Rodney Priestley honored at 2021 TechUnited:NJ Catalyst Awards

May 20, 2021

Rodney Priestley, Princeton University's vice dean for innovation and the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, is the winner of the 2021 Martinson-Ballen Award Winner at TechUnited’s 25th annual awards celebration, the Catalyst Awards.

The Catalyst Awards, held on May 20, 2021, honored individuals and companies in the technology, business, and life sciences communities for accomplishments in leadership, diversity, innovation, development, & collaboration.

The Martinson-Ballen Award is presented to an individual, currently active in the tech community, who has demonstrated a significant commitment to the support and advancement of technology and innovation.

“The definition of catalyst is ‘an agent that provokes or speeds significant change or action’ and the term catalyst couldn't more appropriately represent the incredible leaders we celebrated at this year's TechUnited Catalyst Awards. We are thrilled to showcase them all as exemplary members of our incredible technology community. Congratulations to all of our remarkable nominees and winners. You continue to inspire and catalyze us all. ” shared TechUnited CEO Aaron Price.

TechUnited:NJ is a membership non-profit organization that offers opportunities for technology and tech-enabled companies and entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate, and grow to propel the future of New Jersey and beyond. Currently, over 500,000 innovators belong to the organization. TechUnited:NJ was founded in 1996 as the NJ Technology Council (NJTC).

Watch the recap at techunited.co/catalyst.