Thursday, September 16, 2010
Hundreds Turn Out For MassTLC Awards Finalist Announcement
Several hundred technology leaders and award nominees turned out for the announcement of finalists in MassTLC's 13th Annual Mass Technology Leadership Awards program. Finalists were announced in individual and company categories. New this year for our Product/Service of the Year Category, the Council named 15 finalists who will be featured on the Council website and then will have an opportunity to display, demo, and interact with attendees during the reception at the November 3rd Awards Gala. The audience will select three who will present on stage at the Gala. The final winner will then be selected by audience vote.
Finalists in Individual categories include:
CEO of the Year - Privately Held
- Matthew Moynahan, Veracode
- Tim Yeaton, Black Duck Software
- Brian Halligan, Hubspot
- Chris Randles, SpaceClaim
- Christina Lampe-Onnerud, Boston Power
CEO of the Year - Publicly Traded
- Michael Simon, LogMeIn, Inc.
- Tim Healy, EnerNOC
- Andy Ory, Acme Packet
- Paul Sagan, Akamai
- Jim Baum, Netezza
CIO of the Year
- William Fandrich, Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Jay Leader, iRobot
- Dan Sheehan, Dunkin Brands
- Robert Ramrath, Bose
Emerging Executive of the Year
- Susan Roberts, Oracle
- Swami Kumaresan, Carbonite
- Robert Connors, Raytheon
- Larry Streeter, Constant Contact
- Marc Cremer, Tatara Systems
Finalists in Company Categories include:
Company of the Year - Privately Held
- Litle &Co.
Company of the Year - Publicly Traded
- Acme Packet
- Constant Contact
- Pegasystems, Inc.
- American Tower
Deal of the Year
- A123 Systems
- Cisco Systems
- EMC Corporation
- Incentive Targeting, Inc.
- Boston Power
Finalists who will demo and be voted upon by the audience at the November 3rd Gala include:
Product of the Year
- Aurora Flight Sciences "Skate" small unmanned aircraft system
- Blueleaf Investment information management and planning software
- Carbonite Pro online backup service for small businesses
- CloudSwitch Software appliance for enterprises to move to the cloud
- Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System
- Double-Take Software For their Double -Take Cloud
- Harmonix Music Systems Their 2009 release of The Beatles: Rock Band
- Brass Monkey extending input capabilities on mobile devices
- ITA Software's Needle platform for acquiring, integrating, cleansing, analyzing and publishing data on the web
- LogMeIn Ignition for iPad, remote access and control of PCs and Macs
- Mass Challenge For their $1M global startup competition and accelerator program
- Nuance Communications For their Dragon Dictation Mobile Application
- QD Vision For their Quantum Light optic for LED lighting companies
- Vlingo Everywhere, extending Vlingo's mobile voice features smartphones
- Volicon Observer Content Matching Technology for digital video monitoring and logging
The Council received well over 200 quality submissions during the open nomination process. A committee of Council Trustees, local thought leaders and media were involved with the selection process that narrowed the slate to those announced last night. The pool of finalists will be further narrowed over the coming weeks and the winners announced on Wednesday, November 3rd, at a Gala Awards Banquet at the Seaport Hotel in Boston.
Join us for the announcement of the winners at the November 3rd Awards Gala at the Seaport Hotel in Boston. Details online.
Early Bird Pricing Available through Friday, September 24th.
The original press release may be found here.
Awards Program Sponsors: Microsoft, Nokia, Oracle, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ropes & Gray, Silicon Valley Bank, Fidelity, Raytheon
For more information, visit http://www.masstlc.org/2010awards.html.