Company Award Nominees 2005 Company Executive Company Description Website
  3t Systems Eddie Spier 3t Systems provides technical expertise and broad project experience within managed services, application development and integration, advanced infrastructure and security, voice and small business solutions. 3t Systems is a Cisco Premier, Microsoft Gold, and Citrix Platinum solution partner.
  Alpine Access  Jim Farnsworth Alpine Access is the nation's leading provider of outsourced call center solutions through the exclusive use of home-based agents working over the Internet. Alpine Access has more than 6,600 home-based agents nationwide providing outbound call services for Office Depot, General Electric Consumer Finance, 1-800-Flowers and the IRS.
  ccintellect Ben Wright ccintellect is a marketing agency that provides branding, website development, research, and creative services. ccintellect works with many large Colorado companies and organizations including Intrawest, the State of Colorado, Regal CineMedia Group, DexMedia and ViaWest.
  Confio Software Charlie Sander Confio Software is the leading innovator of software designed for expert DBAs and SQL application developers. Confio’s Wait-Event based Resource Mapping Methodology helps resolve difficult Oracle database problems and reduce the cost of Oracle operations.
  Convercent Eugene Ferraro Convercent is the first provider of anonymous incident reporting systems to combine the power of the Internet with the report intake process traditionally handled by national call centers. Their product, MySafeWorkplace, is an incident reporting software system that allows employees, vendors, suppliers and constituents to anonymously report suspected incidents of policy or regulatory violations.
  DatamanUSA Nidhi Saxena DatamanUSA is a Colorado based consulting and information systems service organization specializing in IT staff augmentation and software design and development. DatamanUSA offers IT staffing services, including onsite full time IT staffing management services as well as hiring of outside IT consultants and contractors.
  Interlink Bart Hammond Interlink is one of the largest, most experienced private technology IT service providers in the Western US. Interlink works with many large Colorado corporations including MDC Holdings, Frontier Airlines, Newmont Mining, Archstone-Smith and First Data Corporation.
  Internosis Robert Stalick Internosis provides business-driven IT services for Microsoft technologies in the enterprise. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and six-time Microsoft Partner of the Year, Internosis applies its qualified technologists, disciplined process and innovative IT solutions experience integrating Microsoft technologies for their clients.
  IQ Navigator John P. Raeder, Jr. IQNavigator is the leading global provider of services procurement and optimization solutions that enable Fortune 500 companies to increase profitability by reducing and controlling costs for all types of outside services spending worldwide.
  Mortgage Cadence Michael Detwiler Mortgage Cadence, Inc. develops and licenses software products and solutions to the mortgage banking industry. A subsidiary of 3T Systems, Mortgage Cadence, offers a leading end-to-end mortgage lending platform that features automated integrated workflow, universal enterprise interoperability and business-user friendly administrative and automation tools.
  NextAction Karl Friedman NextAction is a rapidly growing information management company that leverages its transaction database to sell proprietary direct marketing information to the catalog, retail and online industries.
  Office of Economic Development and International Trade Brian Vogt The Office of Economic Development and International Trade provides financial help and technical support for companies large and small that are starting, expanding or relocating to Colorado.  Brian Vogt, the Executive Director for OEDIT, helped start the Advance Colorado Center that houses CSIA, CTEK, Colorado Film Commission, Colorado BioScience Association, Colorado Environmental Business Alliance/P3 Colorado and the Colorado Alliance for Microenterprise Initiatives.
  OpenLogic Roy Kligfield OpenLogic is the leading provider of software and services that enable development and IT organizations to easily create and manage their own integrated, commercial-grade Open Source development and deployment environments.
  PARSEC Group, Inc. Vic Ahmed Parsec provides IT services in consulting, support and training primarily on the OpenVMS and Tru64 Unix operating systems. OpenVMS and Tru64 systems are typically highly specialized mission-critical cluster systems. Applications running on these systems include financial transaction processing for banks, stock exchanges and insurance companies.
  PositiveWare Dave Fitzpatrick PositiveWare is a provider of web-based performance management solutions. PositiveWare’s robust functionality enables companies to develop, align and execute their strategic plans, while facilitating efficient communication, accountability and focus across an organization.
  ProtoTest Pete Dignan ProtoTest helps make software testing practical, predictable and highly productive for organizations that develop or implement complex software. ProtoTest provides expert consultants equipped with proven techniques and tools for more than 140 clients nationwide.
  Qwest Communications International, Inc. Dick Notebaert Qwest Communications International Inc. is a leading provider of voice, video and data services. With more than 40,000 employees, Qwest is committed to the “Spirit of Service” and to providing world-class services that exceed customers’ expectations for quality, value and reliability.
  Rally Software Tim Miller Rally is the first on-demand subscription web service for managing the entire software development lifecycle. It seamlessly marries project management with tracking of requirements, test cases and defects to give software driven organizations the tools necessary for team collaboration.
  Reliable Response David Rudder Reliable Response is a server-side software product that provides guaranteed delivery of critical messages to a wide range of devices including pagers, cell phones, PDAs, Internet-connected computers, email-connected devices and voice telephones.
  Roving Planet, Inc Greg Mesch Roving Planet delivers an industry-leading software suite essential for operating wireless LAN's enabling companies to centrally manage their distributed Wi-Fi deployments.
  ServiceMagic Mike Beaudoin and Rodney Rice ServiceMagic, Inc. is the leading online marketplace connecting homeowners with prescreened, customer-rated residential contractors and home service professionals. ServiceMagic serves more than 3 million homeowners nationwide and has grown its national member business base to more than 31,000 home service professionals nationwide.
  Silicon Mountain Memory Tre Cates Silicon Mountain Memory provides high-quality RAM memory products that have been individually tested, are guaranteed 100 percent compatible and provide a lifetime warranty at savings of 30 to 40 percent over traditional channels. Silicon Mountain Memory pioneered the direct sales model for the RAM memory industry, custom producing each order according to customer specifications.
  SpectraLink Corporation John Elms SpectraLink, the leader in workplace Wi-Fi telephony, delivers the power of mobile voice and messaging applications to businesses worldwide. Seamlessly integrating with VoIP and traditional telephony platforms, SpectraLink's scalable technology provides instant access to people and business-critical information.
  SpireMedia Mike Gellman SpireMedia is a Denver-based Web application development firm providing technology, strategy, and design services for mid-sized to large organizations requiring integrated technology initiatives.
  Statera Carl Fitch Statera is an IT solutions provider helping businesses in the Rocky Mountain Region optimize organizational performance by mapping strategic goals and objectives to IT initiatives.
  SwiftPage Email Bob Ogdon SwiftPage Email is an email service provider focused on the small- to medium-size business market delivering permission-based email. SwiftPage has established a world wide reputation for excellence and has an extensive international customer base.
  TeleTech Ken Tuchman TeleTech provides a full range of call center solutions including customer management, business process outsourcing, database marketing, and outsourced services to measurably enhance clients' core customer management processes. TeleTech employs more than 32,000 employees worldwide and operates 66 customer management centers in five continents and 17 countries.
  The Spitfire Group Mark Kichtermeyer The Spitfire Group is a professional IT consultancy firm focused on delivering comprehensive and valuable IT solutions in response to business challenges. Spitfire Group Solutions' teams are composed of senior level professionals equipped with business and technology experience to help control IT project costs.
  TruEffect, Inc. Ron Hill and Scott Nelson TruEffect, Inc. provides provides online advertisers, advertising agencies and publishers with highly reliable web-based advertising campaign management services.
  University of Colorado - Leeds School of Business Frank Moyes The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado is a leader in business education within the state. Its current enrollment of 3,300 includes undergraduate, Master’s, and Ph.D. students. The Leeds School’s mission is to develop graduates who can adapt to and lead change within the business community.
  Vericept Tery Larrew Vericept Corporation is the leading provider of intelligent compliance and content protection solutions enabling corporations, financial organizations, healthcare and government agencies to better control insider risks including regulation compliance violations, corporate governance concerns, internal policy infractions, information leaks and inappropriate Internet activity.
  ViaWest Roy Dimoff ViaWest is the leading provider of data center and hosted solutions in the Western US. Products and solutions include colocation services, hosted solutions, broadband access, and a full suite of managed services.
  Virtela Vab Goel Virtela’s Global Service FabricSM is a network architecture that uses proprietary algorithms to dynamically route network traffic over the best performing carrier network at any given time around the world. Virtela has relationships with more than 200 carriers worldwide to offer the greatest global reach (190+ countries) and greatest menu of network access options at the most aggressive prices and service guarantees.
  Webroot David Moll Webroot Software offers innovative privacy, protection and performance products and services for millions of users around the world, ranging from enterprises, Internet service providers, government agencies and higher education institutions, to small businesses and individuals. Their leading anti-spyware product, Spy Sweeper, actively detects and eradicates spyware and adware.
  WebXample Ignacio Jimenez WebXample's service offering, TranslationMail, is an Internet-based multilingual hub, offering complete language services including multilingual website development and support plus email message translation services to its exclusive client base.
  WisdomNet Brian Wilkerson WisdomNet's product offering, Revexion, is one of the leading talent management systems in North America. An integrated human resources platform, Revexion offers 90 core features designed to manage all aspects of talent management including performance, training, recruiting, workforce planning, competency filing, recruiting and strategy.
  Xaffire David Jilk Xaffire was formed in April 2003 through the merger of two application monitoring technology companies.  Xaffire develops and sells innovative Web application management software which records, stores and replays every end-user session for more rapid and efficient diagnosis of user problems.