Cambridge Semantics Selected as Finalist for MIT Sloan CIO Symposium’s Innovation Showcase

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Cambridge Semantics is One of 10 Finalists for the 2014 Innovation Showcase

The 11th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium has named Cambridge Semantics as one of 10 finalists for the 2014 Innovation Showcase for its Anzo software suite which offers cutting-edge Smart Data solutions that provides both strong value and innovation to enterprise IT. Cambridge Semantics will receive key exposure to many of the world’s most creative and influential IT executives at the Symposium on May 21, 2014.

“We’re honored to be named a finalist for this prestigious award and look forward to participating in the 2014 Innovation Showcase Symposium with our peers and colleagues,” said Lee Feigenbaum, vice president, marketing and technology at Cambridge Semantics.

The Anzo software suite takes advantage of Semantic Web technologies to help organizations find actionable data that enhances market competitiveness and strategic planning while accelerating time-to-revenue.

“We are thrilled to have received such a high number of qualified Innovation Showcase submissions,” said David L. Verrill, executive director of the MIT Center for Digital Business and co-chair of the Innovation Showcase. “Each of the 10 finalists we have chosen represents innovative technologies that have the potential to positively impact growth and help CIOs move their digital enterprises forward successfully.”

After careful consideration, the Innovation Showcase Judges evaluated and selected Cambridge Semantics for this honor based on showing innovation and/or strategic value with potential impact on the top and/or bottom lines.

For a full list of Innovation Showcase finalists visit

The Innovation Showcase will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Kresge courtyard tent on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at MIT in Cambridge, Mass. The complete agenda of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is available at

About Cambridge Semantics
Cambridge Semantics provides the award-winning Anzo software suite, an open platform for building interactive Smart Data solutions. Enterprises face an increasing need to rapidly discover, understand, combine, and act on data from diverse sources both from within and across organizational boundaries. Anzo makes it easy for both IT and end users to deal with this need by rapidly creating solutions that leverage unified access to structured and unstructured data from varied sources in the context of specific business problems.

Cambridge Semantics is privately held and based in Boston, Massachusetts. For more information visit or follow us on Twitter @CamSemantics.

About the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is the premier global event for CIOs and senior IT executives to become better business leaders. In one day, CIOs and senior IT executives receive actionable information that enables them to meet the challenges of today’s changing global economy. The annual event offers a day of interactive learning and thought-provoking discourse on the future of technology, business, and best practices that is not available anywhere else. The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized and developed by a team from the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association and the MIT Center for Digital Business. Visit for more information and registration.

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Editor’s Note:
Journalists interested in a press credentials or speaking with any of the Showcase Innovation finalists should contact Derek Beckwith (; +1 617.331.3567) or Sadie Smith (sadie(at)warnerpr(dot)com; +1 717.298.1865), Warner Communications.

Mike Kilroy/Lora Friedrichsen
Global Results Communications for Cambridge Semantics
(949) 608-0276

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