RALEIGH, NC – The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA), a technology lobbying organization, has named the four finalists for the 2010 Tech Executive of the Year.
This year’s winner will be recognized at NCTA’s annual “0021” Awards gala on Wed., Nov. 10 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham, N.C., presented with title sponsor Grant Thornton.
NCTA members and non-members can cast their votes until October 15 for the 2010 Tech Executive of the Year by going to www.nctechnology.org.
The Tech Executive of the Year Award is sponsored by NYSE Euronext.
Finalists for the 2010 Tech Executive of the Year include several who we cover often at TechJournal South:
- David Jones, Peak 10. Jones co-founded Peak 10 in March 2000 and has led the company to a top market position as the leading independent data center operator and managed services provider in the U.S. He currently serves as president and CEO.
- Ryan Allis, iContact. As co-founder and current CEO, Allis has built North Carolina-based iContact from its start in July 2003 to its current size of more than 210 employees, 65,000 customers, and $38 million in annual sales.
- David Morken, Bandwidth.com. Morken is the co-founder, president and CEO for Bandwidth.com, recognized as the fastest growing private telecom company in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine for 3 years running (2006-2008). Bandwidth.com delivered more than 4 billion minutes of voice traffic in 2009.
- Mark Munday, Elster. Munday is president and CEO for Elster Solutions, North America, one of the world’s largest electricity, gas and water measurement and control providers.