The NWA Tech Summit Emerging Innovator of the Year recognizes those companies, and the individuals leading them, who are currently in early stages of growth, have demonstrated outstanding technical or entrepreneurial talent, contributed positively to NWA, and helped advance the region’s economic ecosystem. The NWA Technology Summit is supported by the Walton Family Foundation, Northwest Arkansas Council and Walmart.
Cognitive Talent Solutions’ co-founder & CEO Francisco Marin: “Our team came to Bentonville earlier this year to complete the Fuel Accelerator program and we were humbled by the welcoming attitude and support received from the NWA community. Despite the challenges related to the pandemic, this has been an incredibly productive year for us thanks to the interaction with various stakeholders in a very dynamic startup ecosystem, including Startup Junkie, Catapult Consulting, i2i Labs, the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce, the University of Arkansas and Endeavor, among others. We look forward to continuing to expand our presence in NWA and pave the way for other startups to come here in the future.”