BURLINGTON, Massachusetts – September 12, 2014 – Acquia, the digital business company, today announced that its co-founder Dries Buytaert was named CTO of the Year at the 2014 MassTLC Leadership Awards, hosted by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council. Acquia led all companies with four finalists at this year’s awards, including Tom Erickson for CEO of the Year; Tim Bertrand, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Acquia, for Emerging Executive of the Year; and Acquia Lift for Most Innovative Technology in the Sales and Marketing category. In 2012, Acquia was named MassTLC Awards Private Company of the Year.
The awards showcase the depth and breadth of the Commonwealth’s vibrant technology ecosystem. Award winners were chosen from among nearly 300 nominees representing the best of the region’s tech industry. The CTO of the Year Award recognizes the one technology leader in the community who developed innovative technologies, supported measured successes for their company, and provided continued support to clients and partners.
“The MassTLC Awards celebrate the amazing work and innovation that’s happening across Massachusetts. It’s an honor to be recognized among the technology leaders in a state renowned for its legacy of excellence in technology, and this award is a testament to our team’s collective achievement,” Buytaert said. “Acquia is helping global enterprises deliver more contextually relevant, integrated digital experiences, driven by better website personalization and commerce.”