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NJTC’s CEO of the Year Awards- Stephen S. Tang, PhD named CEO of the Year -Not-for-Profit

The New Jersey Technology Council’s (NJTC) Executive Leadership Summit was held on October 25, 2012. This annual event, for C-level technology executives, assembled New Jersey’s best and brightest high-tech and life science executives for insightful discussions, engaging and successful speakers and practical advice for managing a more profitable company. Topics ranged from preparing for acquisitions to managing costs to creating value through marketing and human capital.

During the event, the NJTC named CEO of the Year in three areas: Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit. Here are the finalists and winner for each category:

CEO of the Year -Public
Winner: Simon F. Nynens, Chairman, President & CEO, Wayside Technology Group.
Finalists: Ralph Izzo, Chairman, President & CEO, PSEG and Francois Nader, MD, President & CEO, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

CEO of the Year -Private Company
Winner: Saki Dodelson, Founder, President & CEO, Achieve3000.
Finalists: Flint A. Lane, CEO & President, Billtrust and Jiren Parikh, President & CEO, Snap MyLife, Inc.

CEO of the Year -Not-for-Profit
Winner: Stephen S. Tang, PhD, President & CEO, University City Science Center.
Finalists: Joel Bloom, EdD, President, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Patricia C. Donohue, PhD, President, Mercer County Community College.

Congratulations to all the CEOs for facing the tough issues in today’s highly competitive and ever-changing business environment.

About the New Jersey Technology Council
The New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) provides business support, networking opportunities, information, advocacy, and recognition of technology companies and their leaders. Founded in 1996, NJTC’s member companies work together to support their own enterprises while advancing New Jersey’s status as a leading technology center in the United States.

The NJTC offers its member companies access to networking, financing resources, expertise and more. A private, not-for-profit membership organization, the NJTC fosters and grows a vibrant entrepreneurial spirit and nurtures a community where great ideas take flight.

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