John Burton to Receive Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Award at the Northern Virginia Technology Council 2013 Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards 17th Annual Awards Recognize Regional CFOs and Financiers for Excellence

HERNDON, Va., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is pleased to announce that John Burton, co-founder and managing general partner of Updata Partners, will receive the Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Award at the 2013 Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards on May 29. The award recognizes the recipient's extraordinary contributions to the Greater Washington region's technology business community during the course of his or her career.

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Burton's experience in information technology spans three decades as a senior executive of high-growth private and public companies. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, having executed more than 25 in operating roles and in board-level and advisory capacities, and has served on the boards of several publicly held companies. Burton was a founding member of NVTC and was previously awarded the Financier of the Year Award at the 2002 NVTC CFO Awards.

Now in its 17th year, the 2013 Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards recognize chief financial officers and financiers for extraordinary achievement and excellence in promoting the development of the Greater Washington region's technology community. In addition to the Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Award, the NVTC-produced awards program honors individuals in the following categories: Public Company CFO of the Year, Private Company CFO of the Year, Emerging Growth CFO of the Year and Financier of the Year Award. Winners will be announced at the awards banquet on May 29, 2013, at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va.

These awards are a joint endeavor of Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the chairmanship of the event is rotated among the four accounting firms. The chairman of this year's awards program is Gina Gin, a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

To learn more or to register for the Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards Banquet, visit http://www.nvtc.org/events/geteventinfo.php?event=CFOAWD10.

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at www.nvtc.org.

SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council



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