Timmy Award ceremony, taking place virtually on YouTube Premiere. This will be a celebration like no other, with Finalists, Regional Winners and the North American tech community in attendance for the entirely digital experience, featuring judges and speakers such as Abdul Munda, Head of Engineering at Slack, Bruce Wang, Engineering Director at Netflix, and Josh Torres, Chief of Staff at Out in Tech. The public can RSVP here to attend and further information on all judges and finalists can be found on the Timmys website.

About Tech in Motion Events
Tech in Motion is an international events series that brings local tech community professionals together to connect, learn and innovate. What started as a small collaboration in 2011 by IT recruiting firm Motion Recruitment grew into an organization of over 250,000 members across 14 chapters in North America including Boston, Dallas, New York, Philadelphia, DC, Chicago, Bay Area, LA, OC and Toronto. Visit for more information about notable speakers, sponsors and events.

About Banyan Hills Technologies
Banyan Hills Technologies is an Internet of Things (IoT) company and a trusted partner for innovative software solutions. Canopy™ is Banyan’s IoT platform and the most advanced solution for monitoring and managing any network of connected endpoints including but not limited to self-serve kiosks, intelligent vending, digital signs and smart lockers. Banyan’s team of highly skilled engineers, talented UX/UI designers and industry experts help customers launch, scale and secure successful IoT implementations. Banyan’s deep industry knowledge and strong capabilities in machine learning, transaction management, communication protocols, payments, and predictive analytics help companies realize the full potential of their technology strategies. In 2019, the company ranked 1,209 on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. In 2020, Banyan was recognized as one of the top 40 Most Innovative Companies in Georgia by the Technology Association of Georgia. For more information, please visit

Contact Information:

Steve Pollak
Director of Marketing and Design Services
Banyan Hills Technologies
(404) 579-5768

Lindsay Lewis
Brand Manager
Tech in Motion
(484) 252-9071

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