2013-03-20 07:04:33 - Technology Association of Georgia Honors 40 Companies for Innovation and Contributions to the State’s Technology Community
ATLANTA (March 19, 2013) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced M2SYS Technology as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2013 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 20, 2013, at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
TAG’S Top 40 Awards recognize Georgia-based technology companies for their innovation, financial impact, and their efforts at spreading awareness of Georgia’s technology initiatives throughout the U.S. and globally.
“The 2013 Top 40 finalists are an elite group of innovators who represent the very best of Georgia’s Technology community,” said Tino Mantella, president & CEO of TAG. “The 2013
Top 40 finalists are shining examples of what makes our State such a hotbed for technology and we applaud them for standing out as leaders in Georgia’s technology community.”
This year’s Top 40 Companies were selected from among over 90 applications submitted by companies from across Georgia. Companies selected for the "Top 40" will be showcased in an exhibition at The 2013 Georgia Technology Summit.
“Our ninth year of the Top 40 was an overwhelming success, based on the number of truly innovative companies that participated in the competition," said Dennis Zakas, a partner and founder of Zakas & Leonard, LLP, Chair of Group Office Buys, LLC, and chairperson of the Top 40 Selection Committee. "The Top 40 winners demonstrate the depth and breadth of Georgia's technology community.”
M2SYS Technology is an identity management solutions firm, specializing in biometric technology, with deployments in more than 95 countries. The company offers innovative solutions for various market segments, including healthcare biometric patient identification, workforce management biometric time clocks, and automated biometric identification systems (ABIS) for large-scale, multi-modal biometric projects in areas such as law enforcement, national ID, and border control.
“We are honored to receive recognition as one of the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia,” said Mizan Rahman, Founder and CEO of M2SYS Technology. “Georgia continues to be a leader in technology innovation by providing a progressive, collaborative community environment that allows us to recruit top talent and excel as a business. We are proud to be a part of a society that passionately supports the growth and development of technology.”
The 2013 Georgia Technology Summit is expected to draw a crowd of more than 1,000 C-level executives, entrepreneurs, technology professionals and academia to celebrate and recognize Georgia’s technology community. In addition to presentations from some of the top technology influencers in the nation, the newest member of the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia will be inducted.
For more information about TAG and the Georgia Technology Summit and to register for the event, visit www.tagonline.org/georgia-technology-summit.php
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About M2SYS Technology
With over a decade of experience and millions of end users in more than 100 countries worldwide, M2SYS Technology provides technology that makes biometric software affordable, simple to integrate and inexpensive to support. The company continues to innovate, build, and deliver leading-edge enterprise biometric solutions that transform the industry and expand the applicability of biometric technology in the marketplace. Recognized for numerous industry accolades, including Frost & Sullivan’s 2007 North American Biometrics Technology Innovation of the Year and the 2011 New Product Innovation Award, M2SYS invests in the prosperity of its partners by extending technological prowess and business solutions to broaden value portfolios and better service customer requirements. The M2SYS Corporate Blog can be found at blog.m2sys.com
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 18,500 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 32 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 www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at www.TAGthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit www.tagedonline.org/
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