Mass High Tech All-Star Awards

Mass High Tech, published by American City Business Journals, honors its 2008 All-Stars, “influential and dynamic leaders from across New England’s innovation economy.”

This year’s all-star pics include:

Telecom: Justin Aborn, Chief Scientist, General Compression
Education: Abigail A. Barrow, Director MA Technology Transfer Center, University of Massachusetts
Social Media: Chris Brogan, VP Strategy & Technology, CrossTech Media
Legal: Karen F. Copenhaver, Partner, Choate Hall & Stewart
Hardware: Alexei Erchak, Founder and CTO, Luminus Devices
Community: Trish Fleming, Exec. Director, MIT Enterprise Forum
Internet: David Friend, Chairman CEO and Co-Founder, Carbonite Inc.
Electronics: Peter L. Gammel, CTO and Vice President Engineering, SiGe Semiconductor
Information Systems: Foster Hinshaw, President and CEO, Dataupia Corp.
Venture: Paul Maeder, General Partner, Highland Capital Partners LLC
Networking: G. Robert Malan, Founder and CTO, Arbor Networks Inc.
Software: Michael Stonebraker, CTO and Co-Founder, Vertica Systems Inc.
Energy: Mitchell G. Tyson, CEO and Director, Advanced Electron Beams Inc.
Life Sciences: Susan Windham-Bannister, President and CEO, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
Distinguished Achievement Award: Robert M. Metcalfe, General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners

Tickets $65 per person, $850 per table. Information and registration here.