|[November 14, 2012]
AirWatch CEO Named 2012 ATP of the Year by the Association of Telecommunications Professionals
ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--
the global leader and innovator in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM),
announced today that the Association of Telecommunications Professionals
(ATP) named John Marshall (News - Alert), CEO of AirWatch, as the 2012 ATP of the Year.
AirWatch was also recognized as a technology service provider finalist.
"The 2012 ATP Awards Gala was a huge success and just a great time,"
said Gary Humphrey, Senior Account Executive at Prosys, Director of
Sponsorships at ATP (News - Alert) and Chair of the 2012 ATP Awards Gala. "This year,
we recognized and celebrated under the theme of 'Transformation'. Each
of our winners, especially, John Marshall, CEO and founder of AirWatch (News - Alert),
exemplify transformation as leaders and with their innovative
contributions to Georgia's communications and technology industry."
ATP is a non-profit organization that provides business development and
promotes thought leadership, innovation and excellence within the
communications technology industry. The annual ATP Awards Gala
recognizes individuals and organizations for their contributions to the
industry and community.
"This important recognition is a reflection of the hard work and
dedication from the entire AirWatch team over the past nine years," said
John Marshall, founder and CEO, AirWatch. "We're honored that ATP
acknowledged AirWatc for simplifying enterprise mobility. Our success
is a testament to the talent we've recruited and cultivated, which is
how we've been able to maintain our focus while growing so rapidly."
Marshall founded AirWatch in 2003, serves as CEO and drives the
company's strategy and operations. Through his leadership, AirWatch has
grown to more than 4,500 customers and 850 employees in 47 countries,
making it the largest mobile device management provider in the world.
Prior to AirWatch, Marshall held senior leadership positions at Celarix
and Manhattan Associates (News - Alert).
A full list of ATP award winners will be published at www.atpconnect.org.
AirWatch is the global leader in mobile device security and management
(MDM) systems, and, with 850 associates, is more than twice the size of
any other MDM company. Having no outside capital, AirWatch is
predominately funded by operating cash flow, resulting in an estimated
install base four to five times larger than any other MDM provider. The
largest customer base, combined with the largest research and
development team in the industry, allows AirWatch to provide the
broadest functionality at the lowest cost. This, combined with our
scalable high-availability architecture, results in virtually every
mobility project with more than 20,000 devices being managed by
AirWatch. Examples of this market leadership include the top three
companies in the Fortune 500 and eight of the top 10 retailers in the
The Association of Telecommunications Professionals (ATP) is a
volunteer, non-profit industry association enabling communications and
technology professionals to connect. The mission of the organization is
to provide professional networking and leadership development
opportunities, industry and thought leadership education, and
recognition of excellence and achievement in support of promoting
Georgia as a global leader and hub in communications technology. ATP,
through its annual ATP Awards Gala, promotes Georgia as a center of
excellence for leadership, innovation, and achievement in the
communications and technology industry. Now in its ninth year, the
annual ATP Awards Gala continues to grow in visibility and participation
each year. ATP was founded in 2000. For more information, please visit
the website at www.atpconnect.org.
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