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2022 Innovator Awards

New ideas, new products and new ways to approach problems are what alter, advance and propel companies forward. In fact, 50 percent of the annual growth of the U.S. GDP is tied to new innovation, according to analysis by economists from the U.S. Chamber Foundation.

And that’s why 405 Business Magazine wanted to focus on the innovators working throughout Oklahoma to push our companies, products and thinking forward. Through a nomination process that netted hundreds of nominations, the 405 Business editorial team selected the recipients of the first-ever Innovator Awards, highlighting CEOs, entrepreneurs and other business leaders driving innovation in Oklahoma.

We’re proud to present these innovative leaders and their companies, and we can’t wait to see what they do next.

Innovator of the YearMike Beckham

Innovation Advocate of the YearAmy Walton

Biotech Innovator of the YearIMMY Labs

Aerospace Innovator of the YearSkydweller

Finance Innovator of the YearTokenEx

Dining Innovator of the YearThe Social Order Dining Collective

Startup Innovator of the YearJohn Habeck

Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Innovator of the YearSpiers New Technologies

Manufacturing Innovator of the YearFrontier Electronic Systems

CIO Innovator of the YearMike Potter

Real Estate Innovator of the YearThe First National Building

Education Innovator of the YearRobert Palmer

Healthcare Innovator of the YearMartin Bionics

Enterprise Innovator of the YearKristian Olivero

Hospitality Innovator of the YearKiller Squid Hospitality

Talent and Workforce Innovator of the YearNewView Oklahoma

Energy Innovator of the YearEightTwenty

Technology Innovator of the YearHough Ear Institute

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