TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:LLNW) today announced that Dan Carney, the company’s vice president of operations, has been selected for IDG’s Computerworld 2016 Premier 100 Technology Leaders Awards. In its 17th year, this awards program shines a spotlight on technology and business leaders who display exceptional technology leadership, foster ideas and creative work environments, envision innovative approaches to business problems and effectively manage IT strategies.
“The Premier 100 awards program showcases the strategic thinking of an elite group of IT leaders who are using technology to digitally transform their organizations,” said Scot Finnie, editor-in-chief of Computerworld. “These dedicated executives are creating nimble IT organizations to respond quickly to today’s business needs, and to the influx of technologies such as cloud computing, the Internet of Things, social media, mobile and wearables. They are actively recruiting talented IT pros for their departments and grooming them to take on new roles. They’re also consistently adjusting their risk-management strategies to align with the evolving security landscape.”
Since joining Limelight in 2013, Carney has played a significant role in driving the company’s most important strategic business initiatives. To maximize the potential of the constantly-evolving technology landscape, Carney has changed Limelight’s IT culture, putting in place processes that improve results, encourage creativity and provide a challenging and rewarding work environment. For example, by making use of the latest in software and other technology innovations, Carney’s organization has dramatically increased efficiency with consolidation that reduced both costs and energy use.
“Dan Carney’s positive impact on Limelight includes improvements to our network that customers benefit from daily, as well as internal improvements to reduce costs and improve efficiency,” said Bob Lento, Limelight’s chief executive officer. “He has restructured our IT department to better align with Limelight’s goals, created a greater understanding of IT’s business value, mentored and guided our IT team to reduce turnover, and streamlined our teams to reduce risk. He is very deserving of this distinction and we are very proud to have him on our team.”
The Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leaders Awards list will be published in the March 2016 edition. The Premier 100 awards ceremony will take place during the AGENDA16 Conference held on March 21-23, 2016 in Amelia Island, Florida.
Computerworld is the leading IT media brand helping senior IT, business decision-makers and key influencers navigate change with effective business strategy. As the voice of business technology, Computerworld enables the IT value chain with unique editorial coverage from setting strategies to deriving value. Computerworld’s award-winning website (www.computerworld.com), focused conference series, strategic marketing solutions and research forms the hub of the world’s largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT vendors to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 7.5 million monthly page views (Omniture, November 2014 – January 2015 average) and was recognized in BtoB’s 2013 Media Power 50 list; recognition Computerworld has received for more than 5 consecutive years. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at www.idgenterprise.com.
About the Premier 100 Technology Leadership Awards
The Premier 100 program was created in 2000 to spotlight individuals who have had a positive impact on their organizations through technology. These are individuals who manage internal IT organizations, mentor and motivate their IT teams and business colleagues, create a positive work environment, envision innovative solutions to business challenges and effectively manage and execute IT strategies. Each year nominees are invited to complete a survey that addresses a number of topics, including their background and experience and their attitude toward risk and innovation. Using Computerworld’s IT Leader Index, which is a measurement of how closely an individual matches our definition of the IT Leader, we analyze the data. Each year, 100 honorees are selected to receive this life-time recognition award. Information on previous honorees can be viewed at: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9065479/Premier_100_IT_Leaders
Limelight Networks Inc., (NASDAQ: LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, empowers customers to better engage online audiences by enabling them to securely manage and globally deliver digital content, on any device. The company’s award winning Limelight Orchestrate™ platform includes an integrated suite of content delivery technology and services that helps organizations secure digital content, deliver exceptional multi-screen experiences, improve brand awareness, drive revenue, and enhance customer relationships — all while reducing costs. For more information, please visit www.limelight.com, read our blog, follow us on Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn and be sure to visit Limelight Connect.