Women in Consumer Technology, an organization that promotes the advancement of women in the consumer technology industry, announced the recipients of its 2017 Legacy Awards.
The awards honor top-level executives from the retail, publishing, research, manufacturing and entertainment segments. They will be given at the group’s annual CES networking reception on Jan. 5, 2017.
"We've seen some incredible technology innovation this year, but even more remarkable is that we've witnessed women playing an integral role in its advancement," said Carol Campbell, founder of Women in CT. "We're pleased to announce our class of 2017 Legacy Award honorees and couldn't be more inspired not only by these remarkable recipients but also by all of the nominations we received. These women continue to push the boundaries at their companies and are a driving force in empowering other women across the industry."
The Women in Consumer Technology 2017 Legacy Award honorees include:
*Sandy Conrad, merchandising senior VP, HSN
*Julie Jacobson, founding editor, CE Pro
*Karyn Schoenbart, president/COO, The NPD Group
*Sally Washow, CEO, Cedar Electronics
*Shelley Zalis, founder, Online Testing Exchange (OTX)
*Paris Bradley, product marketing manager, Dish
The reception and awards ceremony will be held from 7-9 p.m. in Jubilee's Ballrooms 1 and 2 of Bally's Hotel in Las Vegas. Tickets are available for purchase.
Marcia Grand, TWICE’s former publisher, was named an honoree at the 2013 Legacy Awards.