Orange County businesspeople gathered to honor notable innovators within the community at Hotel Irvine for the Business Journal’s fifth annual Innovator of the Year Awards Wednesday.
Dean Stoecker, co-founder, chairman and chief executive of Alteryx Inc., delivered the keynote address at the luncheon, which recognized individuals for creating pioneering products and services.
The 2019 winners are:
• John Kao, founder and chief executive officer of Alignment Healthcare in Orange
• Neel Grover, founder and chief executive officer of Indi in Newport Beach
• Mark Bachman, founder and chief technology officer of Xidas in Irvine
• Ray Grainger, founder and chief executive officer of Mavenlink in Irvine
• Andrew Ninh, co-founder and chief executive officer of Docbot in Irvine
The Business Journal will profile Innovator of the Year Award winners in the Oct. 7 print edition.