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Cambridge, MA, United States, 2008/11/18 - Tideway, one of the fastest growing providers of IT automation software, announced that Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Kelly Wenzel has been named the 2008 Business Executive in a Computer Software and Services company.
Tideway, today announced that Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Kelly Wenzel has been named the 2008 Business Executive in a Computer Software and Services company with up to 2,500 employees by the Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
The 2008 Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an international competition recognizing the accomplishments of outstanding women executives, business owners, and the organizations they run. The awards are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business AwardsSM.
As CMO, Wenzel drives Tideway’s go-to-market strategy and oversees product marketing, lead generation and marketing communications, sitting at the hub of the company’s sales, communications, product management, and engineering activity.
Since Wenzel joined Tideway in September 2007, the company has experienced unprecedented growth, nearly doubling both its revenues and customer base. Under her marketing leadership Tideway has experienced a 365% increase in press coverage and 3x volume in lead generation. The company has recently launched a free, community edition of their software available for download, one of the first of its kind for automated application discovery and dependency mapping.
Wenzel prevailed in a difficult category, with finalists from companies including Apptix, CSC, and Unica Corporation. She was presented the Stevie Award by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network. In accepting the award, Wenzel said, “It’s a huge honor to be selected from a group of so many accomplished women. I’m tremendously proud to accept on behalf of my team at Tideway. None of the achievements of the last year would be possible without them."
Stevie Awards were handed out in categories including Best Entrepreneur, Best Executive, Lifetime Achievement, and Women Helping Women at the gala event at New York’s Marriott Marquis Hotel on November 14. More than 1,200 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are governed by a Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors that features many leading women entrepreneurs and luminaries in business. Members of the Awards’ Board selected Stevie winners from amongst the finalists. Finalists were chosen by business professional worldwide during the preliminary judging period.
Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of honorees are available at stevieawards.com/women.
Tideway (tideway.com) helps get data center projects done – on time and on budget. Tideway Foundation™ software continuously maps application relationships to physical and virtual infrastructure, including the dependencies between them. This single, automated view of application topology takes the cost and risk out of data center migration, consolidation and virtualization projects, accelerating ROI. Clients include Dresdner Kleinwort, ING, Linklaters, Mizuho Bank and Wachovia.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards (stevieawards.com) are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.
Audra Tiner, Director, Marketing Communications Tideway Systems
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