Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ), a global provider of unified IP business communications software and services, was honored this week with TechPoint’s Tech Company of the Year Mira Award; the company’s founder and CEO received the Trailblazer in Technology Award.
TechPoint, Indiana’s technology growth initiative, convened an independent panel of subject matter experts who selected Interactive Intelligence for the Tech Company of the Year Award based on its innovative technologies and services, which help businesses lower costs, increase productivity and improve customer service.
“Interactive Intelligence is deploying unified global telephony and communications solutions that have significant impact on a customer’s culture and bottom line – in some instances, helping customers realize $1 million in cost savings,” said TechPoint CEO, Michael Langellier. “For this, Interactive Intelligence is most deserving of our Tech Company of the Year Award.”
Interactive Intelligence founder and CEO, Dr. Donald Brown, was honored with TechPoint’s Trailblazer in Technology Award for his vision and efforts in advancing technology, which have made a lasting and significant impact on Indiana.
“Don’s numerous accomplishments – from starting three successful software companies here in Indiana, to serving as mentor and providing financial support to other local technology entrepreneurs – make him a true trailblazer,” Langellier said.
This year’s Mira Awards had a record 91 finalists being evaluated across 14 award categories. Winners were selected by an expert panel of 39 judges. The panel included serial entrepreneurs, CEOs, CIOs, CMOs, professors, attorneys, and other business and technology leaders.
Interactive Intelligence was honored with its awards Saturday, April 20 at the Mira Awards gala, presented by BKD CPAs & Advisors at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis.
A complete list of the 2013 TechPoint Mira Award winners is available at www.techpoint.org.
TechPoint is Indiana’s statewide technology initiative focused on growing Indiana’s tech sector by promoting the successes of technology companies and professionals; supporting the formation of capital, expansion and attraction of technology companies; and advocating appropriate public policy. For more information, please visit www.techpoint.org.
About Interactive Intelligence
Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) is a global provider of contact center automation, unified communications, and business process automation software and services. The company’s unified IP business communications solutions, which can be deployed on-premises or via the cloud, are ideal for industries such as financial services, insurance, outsourcers, collections, and utilities. Interactive Intelligence was founded in 1994 and has more than 5,000 customers worldwide. The company is among Forbes Magazine’s 2011 Best Small Companies in America and Software Magazine’s 2012 Top 500 Global Software and Service Providers. It employs approximately 1,400 people and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. The company has offices throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Interactive Intelligence can be reached at +1 317.872.3000 or firstname.lastname@example.org; on the Net: www.inin.com.
This release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are described in the company's SEC filings.
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Christine Holley, Senior Director of Market Communications, +1 317-715-8220
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