OTTAWA -- The 2013 CATAAlliance Award Winners were announced the evening of May 29th at a sold out Gala Dinner featuring a keynote address from Peter Aceto, CEO, ING Direct Canada. Keeping-up with the theme of the Gala, Leadership for the 21st Century, and following the guidance of Peter "the Social CEO" Aceto, the winners were announced via Twitter. For nearly three decades, the CATAAlliance Innovation Awards Gala has been celebrating the best in Canadian advanced technology from coast to coast and this year certainly did not disappoint!
This award is presented to an individual from the private sector in recognition of outstanding technological innovation and corporate leadership which has significantly expanded the frontiers of Canada's advanced technology industry. The recipient must have demonstrated consistent innovation and leadership skills resulting in the creation and international acceptance of significant world-class products and/or the establishment and development of a major advanced technology company or companies that have withstood the test of time.
The winner for the 2013 Telfer School of Management Private Sector Innovation and/or Leadership Award in Advanced Technology was... Eli Fathi -- co-Founder and co-CEO, Fluidware Corporation. View the video of Mr. Fathi talking about keys to innovation success.
Eli is the co-Founder and co-CEO of Fluidware Corporation, an Internet software company offering Software as a Service (SaaS) online applications based on collaborative feedback. The company was established in 2008 and has two products: Fluidsurveys; online survey tool and ReviewRoom; online Application management tool. Fluidware software is now used in over 40 countries by people from all walks of life. Fortune 500 Companies, Global Non-Profits, Colleges & Universities, Government Institutions and even smaller grass-roots organizations and startups rely on Fluidware software to help them collect and analyze the data they need in order to succeed.
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