MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Selects Finalists for 2017Innovation Showcase
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 14th annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium today announced the 10 Finalists for its 2017 Innovation Showcase. The selected companies have developed cutting edge solutions that provide both strong value and innovation to digital enterprises now and in the future. The Finalists will receive key exposure to many of the world's most creative and influential IT executives at the Symposium on May 24, 2017.
After careful consideration, the Innovation Showcase judges chose these 10 companies because they:
"It is with great honor that we recognize these 10 companies for our 2017 Innovation Showcase," said Anton Teodorescu, Co-Chair of the Innovation Showcase. "The Symposium provides an opportune environment for these early-stage companies to form valuable partnerships with CIOs and a platform to demonstrate their technologies that are building the digital enterprise."
The 10 Innovation Showcase Finalists for 2017 are:
Multiple past Innovation Showcase winners have achieved significant success, being acquired by leading companies: CloudSwitch (2010 Finalist) was acquired by Verizon; Desktone (2012 Finalist) was acquired by VMware; Rypple (2011 Finalist) was acquired by Salesforce.com; and Yammer (2010 Finalist) was acquired by Microsoft for $1.2 billion, among others. Just this month, Okta (2010 Finalist) celebrated its IPO, valued at over $2 billion.
The Innovation Showcase will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Kresge courtyard tent on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at MIT in Cambridge, MA. The full agenda for the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is available at www.mitcio.com/agenda.
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