The Tampa Bay Tech “Emerging Tech Leader of the Year” finalists are in – and they’re both women.


    Two up-and-coming professionals who focus on cybersecurity and health technology are the finalists for Tampa Bay Tech’s “Emerging Technology Leader of the Year.”

    Competing for the top honors this year are two notable female leaders, both thriving in male dominated fields. Ashlee Lane is managing director at Accenture, and Karla Mastracchio is cybersecurity strategy and security culture instructor at SecureSet.

    The emerging tech leader of the year must be no older than 40 on or before Dec. 31, 2018 and is someone who strives for excellence and thrives on making a difference within their organization and the industry, according to Tampa Bay Tech, Florida’s largest technology council.