East Bay Innovation Awards Ceremony 2014


The restored Fox Theater


3-D printed trophies designed, produced, & donated by
Fathom & Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.


Mistress of Ceremonies Sherry Hu excites the crowd.


East Bay EDA Chair & Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson.


House of Ramen jazz combo from Berkeley High School keeps it lively.


Legacy Award: Kaiser Permanente's Barbara Crawford
with Jim Foley of Wells Fargo


Advanced Manufacturing: Dr. Jens Vogel of Boehringer Ingleheim
with Zack Wasserman of Wendel Rosen Black & Dean.


Clean Tech: Byron Benton of IBEW & NECA
with Soraa's Tom Caulfield.


Education: Linda Kikelis & Estephania Franco of Techbridge
with Nicole Rigg of Chevron.


Engineering & Design: Meyer Sound's founders Helen & Tom Meyer
with Rich Rankin of Lawrence Livermore National Lab.


Food: Back to the Roots Nikhil Arora and Alejandro Velez
with James Paxson of Hacienda.


Information/Communication Technology: Michelle Munson & Serban Sumi of Aspera
with Dr. Kathy Yelick of Lawrence Berkeley National Lab


Life Sciences: Dr. Bert Lubin of Children's Hospital Research Center
with Kevin Pegels of Bayer


Catalyst: Youth Radio's Jabari Gray & Kenny Foster
with Chuck Ramnujam from Bank of America.


U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee & YMCA President Robert Wilkins.