SilkRoad Technology CEO Selected as "Executive Of The Year" Finalist

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Andrew J. "Flip" Filipowski announced as one of four finalists by North Carolina Technology Association

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Making North Carolina #1 in Technology and Technology #1 in North Carolina.

Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) October 7, 2009 -- SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading provider of talent management solutions, announced today SilkRoad Chairman, President and CEO, Andrew J. "Flip" Filipowski, is a finalist for "Executive of the Year" in the North Carolina Technology Association's (NCTA) 2009 NCTA 21 Awards. The awards program annually honors companies and individuals from North Carolina's technology industry for excellence in leadership and innovation.

Filipowski is one of four finalists for the category in this year's awards program. Voting will be live on the NCTA website until October 31 and the winner will be announced at the NCTA 21 Awards Gala on November 12 at the Embassy Suites in Cary.

"North Carolina is known for its innovation in technology and to be among the four finalists for 'Executive of the Year' is a great honor," said Filipowski. "We have had an amazing year at SilkRoad with continued customer growth and worldwide expansion, exciting new partnerships, and great product additions to our Life Suite."

SilkRoad's solutions significantly improve talent management for more than 1,000 customers across the globe, cutting millions of dollars in human resources costs with integrated solutions that manage the entire employee life cycle. With its award-winning Life Suite™, SilkRoad assists companies to attract best-fit talent, manage onboarding and employee transitions, maximize employee performance, provide a centralized learning management system, and deliver accurate information with employee intranets and content management systems.

About SilkRoad technology, inc.
SilkRoad technology, inc. provides software as a service (SaaS) solutions that significantly improve the talent within its more than 1000 customers across the globe. Through SilkRoad's Life Suite™, an integrated talent management solution, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture and improve employee tenure. The SilkRoad Life Suite solution set includes: OpenHire™, for recruiting management; RedCarpet™ for employee onboarding and life events; WingSpan™ for flexible employee performance management; GreenLight™ for learning management; Eprise™ for employee intranets and content management and HeartBeat™, core HR, an on-demand Human Resource Management System (HRMS).    

SilkRoad technology is headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC with offices in Bedford, MA; Chicago, IL; Red Bank, NJ; Jacksonville, FL; San Francisco, CA; Edmonton, Canada; Singapore; Sydney, Australia and Hamburg, Germany. More information is available on the Web at or by phone: U.S. toll free at 866-329-3363 or internationally at +1-336-201-5100. Follow SilkRoad technology on Twitter at

About NCTA
The North Carolina Technology Association's mission is "Making North Carolina #1 in Technology and Technology #1 in North Carolina." The organization does this through three main focus areas: executive engagement, public affairs, and enabling member transition to a technology-enabled workforce. For more information, visit our website at


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