Cary, NC – November 8, 2010 -Bandwidth.com, Inc., one of the nation's largest and fastest growing phone networks and a provider of innovative communication services for businesses,is pleased to announce that its CEO David Morken has been named as a finalist for the 2010 North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) 21 Awards as "Tech Executive of the Year" The company has also been selected as a finalist for a NCTA 21 Award in the category of "Best Product or Service Technology Company"
"It's an honor to be nominated for not only one, but two 21 Awards," said Bandwidth.com CEO David Morken. "The people of Bandwidth have truly put their heart and soul behind our company and our services to offer the best customer experience possible. Without their hard work and dedication, the company would not be where it is today - one of the fastest growing and most innovative telecom providers in the country. I would not have been nominated as "Tech Exec of the Year", which I view as really an award recognizing the overall strength of our team."
Winners will be recognized at the annual awards gala on Wednesday, November 10 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, N.C., presented in conjunction with title sponsor Grant Thornton. The theme for this year's event is "0021: Licensed to Excel" and is expected to be attended by more than 600 business and technology leaders from across the state. The NCTA 21 Awards are recognized as North Carolina's most prestigious awards, celebrating innovation and excellence in North Carolina. This annual showcase honors companies and individuals in 21 categories who represent the best and brightest in technology and business.
"The finalists for this year's 21 Awards truly represent the best that North Carolina's technology industry has to offer," said Brooks Raiford, president and chief executive officer of NCTA. "Bandwidth has distinguished itself as a company leading the way in innovation, and we are proud to recognize them as a finalist for both the Tech Exec of the Year and Best Product or Service Technology Company awards."
Bandwidth.com is among the nation's largest and fastest growing phone networks, providing annually millions of phone numbers and billions of minutes of calls for over 6,000 business customers in all fifty states, including industry leaders such as Google, Skype, Voxeo, Pinger, Yext, and IfByPhone. For small and medium sized businesses, Bandwidth.com provides integrated mobile smartphone and office telephone solutions as well as business-grade internet connectivity. For example, Bandwidth.com's Phonebooth solution is a powerful cloud-based office phone system, specifically designed for small businesses, which comes with unlimited domestic calling for just $20 per user per month. Founded in 1999, Bandwidth.com is a profitable company located in Research Triangle Park, NC. For more information, please visit http://www.bandwidth.com and http://www.phonebooth.com.
The North Carolina Technology Association's mission is "Making North Carolina #1 in Technology and Technology #1 in North Carolina," The organization does this through three main focus areas: executive engagement, public affairs, and enabling member transition to a technology-enabled workforce. For more information, visit our website at www.nctechnology.org.
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