Transformative technology leaders honored – The Coast News Group

Above, Del Mar resident David Henderson, CIO for Millennium Health in 4s Ranch, was named Top Tech Executive of the Year.

NORTH COUNTY – Four North County technology innovators, David Henderson, Chad Sweet, David Graham and Eric Haller were recognized at the 14th Top Tech Awards which honors the “unsung heroes” of the business information technology region.

The Top Tech Executive of the Year award went to David Henderson, a resident of Del Mar, chief information officer for Millennium Health at 4s Ranch.

Chad Sweet from Carmel Valley won Future of Tech Award for ModalAI in Sorrento Valley

David Graham, Director of Innovation for the City of Carlsbad, was named Best in the Government category.

Eric Haller of Encinitas, executive vice president and general manager of Experian North America in Carmel Valley, took first place in the Large public enterprises with 300 or more employees category.

The winners of the Top Tech Awards were nominated by their peers and clients and selected by an independent jury. Sponsors included the San Diego Business Journal, Cox Business, Athena San Diego, Association of Information Technology Professionals, Black Tech Link, Latina Geeks, Tech San Diego, and TEDx.

Since 2008, Cox Business has praised information technology innovators in San Diego. The Top Tech Awards pay tribute to the talents of this community who have vision, take risks and implement new cutting-edge technologies, all in the name of making their organizations more connected, more productive and more efficient.

Since its inception, the Top Tech Awards have grown exponentially and stand today as the premier information technology event in San Diego. The presiding mayors of cities in the region declared September 16 “Top Tech Exec Day,” recognizing the city’s information technology leaders and their contributions to the community. For more information visit