WhichBox Media CEO Nominated for MTBC "Tech Titan" Award
METROPLEX TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS COUNCIL NAMES BETTINA BENNETT 10th ANNUAL TECH TITANS AWARDS FINALIST
August 5, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DALLAS, TEXAS -- Bettina Bennett, CEO and Chief Maverick of WhichBox Media was named a finalist for the Tech Titan Emerging CEO award, by the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), the largest technology trade organization in Texas.
This year marks the 10th Annual Tech Titans and Titan Fast Tech awards, recognizing outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made significant contributions to the industry during the past year.
Bennett’s company launched its award-winning, next generation online publishing platform, whichbox™, into private beta in 2009. By February 2010, whichbox™ was awarded a 2010 OnMedia 100 Award for its “game-changing and disruptive” technology. Past recipients of this honor include Facebook, Meebo, Hulu, Brightcove, Shutterfly and others. In March, WhichBox Media was selected to be a featured presenter at the 2010 World’s Best Technologies conference, and in June was chosen by youngStartup as a 2010 Top Innovator at the New York Venture Summit.
“We're passionate about what we are doing at WhichBox Media, and I am honored about the nomination and to be a finalist for this prestigious award. I am excited as it coincides with our emergence from a closed private beta to a public beta phase and with WhichBox Media's second anniversary!"
The Tech Titans Award winners will be revealed at the Tech Titans Awards gala event, to be held at the Renaissance Hotel Dallas-Richardson in Richardson, Texas, on Friday, August 27, 2010. More information about the event is available at www.metroplextbc.org/techtitans
“The Tech Titans and Titan Fast Tech Awards provide the premier recognition of fast-growing, highly innovative companies that contribute to the vibrancy of the North Texas economy and make our region an exciting place to live and work,” said Cindi Keith, partner/technology marketing industry leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and co-chair of the MTBC’s Tech Titans steering committee. “We look forward to showcasing the true leaders in our industry and celebrating their hard work and creativity.”
About WhichBox Media
WhichBox Media is an online publishing technology company.
Its proprietary, integrated and turnkey whichbox™ platform combines next generation content management, with all-media content creation solutions, social networking, social media and user generated content capabilities, as well as multi domain content syndication, distribution and monetization tools.
Built for publishers, media companies and brands, whichbox™ is delivered as SaaS (Software as a Service), and is designed to simplify the lives of struggling online content owners, allowing them to refocus on their core value – their content – while engaging their audience and monetizing that relationship. WhichBox Media was founded by women entrepreneurs in August, 2008.
About the Tech Titans Awards
The Tech Titans Awards were launched in 2001 by the Metroplex Technology Business Council, North Texas’ most comprehensive organization supporting technology.
The prestigious annual contest recognizes outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made contributions during the past year locally, as well as to the technology industry overall.
The Tech Titans committee is a group of dedicated volunteers who organize the awards ceremony each year, and judges for the contest are drawn from a variety of disciplines in technology, leaders in the DFW area and past winners.
For more information, visit www.metroplextbc.org/techtitans
About The MTBC
Founded in 1994, the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC) is a non-profit organization composed of approximately 300 members that include technology businesses and providers from across the DFW Metroplex.
The MTBC produces numerous events, including monthly Management Luncheons, Technical Luncheons, RFID Special Interest Group events, CEO Forums, Tech Week in Austin and the annual Tech Titans Awards and Fast Tech event.