App Competition Final Judging and Award Ceremony
The Tech-Prize team, Gateway College, and the University of Wisconsin Parkside would like to invite you to the inaugural Tech-Prize, Smart City App Development Competition.
There are 15 teams competing for $58,000.00 in scholarship prizes. Each of the teams has developed their application around the topics of Smart City, Industry, or Open Ideas for the last 60 days. They have worked as individuals and groups in their educational and work environments.
Team Presentations & Judging
Teams have five minutes to share the excitement they have for their creation and what it will do. Team presentations are followed by a two-minute time for Q&A from the judges. At the conclusion of the competition presentation period, judges will gather to tabulate the performance.
The awards session will begin at 11:00 with comments from the hosts’ organization leadership and the Racine city Mayor, Cory Mason.
- Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/TechPrizeRacine
- Jeff Daniel
- Raymond Koukari Jr. Dean School of Manufacturing, Engineering, and Information Technology and Dean of Campus Affairs - SC Johnson iMET CenterRaymond Koukari Jr.Dean School of Manufacturing, Engineering, and Information Technology and Dean of Campus Affairs - SC Johnson iMET Center
Ray Koukari, Jr is the Dean of Academic Affairs for the SC Johnson iMET Center and the Dean School of Manufacturing, Engineering, and Information Technology. Ray started his career at Gateway as an adjunct faculty member teaching IT courses. He became a full-time faculty member in August 2004,
teaching IT on the Racine campus. In January 2008 his accepted a position as Associate Dean of Business and IT. In July 2009, he was promoted to the Dean of Business and IT. In January 2018, Ray became the Dean School of Manufacturing, Engineering, and Information Technology. This new position was created to address the changes in the Manufacturing and arrival of Foxconn.
Prior to joining Gateway, Ray was the chair of the IT programs for the University of Phoenix, Waukesha Campus in Wisconsin as well as a faculty member teaching strategic planning at the graduate level for six years. He spent 25 years in the IT field working his way up from a computer keypunch, computer operator, network administrator, programmer, manager, director, and CIO.
Ray is a veteran who served in the United States Marine Corps for 6 years obtaining the rank of staff sergeant. Ray holds an MBA degree in Financial Controls from Regent University, which he earned in 1999.
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