Louisville, CO (PRWEB) October 10, 2007
Lijit Networks, Inc. has been chosen as one of the most innovative technology companies in Colorado and will be part of the annual CSIA DEMOgala Showcase on Thursday, October 11, 2007 in Denver, Colorado. At this same event, Tim Armstrong, President, Advertising and Commerce, North America for Google, will be the keynote speaker.
The third-annual CSIA DEMOgala is a full day of Colorado technology innovation, 20-session conference, and a series of events focused on discussions for nearly 1,000 leaders from Colorado's advanced technology industry, culminating with the keynote talk by Armstrong. CSIA DEMOgala is one of the key initiatives created by CSIA, the premiere IT association in Colorado, to increase awareness, showcase innovation in the state, and create business connections for Colorado technology companies.
"Lijit was chosen because of their innovation, technology, and prowess in an industry that's highly competitive across the world," said Su Hawk, President of CSIA. "They were selected from more than 150 nominees from across the state, and we are very proud that Lijit is part of the innovative leadership in Colorado. We are honored that they will be demonstrating their service in front of the technology community on October 11," she added.
Lijit was recognized for its search service, which allows readers to search blog publishers' posts, bookmarks, blogroll, and more from a widget placed on the publisher's property. In return, publishers receive detailed statistics, which help them better understand and serve their reader community. "We are proud to be considered as one of Colorado's top innovative companies," said Todd Vernon, CEO. "Our service has seen great success over the past year and being chosen to participate in DEMOgala is fantastic recognition of our team's achievements."
Since DEMOgala's inception, more than 100 companies have been selected in the showcase. This year's showcase includes: Acadium, AFComponents, Applied Intelligence Solutions, Associated Content, AWhere, Colorado FIRST Robotics Team, concept3D, Countermind, CSU Robotics Team, Developing Minds Software, DSST Robotics Team, EffectiveUI, EventVue, GoFast/Jet Pack International, Groople, Idol Minds, Kerpoof, Lijit, madKast, MapQuest, Me.dium, Mocapay, myDIALS, OmniBus Systems, OpenWorld Learning, Plasmon, Rebit, Retul, Secure64, Sentegra, Spatial Corporation, Tensegrity Prosthetics, VideoBloom, and Villij.
The 2007 CSIA DEMOgala is the third annual celebration of the best and brightest technology innovations that Colorado has to offer. DEMOgala draws more than 900 key technology professionals, government leaders, business leaders, venture capitalists, investment bankers, and market influencers. The event was begun in 2005 to showcase Colorado technology, and create a forum for discussion, connections, and advocacy on behalf of the state's technology industry, including IT/software as well as aerospace, GPS, robotics, and more.
2007 CSIA DEMOgala sponsors are: IHS, Hein & Associates, TEKSystems, MWH, Canada, Cooley/Godward/Kronish, KPMG, ViaWest, HP, Holland & Hart, ProtoTest, The Ash Group, Richmond American Homes, and Townsend and Townsend and Crew, LLP. Registration information to attend the CSIA DEMOgala can be found at http://www.csiaonline.com or by calling CSIA's main offices at 303.592.4070. CSIA member companies receive a discount for all employees.
About Lijit Networks, Inc.:
Lijit Networks, Inc. was incorporated in June 2006. The Lijit service was developed to search people, their content, and connections in order to deliver search results with unprecedented relevance. The company is led by Todd Vernon, CEO. Vernon, a founder and former CTO of Raindance Communications, brings to the team his management experience in the high-tech sector and enthusiasm for leading-edge web technologies. Stan James, founder and CTO of Lijit, brings years of research in social trust and a portfolio of intellectual property in the space. http://www.lijit.com
CSIA is the leader on behalf of the software and information technology industry in Colorado, providing connections, insight, advocacy, and competitive edge programs and services to help technology companies succeed and prosper. Since 1994, CSIA has been involved in legislative issues and public policy to represent the technology industry in Colorado, and has provided a number of annual programs, events and connections to connect technology professionals and support business success. CSIA's activities are funded solely by members and sponsors, and any technology company or IT department is invited to join the organization. CSIA represents more than 750 technology companies directly, and represents the more than 3,000 IT companies in the state. http://www.csiaonline.com