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David Hershberg, Advantech Wireless & Arabsat Win 2nd Annual Vision Awards Presented At SATCON 2013
Nominations for first annual Vision Awards was open to the public. Companies, products and individuals that received the most nominations were selected to be one of three finalists for the award, from which the Board of Judges comprising leading industry analysts and consultants selected the winner.
Among the finalists honored during the ceremony included Robert Kubbernus, CEO of Signalhorn Trusted Networks and Jorge Villarreal, CEO of Elara Communications for the Visionary Executive of the Year; Newtec’s HUB6000 and ScheduALL’s S5 Transmission Management System for the Innovative Product of the Year; and Iridium and NewSat for the Most Promising Company of the Year.
The Second Annual Vision Awards were presented by Satellite Markets and Research, Application Technology Strategy LLC and SATCON. The awards are given annually during the SATCON exhibition. The criteria for winners include:
Visionary Executive of the Year- Awarded to an outstanding senior executive of a satellite company that demonstrated a keen sense of mission for his company and a forward-looking vision of where his company and the industry is heading.
Most Promising Company of the Year- Awarded to a company that has experienced growth in the markets they serve and demonstrated long-term viability of their enterprise.
Most Innovative Product or Service of the Year – Awarded to a product or service launched during the year that makes a substantial improvement to existing technology or performs a vital service.