September 12, 2014, Boston, Mass.
, a leading provider of social recognition
solutions, today announced that the company was named the Mobile Technology of the Year winner by the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) during the 2014 Technology Leadership Awards.
MassTLC announced the finalists during its 17th
annual awards gala last night in the Grand Ballroom of Boston’s Westin Waterfront Hotel, attended by more than 750 executives, technologists, investors, media, analysts and other members of the Massachusetts innovation ecosystem, as well as Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, himself a recipient of the 2014 Commonwealth Award. Technology Leadership Award Winners were chosen from among the best of the region’s tech industry in 16 categories.
annual MassTLC Leadership Awards shines a spotlight on the vibrancy of the state’s position as both pioneer and leader in technologies that are fueling Massachusetts’ economy and changing the world,” Hopcroft said. “Globoforce should be proud of being recognized as among the elite innovators from the Bay State’s deep talent pool.”
“Globoforce’s social recognition programs are backed by the best technology in the world,” said Grant Beckett, vice president of product at Globoforce. “The ability for our customers to recognize good work from anywhere in the world at any time through our unmatched mobile technology is a driving force in our success. We are honored to receive this prestigious award and dedicate it to our team who work tirelessly to make our mobile capabilities the very best in the industry.”
Winners were selected in each category by an independent panel of judges comprised of executives, investors, analysts, media and thought leaders in each of the 16 respective categories, including: CEO of the Year, CTO of the Year, Emerging Executive of the Year, Private Company of the Year, Public Company of the Year, Start-up to Watch, Innovative Technology of the Year – Big Data, Innovative Technology of the Year – Cloud, Innovative Technology of the Year – Education Technology, Innovative Technology of the Year – Healthcare and Life Sciences, Innovative Technology of the Year – Internet of Things, Innovative Technology of the Year – Mobile Applications, Innovative Technology of the Year – Mobile Technology, Innovative Technology of the Year – Robotics, Innovative Technology of the Year – Sales & Marketing, Innovative Technology of the Year – Security.
Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions, helping companies build strong cultures of engaged employees through the power of thanks. Named one of the Best Workplaces in the US and Ireland by the Great Place To Work Institute, Globoforce is trusted by some of the most admired companies in the world to inspire and energize employees and create best places to work. Our award-winning SaaS technology and proven methodologies empower HR and business leaders to take a modern, more strategic approach to recognition programs. The result: measurable business results, qualified by increases to employee engagement, retention, and productivity. Globoforce is co-headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland
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With more than 550 member companies, the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is the region’s leading technology association and the premier network for tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders. MassTLC’s purpose is to accelerate innovation by connecting people from across the technology landscape, providing access to industry-leading content and ideas and offering a platform for visibility for member companies and their interests. More at www.masstlc.org