Baltimore, MD - Mindgrub Technologies has been named an Innovator of the Year by The Daily Record in 2016. The Daily Record's Innovator of the Year shines a light on the men and women who have created new products, services or programs that have had a positive effect on their business, industry or the community. Innovators make the extraordinary ordinary. They make the impossible possible.
CEO Todd Marks and Vice President Vincent Sharps were present on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the American Visionary Arts Museum in Baltimore to accept the award. As forward-thinkers in the community, Mindgrub’s inception of a virtual reality bike experience in 2015 was the innovation recognized at this event. Their Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Bike was featured first at SmartCEO’s Corporate Culture Awards in late 2015 as an innovation connecting health and technology for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults’ booth. The VR bike was then featured at the inaugural Light City Baltimore in Mindgrub’s Tech Playground in March of 2016 and then at the Navigating Our World Conference in April of 2016 in Washington, DC.
Other companies honored as 2016 Innovators of the Year include Baltimore County Public Schools, Blispay, Comcast, Coppin State University, Element Fleet Management, Goucher College, Irvine Nature Center, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Light City Baltimore, Offit Kurman, Planned Parenthood of Maryland, Sagamore Development Company, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, and Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge & Rice, LLP.