Company Receives Finalist Recognition for CFO of the Year, CTO of the Year and Most Innovative in Social Media, Networking or Collaboration
QUEBEC, Montreal, August 21, 2013 – (via Accesswire) – Wajam, Inc. has been recognized as a finalist in the Annual 2013 Golden Bridge Awards for its innovations in social media and its executive leadership. Wajam CTO Andre-Philippe Paquet has been recognized as a finalist for CTO of the Year and Wajam CFO Vince Surette as finalist for CFO of the Year. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Monday, September 30, 2013 during the 5th annual awards dinner and presentations.
The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, innovations, executives and management teams, women in business, case studies and successful deployments, public relations and marketing campaigns, product management, websites, blogs, white-papers, videos, advertisements, creativity, partner programs, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.
Wajam is a social search engine that lets you tap into your friends’ knowledge when you need it. By simply downloading the web browser, users will boost their search experience by gaining a simultaneous view of social results along regular organic results delivered by Google, Bing, or Yahoo! Wajam elevates search relevance by featuring your friends' likes and reviews for products, places, links, photos and videos within your regular search habits, even in places like Amazon, Yelp, Trip Advisor, YouTube and Ebay. The Wajam Search site gives users the ability to search their network of trusted friends and followers across multiple social networks all in one place. In addition, Wajam features a mobile app to tap into this social knowledge on the go.
“What an honor to be named a finalist three times in this year’s Golden Bridge Awards,” said Wajam CEO Martin-Luc Archambault. “Congratulations to our dynamic team for creating innovative applications for social search which continue to receive esteemed industry and peer recognition. Last week, the Stevie’s Awards recognized our team for innovation, best new software product, and best shopping app. Congratulations to two of Wajam’s team leaders: Vince and Andre-Philippe who were recognized as finalists by the Golden Bridge Awards in their roles as CFO an CTO respectively. As our team expands, we continue to innovate and find better ways to search and make sense of all the social content that is generated and lost each day.”
About the Golden Bridge Awards
Golden Bridge Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring Best Companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best Products, Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at http://www.goldenbridgeawards.com/.
About Wajam – Great Minds Search Alike – www.wajam.com
Wajam (www.wajam.com) is a social search engine that gives you access to the knowledge of your friends when you need it. The Wajam Social Search Everywhere Plugin makes searching the web more personal by adding results from friends to standard searches on Google, Bing or Yahoo! It elevates search relevance by featuring your friends' likes and reviews for products, places, links, photos and videos within your regular search habits, even in places like Amazon, Yelp, Trip Advisor, YouTube and Ebay. The Wajam Search site gives users the ability to search their network of trusted friends and followers across multiple social networks all in one place.
Wajam was recently named finalist in the Annual 2013 Golden Bridge Awards for its innovation in Social Media, Networking or Collaboration, Wajam CTO Andre-Philippe Paquet has been recognized as a finalist for CTO of the Year, and Wajam CFO Vince Surette as finalist for CFO of the Year. Wajam is a 2013 International Stevies Award Gold Winner for Innovator of the Year and Executive of the Year as well as a Silver Winner for Best Shopping App and Best New Product of the Year in the Software Category; a 2012 International Stevies Award Gold Winner for Best Press Room and Silver recipient for Best Social App and Most Innovative Company of the Year. The company has also been recognized as a Red Herring Americas Top 100 Winner and Global 100 Winner, one of the CIX Top 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada, and recipient of the C2MTL Emerging Entrepreneurs Award, Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Jury's Favorite Award and Ernst & Young's 2012 Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Wajam received the highest security certifications from TRUSTe, McAfee and Norton, and is committed to protecting privacy and keeping user info safe. Wajam launched in private beta in January 2011 and was founded by Martin-Luc Archambault, who was previously CEO of Zango Canada, the winner of the Quebec Notables Young Professional Award in Social Media and the winner of an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Wajam is privately held and funded by Bolidea. Visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/wajam or Twitter at https://twitter.com/wajam. Please refer also to our award-winning Press Page or visit our Blog.
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