NASHUA, N.H., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ektron, the company that empowers organizations to fully realize their websites' marketing and revenue-generating potential, today announced the Ektron Most Valuable Professional (MVP) program. Modeled after the industry-leading Microsoft MVP program, Ektron Most Valuable Professionals will be recognized by Ektron for their technical savvy, contributions to the Ektron community, and willingness to innovate for customer and partner success.
"At Microsoft, we believe recognition of community contributions and meaningful involvement with community influencers leads to better products, services, and user experiences," said Corey Artherholt, group manager, Microsoft MVP Program.
Recently named as Ektron Most Valuable Professionals were Ken McAndrew of C-SPAN; Jon Binnie of Realise Digital; James Coleman of iCrossing; Chris Osterhout of WSOL; and Chris Jacques of Johnson & Wales University. Among other benefits, recipients of Ektron MVP status will receive:
- Invitation to the Ektron MVP Technology Summit, providing attendees with deep insight into Ektron's product roadmap, and the opportunity to engage face-to-face with Ektron's most influential and senior technologists.
- Access to exclusive communication channels for dialogue with Ektron engineers and architects as well as fellow MVPs.
- MVP priority at Ektron events, such as Ektron Synergy and Ektron Developer Meet-ups.
"An Ektron MVP is not only adept at creating powerful web solutions, but also committed to sharing knowledge with the Ektron Developer Community through various social channels," said Ektron Chief Evangelist, Bill Cava. "Nominees for the Ektron MVP program are chosen through their participation in the Ektron community, including public forums, newsgroups, third-party websites, user groups, event speakers, Web boards, blogs, social media sites, and wikis."
To nominate yourself or someone you know to be considered for Ektron MVP status, apply for the Ektron Inner Circle at http://www.ektron.com/community/nominate/ and outline how your nomination supports the Ektron community. Successful candidates will be contacted by a member of the Ektron MVP program team.
Ektron simplifies the creation, management and delivery of digital experiences for global organizations that are looking to drive revenue growth and improve customer satisfaction. Ektron helps companies deliver customer experiences to their audiences through digital channels by using content to engage consumers and drive business outcomes. Headquartered in Nashua, N.H., with offices in Australia, Canada and the U.K., Ektron has thousands of customers including: Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, Las Vegas Sands, Microsoft, NASDAQ and National Health Services UK. For more information: www.ektron.com.
SOURCE Ektron Inc.