Exploring the GeekWire Awards: The Future of AI, the Economy, and Startups

Gaurav Oberoi, CEO of Lexion, speaking at the GeekWire Podcast during the GeekWire Awards following the announcement of Lexion’s acquisition by Docusign. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

In the latest GeekWire Podcast episode, we delve into the highlights of the GeekWire Awards, a prestigious celebration that recognizes the pinnacle of achievement among leaders, businesses, and innovations in the Pacific Northwest. The event, held at the fully booked Showbox SoDo in Seattle, was a gathering of the region’s brightest minds and groundbreaking companies.

We engage in discussions with the finalists about the future directions of their ventures, economic insights, and significant trends shaping their sectors. Additionally, we bring you the reactions and speeches of some award recipients directly from the event.

Featured in this episode are:

  • Gaurav Oberoi, CEO of Lexion, the AI-driven contract management platform, recently disclosed its acquisition by Docusign for $165 million.
  • Linda Lian, CEO of Common Room, a platform dedicated to customer intelligence previously recognized as Startup of the Year at the GeekWire Awards. Lian was in the running for CEO of the Year in the current GeekWire Awards.
  • Gordon Pan, President at Baird Capital, the venture capital and private equity branch of Baird, a comprehensive financial services and wealth management firm.
  • Todd Owens, CEO of Kevala, nominated for Startup of the Year, which optimizes scheduling for senior living and healthcare facilities.
  • Steve Helmbrecht, CEO of Treasury4, a Deal of the Year finalist that gathered $20 million last autumn to facilitate enterprises and public sector professionals in handling financial and treasury operations.

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