ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 OpenSpan Inc. as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2016 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 17, 2016, 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 2016 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 2016 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 100 applications submitted by companies from across Georgia. Companies selected for the "Top 40" will be showcased in an exhibition at The 2016 Georgia Technology Summit.
"An extraordinary number of truly innovative technology companies participated in this year’s Top 40 competition, demonstrating the depth and breadth of Georgia's technology community," said Dennis Zakas, managing partner of Zakas & Leonard, LLP, CEO of Zinc., and chairperson of the Top 40 Selection Committee. “In fact, based on the quality of the contestants, we could have had a 'Top 60' without losing a beat."
OpenSpan’s innovations are deployed across the globe, in some of the world’s largest financial services, insurance, telecommunications and retail organizations. The company’s workforce intelligence and robotic automation solutions help deliver insight into employee productivity, simplify transactions and engage employees and customers. Organizations use OpenSpan solutions to tap into valuable employee desktop data to gain a clear line of sight into workforce productivity. Using this insight, organizations use OpenSpan’s powerful robotic automation solutions to accelerate transaction processing and optimize desktop transactions to reduce operational costs, boost efficiency, increase employee engagement and deliver world-class customer experience.
“It is an honor to be selected as one of the Top 40 Innovators by the Technology Association of Georgia,” commented Eric Musser. “This recognition is a testament to OpenSpan’s commitment to helping our customers build stronger, more competitive enterprises by delivering innovations that support their overall goals in terms of driving operational and financial performance.”
The 2016 Georgia Technology Summit is expected to draw a crowd of more than 1,300 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 http://www.tagonline.org/events/georgia-technology-summit. Follow the conversation on Twitter through #TAGGTS.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.
Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.
OpenSpan (www.openspan.com) is an industry pioneer in workforce intelligence and robotic automation solutions designed to gain insight into employee productivity, simplify transactions and engage employees and customers. Leading FORTUNE 500 organizations use OpenSpan solutions to tap into valuable employee desktop data to gain a clear line of sight into workforce productivity. Using this insight, organizations use OpenSpan’s powerful robotic automation solutions to accelerate transaction processing and optimize desktop transactions to reduce operational costs, boost efficiency, increase employee engagement and deliver world-class customer experience.