The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI), the statewide voice for Iowa’s technology industry, announced yesterday at the Prometheus Awards Presented by LWBJ, the 2018 award winners. The Prometheus Awards recognize innovative companies and individuals impacting Iowa’s $11 billion technology industry which employs over 88,000 workers.
“The Prometheus Awards is the most prestigious recognition for Iowa’s technology industry and brings together leaders from the tech community to celebrate the year’s most momentous innovations,” said Brian Waller, President of TAI. “The 2018 award winners epitomize the great talent, companies and communities in Iowa and further solidify Iowa’s reputation as a technology state,” Waller continued.
2018 Software Company of the Year: GlobalVetLINK
In 1999, GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) was founded to streamline communication in the animal health industry with a web-based software solution, however GlobalVetLINK’s vision quickly expanded to be the world’s most trusted, secured and independent repository of animal health data. Investing in an improved platform and broadening the company’s product portfolio over the past five years, GVL is focused on building a system that will allow the company to better serve the animal health industry with plenty of room for technological growth.
“GlobalVetLINK is humbled to stand in the company of fellow Prometheus finalists and winners, as well as those companies helping grow innovation through technology in the Silicon Prairie,” said Cliff Smith, GlobalVetLINK CEO. “It is an honor to be a part of a team that is knowledgeable and driven to serve the animal health industry and to have our customers, as well as our peers recognize the great work our team is doing.”
GlobalVetLINK now has six Prometheus Awards, including:
- 2018 Software Company of the Year
- 2017 Technology Company of the Year Small/Medium
- 2017 Ag Technology Company of the Year
- 2014 Technology Company of the Year Small/Medium
- 2009 Software Company of the Year
- 2007 Garage Entrepreneur of the Year (Kevin Maher)
In a press release announcing the 2018 finalists, TAI shared this year’s finalists represent the most diverse and competitive pool to date.