The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI), in conjunction with LWBJ, announced the winners for the prestigious 2009 Prometheus Awards at The Meadows Convention Center, on Tuesday, March 3, 2009. 19 awards were given to leaders in Iowa's technology revolution, who in the past year have raised the bar for achievement and innovation in technology.
Winners were selected by the following panel of distinguished judges:
• Steve Carter, Director, Iowa State University Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship.
• Paul Juffer, Partner, LWBJ, LLC.
• Curt Nelson, President and CEO, Entrepreneurial Development Center.
• Steve Ringlee, Managing Partner, Cimarron Capital Partners.
• Eugene Wallingford, Associate Professor and Head, University of Northern Iowa Department of Computer Science.
• Pamela York, Executive Director, University of Iowa Research Foundation.
• Jamie Zanios, Director, Northern Iowa Area Community College, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.
• David Sengpiel, Senior Investment Manager, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation.
Mark Kittrell, 2008 chairman of the TAI board of directors and CEO of Team Technologies in Cedar Falls, said, “The awards allow us to showcase the innovations and advancements made by Iowans. The work of the winners is on a world-class scale: We have some of the best high-tech professionals right here in our state, and they are helping solve global challenges in industry, education, medicine, and the environment.”
"This recognition is a testament to the hard work of a great team. We deliver solutions to our clients who see the real value in internet based communications services verses traditional training and communication methods," said Glen Wiebel, President of StratosFour, Inc. "We are proud to have been chosen for this award."
About StratosFour, Inc.
StratosFour, Inc. (stratosfour.com) is a pioneer of streaming media in corporate communications and online education. StratosFour implements e-business solutions to meet our clients’ needs; with a strong commitment to delivering high quality products and exceptional customer service.
StratosFour currently offers professional services including webcasting, web conferencing, application development and multi-media production. StratosFour continually reviews and enhances our services to ensure that we remain on the cutting edge of technology in our industry, and provide a simple and cost effective web-based solution for our clients. The mission is to enhance our clients' communications by taking an integrated and innovative approach to develop cost effective web-based solutions, which are built through long-term trusted partnerships.
Information on the StratosFour, Inc. and the services offered can be found at stratosfour.com or by calling 800-437-7135.
About the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI)
TAI is a member-based, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to accelerate the success of Iowa's technology industry. TAI creates and sustains a positive environment for technology-based economic growth and job creation through innovation, advocacy, and leadership. TAI members include organizations of every size, involved in every aspect of technology creation, production, application and education in Iowa. For more information, log on to technologyiowa.org, or call TAI President Leann Jacobson at 515-707-1557.