openPR Logo
Press release

Technology Association of Georgia Announces IntercontinentalExchange Founder, Chairman and CEO Jeffrey C. Sprecher as Keynote Speaker for 2011 Excalibur Awards

07-14-2011 09:26 AM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

Press release from: TAG think

Award-winning entrepreneur to share experiences of building the innovative, Georgia-based global market operator

ATLANTA (July 12, 2011) –The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) today announced that Jeffrey C. Sprecher, founder, chairman and CEO of IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) will serve as keynote speaker at the seventh annual Excalibur Awards. He will share his insights about creating one of the country’s fastest growing companies. The event will be held October 21, 2011, at 7:30 a.m. at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel, 2450 Galleria Parkway Atlanta, GA 30339.

ICE is a leading operator of regulated futures exchanges and over-the-counter markets for agricultural, credit, currency, emissions, energy and equity index contracts. Its futures markets host trade in half of the world's crude and refined oil futures. ICE also is a leading operator of central clearing services for the futures and over-the-counter markets, with five regulated clearing houses across North America and Europe. Under Sprecher’s leadership, ICE grew from an entrepreneurial vision to provide more market transparency and has become a leading global exchange, with over 950 employees and serving customers in more than 70 countries.

“ICE is the perfect example of why Georgia is a global leader in financial technology,” said Tino Mantella, president and CEO of TAG. “With its worldwide headquarters in Atlanta, and one-third of ICE’s employees located here, Sprecher’s cultivation of local talent and vision for creating innovative global market solutions demonstrates the leadership and resources we have here in financial technology.”

Sprecher has achieved several accomplishments, including a designation as one of the 25 most influential people of 2010 by Futures magazine. Also, in 2010 the company was named as the fastest growing company in the Financial Services category by Fortune magazine. ICE shortlisted for Financial Times’2011 ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards in the Agents of Change category, along with Facebook and Apple. Sprecher was selected as a finalist in Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year program in 2002 and by MarketWatch as one of five finalists in the "MarketWatch CEO of the Year" program in 2006.

Earlier this week Georgia Governor Nathan Deal praised the state’s reputation as a financial technology hub; Georgia companies in this sector generate more than $34 billion in revenue each year. To learn more about where Georgia leads, search #WhereGAleads on www.twitter.com or visit www.wheregeorgialeads.com.

The Excalibur Awards recognize Georgia’s technology-enabled companies that demonstrate exemplary competency in using technology to excel in their industry.The deadline for submitting nominations, which are welcome from all industries, is September 16, 2011. To nominate a company, visit http://www.tagonline.org/excnomination.php. Last year’s winners included City of Marietta and Tech Exec Networks, Inc., InterContinental Hotels Group, Darton College and NCR.

Press Release Services By Vayu Media

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 13,000 members and hosting over 170 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 30 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at www.TAGthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.

Technology Association of Georgia
75 Fifth Street NW Suite 730
Becky Biggs
Becky@tagonline.org
(404) 920-2008

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Technology Association of Georgia Announces IntercontinentalExchange Founder, Chairman and CEO Jeffrey C. Sprecher as Keynote Speaker for 2011 Excalibur Awards here

News-ID: 183415 • Views: 875

More Releases from TAG think

Finalists Named for the 2011 TAG Excalibur Awards
Companies were selected for demonstrating exemplary use of technology to enhance their businesses ATLANTA (October 5, 2011) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, in collaboration with its Business and Technology Alliance society (B&TA), today announced the finalists for the 2011 TAG Excalibur Awards. The winning companies will be recognized in one of five categories: small
Lauren Jones Named TAG’s Director of Membership and Corporate Events
Technology Association of Georgia Enhances Membership Team with New Hire ATLANTA (August 29, 2011) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced it has named Lauren Jones as the director of membership and corporate events. In this role, Jones will support the continued growth of TAG programs and is responsible of the strategic direction and
TAG FinTech Announces Date for FinTech Georgia 2011
Second Annual Symposium Includes Discussions on Monetizing Financial Data and the Impact of Regulations on Payments ATLANTA (September 6, 2011) – TAG FinTech, a society of Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), announced that FinTech Georgia 2011 will be held November 16 from 10:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton, Buckhead. The second annual symposium will showcase some of the leading financial and payment industry executives discussing the future of technology,
TAG FinTech Announces Date for FinTech Georgia 2011
Second Annual Symposium Includes Discussions on Monetizing Financial Data and the Impact of Regulations on Payments ATLANTA (September 6, 2011) – TAG FinTech, a society of Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), announced that FinTech Georgia 2011 will be held November 16 from 10:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton, Buckhead. The second annual symposium will showcase some of the leading financial and payment industry executives discussing the future of technology,

All 5 Releases


More Releases for Georgia

Georgia. Art for Architecture
Soviet Modernist Mosaics from 1960 to 1990 While buildings in the style of Soviet modernism in Georgia have received global recognition for several decades, the artworks created for architecture during this period – monumental, decorative mosaics – are still waiting to be discovered and appreciated internationally. These glorious, colourful mosaics were, and still are, an independent yet inseparable part of the architecture in Georgia. They express the function of the respective
Georgia Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market - Caucasus Online, Georgia Online, …
"The Latest Research Report Georgia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. - MarketResearchReports.biz" In recent years telecommunications has become one of the fastest growing sectors in the Georgian economy, with telecom services accounting for between 5% and 7% of GDP. Mobile penetration stood at 129% in early 2018. Growth in mobile broadband has
GEORGIA BANKERS ASSOCIATION ENDORSES VALUATION MANAGEMENT GROUP
The Georgia Bankers Association (GBA), through its subsidiary, GBA Services Inc., announces the endorsement of Valuation Management Group (VMG), as its preferred vendor of appraisal management services. Founded in 2006 by President and CEO Vicky Thompson, VMG is a Georgia-based nationwide commercial and residential appraisal management company that serves Community Banks, Mortgage Bankers and Investors. “High-quality outside appraisal management services are a priority for many banks,” said Robert D. Heath, president
Spa and Salon Advertiser Georgia Launched New Website for Georgia Spa and Salon …
Spa and Salon Advertiser Georgia Launched New Website for Georgia Spa and Salon Industry Georgia’s premier website for spa and salons industry, Spa and Salon Advertiser announced that it has recently launched a new website to better serve Georgia spa and salon industry. Cartersville, GA, May 24, 2011 – Spa and Salon Advertiser, Georgia's spa and salons specialized web site announced the launch of its New Site (http://www.spaandsalonadvertiser.com/ ) for the Georgia
Technology Association of Georgia Launches Contractor Marketplace™
Cloud-Based Solution Transforms the Way Companies Source and Manage Contractors ATLANTA – March 29, 2011 – Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) has partnered with Georgia-based TALENThire to launch a breakthrough, cloud-based contractor marketplace solution. The TAG Contractor Marketplace will meet TAG’s goal of providing service to members who seek more efficient processes to find top talent to fuel their growth. The solution empowers businesses to easily source contract labor and to
Vadosta Georgia Paranormal Investigation
The Center for the Advancement of Paranormal Research is searching for the answers to the unexplained. After the launch of a brand new website and many organizational changes CAPR is better then ever. CAPR is not a group or a club in the sense that you see most of the time now. They are serious researchers that are dedicated to the scientific study of paranormal occurrences and activity. They have