Bill Nussey, CEO of SilverpopTM, was presented with the lifetime achievement award at the third annual Tech Marketing Awards. These awards are hosted annually by TAG Marketing, a society of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and Georgia's premier organization for technology marketing events. The Tech Marketing Awards honor individual excellence and achievements in key areas of marketing that have made a significant impact on a company's overall success.
"We applaud Mr. Nussey for winning the lifetime achievement award," said Adam Harrell, TAG Marketing Board Chair and President and founder of Nebo Agency. "It is this kind of leadership that has made Georgia a hub for marketing technology innovation. We are pleased to recognize those individuals who are putting Georgia on the map through their tremendous achievements."
"I am extremely honored to receive this award," said Nussey. "Georgia is home to a vast number of fast-growing and highly successful marketing technology companies. We are all grateful for an organization like TAG, which recognizes the significant impact these companies have on our state and the world. I could not be prouder to be part of this next era in marketing, and accept this award on behalf of my colleagues at Silverpop and my colleagues throughout Georgia as well."
Bill Nussey is chief executive officer of Silverpop, an Atlanta-based digital marketing technology provider that unifies marketing automation, email, mobile and social. During his tenure at Silverpop, Nussey has grown the company to more than 450 employees serving more than 5,000 brands around the globe. He has 30 years of experience running technology and Internet companies and has served on the boards of numerous marketing technology start-ups and lent his expertise to guide them in the development of successful business models. Prior to Silverpop, Nussey was CEO of iXL.
The winners of the Tech Marketing Awards (techmarketingawards.com) were announced at a gala event on the evening of November 15 at the Defoor Centre in Atlanta. Richard Warner, CEO of What's Up Interactive and Anchor of GPB's "Georgia's Business," served as Master of Ceremonies for the event. Sponsors for the event included Arketi Group, Content Science, Nebo Agency, Pedowitz Group, Silverpop, and What's Up Interactive. TAG Marketing's 2012 sponsors include Arketi Group and Nebo Agency.
About TAG Marketing
TAG Marketing (tagonline.org) is a society within the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). TAG Marketing helps technology pioneers and business leaders grow their companies and achieve greater financial success through marketing. In addition to networking and learning opportunities, TAG Marketing provides almost 4,000 members with firsthand exposure to marketing tools, programs, resources and the people who lead our technology-driven economy.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 17,800 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 31 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG's mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia's technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia's technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state's economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG's charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at tagonline.org or TAG's community website at TAGthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit tagedonline.org/.
Silverpop (silverpop.com) is the only digital marketing technology provider that unifies marketing automation, email, mobile and social. Its customers achieve superior Return on Relationship by uniquely engaging each individual based on their behaviors and then automating personalized experiences that increase revenue, improve ROI, and deepen brand loyalty. Silverpop's commitment is to offer a platform that is complete, not complex-so that marketers from any size organization can easily achieve digital marketing success. The company offers a world-class services team, 24/7 customer support and a network of partners to ensure that every client gets the right mix of solutions for their specific digital marketing needs. Silverpop is trusted by more than 5,000 brands around the globe.