(PRWEB) November 18, 2013
Livefyre, provider of the leading real-time conversation and social curation platform, today announced that it has been named the 2013 Corporate IT Software Company of the Year as part of the World Technology Awards.
Held during the World Technology Network’s Annual Summit, the World Technology Awards recognize individuals and companies whose innovative contributions to their field are shaping the future of the industry. Livefyre was one of eight finalists in the Corporate IT Software Category and was named the winner above other finalists including Dropbox, GenoSpace, Percolate Industries, SanDisk, SiSense, Splunk, and Terracotta.
“This has been an incredible year for Livefyre and we are honored to be recognized by the World Technology Network for our achievements,” said Jordan Kretchmer, founder and CEO of Livefyre. “We are transforming the way that people interact with brands on the web and our real-time platform makes it easy for large enterprises to manage billions of real-time conversations a month, making their websites, mobile apps, and ads just as engaging as a social network.”
Other winners of 2013 World Technology Awards include Tesla Motors (Energy), IBM (Health and Medicine), Kiva Systems (IT Hardware), Eric Schmidt & Jared Cohen with Google (Media and Journalism), and Julian Paul Assange with Wikileaks (Policy).
The Awards were held on Friday, November 15th at the Time and Life Building in New York.
With this win, Livefyre will now be inducted as a member of the World Technology Network, which includes more than 1,000 members from over 60 countries around the world.
Livefyre helps companies engage consumers through a combination of real-time conversation, social curation and social advertising. With Livefyre's social CMS, brands can integrate real-time social content into their websites, mobile apps, advertisements and television broadcasts to increase viewer engagement, boost website traffic and drive revenue. As the fourth largest network online, Livefyre is powering real-time social experiences for over 550 leading brands including American Idol, AOL, Bravo, CBS, Conde Nast, Cox Media Group, Dow Jones/WSJ, FOX Sports, Mashable, NASCAR, Showtime, Sony Playstation, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times and Universal Music Group. Livefyre also acquired social storytelling platform Storify in September 2013.
Founded in 2009 with offices in San Francisco, New York and London, Livefyre was named one of the best places to work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and 2013 Corporate IT Software Company of the year by the World Technology Network. For more information, visit http://www.livefyre.com or follow us Twitter and Instagram at @livefyre or @storify.