Nominees for CSIA’s 2011 Technology Apex Awards Announced Today CSIA, Colorado’s Technology Association, today announced the 2011 Apex Award Nominees
DENVER – June 6, 2011 – CSIA, Colorado’s Technology Association, today announced the nominees for the 11th annual Apex Awards. Winners and finalists will be announced live on July 12, 2011, at the evening event program at The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Denver.
The winners selected from this list of nominees will illustrate technology excellence in five categories for companies: Technology Company of the Year, Technology Product of the Year, Technology Service of the Year, Rookie of the Year and IT Project of the Year. The five categories for individual professionals include: the Bob Newman Lifetime Achievement, Technology Executive of the Year, Technology Entrepreneur of the Year, Top Tech Teacher, and CSIA Champion of the Year.
"The CSIA Apex Awards is the one evening during the year when outstanding technology companies and people are celebrated for their work, passion and excellence in the technology industry,” said Su Hawk, President, CSIA. "It is exciting to see who this year’s nominees are, as they all have worked hard for their successes."
The 2011 Corporate Nominees are:
3t Systems Advanced Assembly Altius Space Machines Amadeus Consulting Amnet AppliedTrust Aspenware Internet Solutions Auction & Event Solutions Avalon Consulting Backroom Management Services BATMANN Analytics Brandwise Business Controls Chronicle Graphics ClickBank CMIT Solutions of Denver D2Xchange DataTech Labs Data Recovery Denver DataMan Dot Hill Systems Envysion FrontDoorSoftware Gartner Gorilla Logic Graphicly Healthagen HomeSphere Hosting.com Illumen Integrate IP Commerce IP5280 Communications IQNavigator iTruss Solutions JetJaw Kapost Lijit Networks LogRhythm Long View Systems myDIALS Neudesic NewsGator Technologies NIMBL Njevity nVoq OpenLogic Orbotix PEI Power Tagging ProStor Systems QSE Technologies Qualvu Radish Systems Red Earth Software RelevanceLogic Rivet Software ScriptPad SDL SLI Global Solutions Social Media Energy Solve IT Spectra Logic Corporation Standing Cloud Swiftpage Symplified Sympoz Telesphere Tendril TIAA-CREF TranslationLinks Udemy USA FACT UsingMiles Virtela Technology Services Zerista
The 2011 Individual Nominees are:
Brenda Armstrong, Account Manager, Denver Search Group Robert Berger, Regional Vice President, Credera Sherri Clemens, Technology Instructor, Douglas County School District Helen Cousins, EVP / CIO, Lincoln Trust Company Kristin Donley, Science/STEM Instructor, Monarch High School Kristen Feichtner, Marketing Manager, Green House Data Steven Foster, President, Business Controls Beverly Gibson, Business Performance Advisor, Insperity Jennifer Harding, Sr. Account Executive, Access Data Consulting Services Peter Hoskins, CEO, Zerista Rachel Hymbaugh, Account Executive, ViaWest Sue Johnson, Computer Science Advanced Placement Teacher, Monarch High School Shawn Juister, VP, Strategic Accounts, Mincom Kevin Keelan, CIBER Greg Lems, Chief Technology Officer, ClickBank Jonita Leroy, Business Development Representative, OIT Cliff Love, Director of Business Development, Aspenware Chris Magyar, Vice President, Gunther Douglas Ash Mahajan, Associate Professor, DeVry University Abbie Martin, 8th Grade Social Studies Teacher, Silver Hills M.S. Tom Melaragno, President & CEO, Compri Consulting Cindy Miller, Managing Director, LifeSpan Technology Recycling Ari Newman, VP Strategic Partnerships, Jive Bob Ogdon, CEO, Swiftpage Sara Poinier, Teacher Librarian, Horizon High School Patrick Quinlan, CEO, Rivet Software Dr. Alexander Repenning, Asst. Professor, CTO, AgentSheets & University of Colorado Sarah Sample-Reif, Healthcare IT Manager, Kforce Nidhi Saxena, President & CEO, DatamanUSA Brett Schklar, Founder and CEO, The Market Creation Group Margie Sims, Regional Vice President of Sales, ViaWest Peter Smith, CEO, SDL Sandy Steiner, Exec. VP, Business Development, Adams County Economic Development Matthew Taylor, President and COO, USA FACT Tanya Terrell, Career Services, DeVry University Ted Thonus, President, Cottonwood Communications Tyler Treadway, Communications Consultant, Mitel Leslie Trexler, Instructor, Bollman Technical Education Center Adrian Tuck, CEO, Tendril George Tyler ,Chief Alliance Officer, 3rd Eagle Ann Van Orsdel, President, The 1st Movement Art Zeile, CEO, Hosting.com
About CSIA: CSIA is the technology industry leader in uniting and growing Colorado’s information technology industry by providing advocacy, education, business connections, and information, while supporting economic development, unification of technology stakeholders, and larger recognition of the industry and the people involved to develop and promote Colorado’s technology industry. CSIA also works nationally to ensure Colorado’s technology voice is heard, through TECNA, a coalition of technology associations across the United States and Canada, as well as with TechAmerica, the national lobbying organization for federal issues. Since 1994, CSIA has been involved in legislative issues and public policy to represent the information technology industry in Colorado, and has provided a number of annual programs, events and connections to support business success. For more information on CSIA please call (303) 592-4070 or visit www.coloradotechnology.org