Pittsburgh Technical Council

Innovator of the Year: Consumer Products

Innovator of the Year: Consumer Products

2017 Tech 50 Finalists
Innovator of the Year: Consumer Products

Diamond Kinetics - Founded in 2013, Diamond Kinetics provides real-time quantitative data, biomechanics feedback and training guidance for sports performance improvement using wireless inertial measurement units (IMU’s) and mobile applications. Building on academically validated scientific research at the University of Michigan and the University of Pittsburgh, Diamond Kinetics has an exclusive license for the application of IMU sensors in baseball and softball


Philips - Philips is a global leader in health technology with more than 40 years of legacy in leadership in sleep apnea management, oxygen therapy, noninvasive ventilation and respiratory drug delivery. Philips strives to create meaningful innovations that improve people’s lives, committed to discovering and developing novel solutions to help people sleep and breathe better. Offering localized support to their customers all over the world, their sleep and respiratory team includes more than 4,500 individuals across 34 countries – more than 1,700 of whom are located right here in Western Pennsylvania.


Schell Games – Schell Games is the largest full-service education and entertainment game development company in the United States. Since 2002, we’ve worked to create interactive experiences that engage and inspire players of all ages across all platforms.


Simcoach Games - Simcoach Games is revolutionizing workforce development as they leverage the Simcoach Skill Arcade, a platform that utilizes mobile video games to connect job seekers with training and employment opportunities. The arcade empowers people to explore careers, practice basic job readiness skills, and connect with training and employment opportunities, all through free, mobile video games.


UPMC Health Plan - UPMC Health Plan, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., is among the nation's fastest-growing health plans. It is owned by UPMC, a world-renowned health care provider. As part of an integrated health care delivery system, UPMC Health Plan is committed to providing its members better health, more financial security, and the peace of mind they deserve. UPMC Health Plan partners with UPMC and community network providers to produce a combination of knowledge and expertise that provides the highest quality care at the most affordable price.

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