As the demands of the PR industry constantly evolve, Vocus continues to research opportunities to enhance our product with the latest technology to maintain a scalable, reliable and innovative platform that meets the need of the PR professional.
Lanham, MD (Vocus) February 12, 2009
Vocus, Inc., (NASDAQ: VOCS) a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management, today announced that CTO Mark Heys has been named one of the D.C. area's Top 10 SmartCTOs by SmartCEO Magazine. According to SmartCEO, the awards program recognizes innovative, trend-setting and visionary technology executives who are making an impact on their company's present and future success.
"I am honored to be selected as one of this year's winners," said Mark Heys, chief technology officer of Vocus, Inc. "As the demands of the PR industry constantly evolve, Vocus continues to research opportunities to enhance our product with the latest technology to maintain a scalable, reliable and innovative platform that meets the need of the PR professional."
The 10 CTO's are profiled in this month's issue of SmartCEO Magazine and represent a variety of industries. Washington SmartCEO is a regional "growing company" publication. The publication serves as a resource of smart ideas to help educate, motivate and inspire Washington's decision-makers.
About Vocus, Inc.
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes to fundamentally change the way they communicate with both the media and the public, optimizing their public relations and increasing their ability to measure its impact. Our on-demand software addresses the critical functions of public relations including media relations, news distribution and news monitoring. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a secure, scalable application and system architecture, which allows our customers to eliminate expensive up-front hardware and software costs and to quickly deploy and adopt our on-demand software. Vocus is used by more than 3,300 organizations worldwide and is available in seven languages. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information please visit http://www.vocus.com or call 800.345.5572.
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