ATLANTA (July 7th , 2015) –TAG Product Management Society, an interest group within the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), has announced the winners for the 2015 TAG Product Management Awards.
This year’s winners were chosen from among 3 finalists in 3 categories:
• TAG Product Manager of the Year
– Joe Bruening, Manheim
• TAG Rookie Product Manager of the Year
– Mariya Babaskina, Horizon Software International
• TAG Product Launch of the Year
– Jim Wharton, Navicure
In addition to these winners, the TAG Product Management Society selected a recipient of the TAG Product Management Impact Award. The Impact Award is presented to a veteran in the product management community and having a substantial impact on the product management community over several years; contributing to educating and uniting the community –which is in alignment to the mission of our TAG Product Management Society.
This year’s Impact Award Recipient was Jason Brett, Silverpop.
“We are pleased to announce the winners of all categories during last night’s awards ceremony. All the winners represent excellence in product management achieved. The category winners are all passionate about product management and are dedicated to delivering products that meet the needs of customers. This group of product champions understand that meeting customers’ needs will drive growth and profitability to their respective companies.” said Michael Halbert of Mindtree and Chair of the 2015 TAG Product Management of the Year Awards. “We look forward to following these product champions over the years to see the next innovations these folks deliver to the market” said Halbert.
The TAG Product Management Awards Ceremony was held at Villa Christina in Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015. The Master of Ceremonies was Michael Halbert, Senior Director of Business Development for Mindtree Ltd; and Michael Noel Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Manheim was the keynote speaker.
About TAG Product Management
Products and services are the nucleus of every organization and a strong product management discipline is the common denominator in the most successful ones. The TAG Product Management Society is Georgia’s largest product management community dedicated to raising the awareness of the product management profession and its importance to the overall success of Georgia companies. The Society is both broad and deep in its membership, ranging from SVP’s to staff professionals from product management and marketing to services, engineering and everything in between.
For more information visit http://www.tagonline.org/chapters-and-societies/product-management/
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 28,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. 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 networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.