PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Executives and public officials from Ireland and the United States gathered at Stanford University for the third annual Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) gala event. The ITLG is comprised of technology executives in Silicon Valley who support young Irish startup companies to succeed in U.S. market.
Redmere, Inc. won the 2010 ITLG / The Irish Times Innovation Award. Also receiving recognition was SiSaf, Inc., who was presented the 2010 ITLG / Irish Times Most Promising Technology Award. Redmere, which is based in Dublin, Ireland has developed and is selling a processor and cable technology that allows more compact connectivity in computer applications. SiSaf, which is based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is developing a proprietary drug delivery product for skin applications.
“Innovation is vital and Ireland’s technology companies continue to offer great promise both in their home markets and on the international stage,” said John Hartnett, Founder of the ITLG. “It is very rewarding to see Redmere and SiSaf being recognized for their success,” he added.
Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, attended the event along with senior public officials and executives from both Irish and American companies. The event was hosted by chairman of the ITLG, Dr. Craig Barrett, former CEO and Chairman of Intel Corporation.
Established in 2007, the ITLG is a group of executives and technology leaders in Silicon Valley who are Irish or Irish-American, each of whom are committed to helping Irish startup companies. Chaired by Dr. Craig Barrett, members of the ITLG include John Hartnett, CEO of G24i, Inc. John Gilmore, CEO of Sling Media, Conrad Burke, President and CEO of Innovalight, Inc, Inc., Rory McInerney, Vice President, Intel Corp, and Barry O’Sullivan, Senior Vice President at Cisco. For more information about the ITLG, visit www.itlg.org