Northern Virginia Technology Council Hosts Destination Innovation on April 2 Event to feature keynote remarks by Michael Chasen and Carly Fiorina

HERNDON, Va., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Technology Innovations Committee, in partnership with Capital Business, will host Destination Innovation on April 2 at The Washington Post headquarters in downtown D.C. The event highlights technology advancements emerging from our region through an exhibition, networking, industry speakers and innovation pitches. During the event, SocialRadar's Michael Chasen and former HP CEO Carly Fiorina will share remarks on innovation and technology development.

In addition, 16 companies, selected via online voting on the Capital Business website, will each be giving a two minute pitch about their innovative technology, including why it is disruptive and how it solves a real-world problem. Event attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite company in each category (social, commerce, government and security). The top two companies from each category will move on to the final round, during which they will compete head-to-head answering questions from a panel of industry judges.

The following 16 companies have been selected to compete in four categories:

Social

Government

Deltek

Infosys CloudEcosystem Hub

Infosys ReachOut

LMI

LynxFit by Byte an Atom Research

Octant

Three Wire Systems LLC

Unisys



Commerce

Security

Homesnap

Applied Communication Sciences (ACS)

ICF International

Cyber Squared Inc.

Nxtbook Media Inc.

Key Cybersecurity Inc.

RealNetworks   

Salient Federal Solutions

Final Round Judges:
Gerald Gordon, President and CEO, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority 
Matthew Koll, President and Co-Founder, 410 Labs 
Rose Wang, Founder and CEO, Binary Group Inc.

DATE:                      April 2, 2014

TIME:                       1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Registration and Networking
                                2:30 - 6:30 p.m. Program

LOCATION:              The Washington Post
                               1150 15th Street NW
                                Washington, DC

To learn more about Destination Innovation, visit http://www.nvtc.org/events/geteventinfo.php?event=TECH-14

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 and organizations, including businesses from all sectors of the technology industry, service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 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.

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