CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr Hilton Goldstein, CEO and Chief Architect of Hilton Software, was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award for Executive of the Year in the Aerospace & Defense category in the 15th Annual American Business Awards today. Dr Goldstein also won Silver Stevie® Awards in the "Tech Innovator of the Year – Software" and "Executive of the Year - Computer Software - Up to 500 Employees categories."
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the USA are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, June 20.
More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others.
Dr Goldstein combined his passion of flying with his systems architectural talent to build a software company focused on innovation and safety. In March 2017, Hilton Software won a $17M contract to develop multi-platform software solutions and provide data services to the United States Department of Defense as well as civilian agencies such as the Federal Aviation Administration, and Government Foreign Partners. Hilton Software continues its legacy by hiring the best-of-the-best people to drive its technology innovation. The judges' comments include "Great products and outstanding culture.", "Dr. Goldstein is a true visionary executive. The software he created is saving time, money and making people safer. This is an outstanding achievement." and "Dr. Goldstein has delivered innovation and solid performance for the company to transform the company and the market."
More than 190 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.
"Each year the judges find the quality and variety of the nominations to be greater than the year before. The 2017 competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.
Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2017 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
About Hilton Software
Headquartered in Coral Springs, Florida, Hilton Software is the market-leader in the development of multi-platform mobile aviation solutions for General Aviation, Commercial Aviation, and Military operations. Hilton Software is a United States Department of Defense prime contractor.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.
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