Our judging committees are composed of industry leaders, experts, and influencers in their respective fields. Each submittal is judged by these committees using both their own knowledge and information submitted on the nomination forms.


Judging Considerations:

  • What is the size and complexity of the challenge that the innovation addresses?

  • What is the impact of the solution for the industry, and other industries?

  • How much is this innovation contributing to the culture of innovation in the East Bay?

  • How is the company or individual a leader within the industry or the region?

  • What is the company’s growth trajectory?