March 20, 2013
NexTraq Named a TAG Top 40 Innovative Technology Company
Technology Association of Georgia Honors 40 Companies for Innovation and Contributions to the State’s Technology Community
ATLANTA (March 20, 2013) – 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 NexTraq as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2013 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 20, 2013, 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 2013 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 2013 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 90 applications submitted by companies from across Georgia. Companies selected for the "Top 40" will be showcased in an exhibition at The 2013 Georgia Technology Summit.
“Our ninth year of the Top 40 was an overwhelming success, based on the number of truly innovative companies that participated in the competition," said Dennis Zakas, a partner and founder of Zakas & Leonard, LLP, Chair of Group Office Buys, LLC, and chairperson of the Top 40 Selection Committee. "The Top 40 winners demonstrate the depth and breadth of Georgia's technology community.”
As a leading GPS fleet and asset tracking company, NexTraq® provides the most comprehensive and reliable fleet management solution in the telematics industry. NexTraq’s easy-to-use, cloud-based solution provides service and distribution businesses with valuable insight into where employees, vehicles and assets are located 24/7. Equipped with more than 40 reports and 25 real-time alerts, dispatching and scheduling capabilities and a mobile app for both iOS and Android, the NexTraq solution helps increase revenue, reduce costs and optimize fleet operations, making it the solution of choice for fleet management.
Mike Scarbrough, CEO of NexTraq, said, “We are truly honored to be selected by TAG as a Top 40 Innovative Technology Company. NexTraq prides itself on forward thinking innovations and this year we are proud to have introduced three industry leading advances with the NexTraq Connect™ mobile app, the NexTraq Job Schedule Board and NexTraq DriveGuard™. With these industry leading innovations, our customers will be able to better manage their fleet operations, improving overall efficiency.”
The 2013 Georgia Technology Summit is expected to draw a crowd of more than 1,000 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/georgia-technology-summit.php. Follow the conversation on Twitter through #TAGGTS.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 18,500 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 32 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, influence and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at www.TAGthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.
Established in 2000, NexTraq® provides the most advanced GPS fleet tracking and fleet management technology in the telematics industry. NexTraq offers an innovative and cost-effective solution that helps service and distribution businesses efficiently manage their day-to-day fleet related activities while reducing operational costs and increasing revenue. Based in Atlanta, NexTraq customers achieve ROI in as little as one month. For more information, please visit www.nextraq.com.