- October 14, 2009 -
HOPKINTON, MA. – October 14, 2009 –EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today hosted the third annual EMC Innovation Conference, showcasing the collective power of global community-based innovation. EMC engaged the creative and competitive spirit of thousands of employees across the globe to shape how it helps individuals and organizations transform the way they compete, save money, reduce risk, and create value from their information. With this conference, EMC continues to bring together the power of its more than 40,000 employees through its leading use of the latest social media technologies.
This year’s three top employee submissions will be funded and incubated to determine their ultimate role in EMC’s future portfolio.
“What originated three years ago as a vehicle to draw EMC’s technical community into the innovation discussion has blossomed into something quite viral and central to EMC’s innovation process. Our aim is to bring into the innovation stream the broadest possible collection of perspectives. We’re particularly motivated by ideas that help us move forward in strategic increments: those that deliver value today, as well as positioning EMC for emerging opportunities downstream.”
- Jeff Nick, EMC Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
The 30 Innovation Showcase finalist submissions for this year’s Innovation Conference covered a broad range of business, process and technology categories. The winners are:
Jeff Nick, EMC Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
In addition to the three winners, Innovation Showcase submissions were selected for Honorable Mention and Peoples Choice awards. Separate awards were also presented for the submission that best incorporates environmental sustainability principles and most strongly supports EMC’s Total Customer Experience philosophy.
EMC also recognized its most exemplary technical employees as part of its Corporate EMC Fellow & Distinguished Engineer Program. The program honors those individual technical contributors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and a broad range of technical leadership across EMC. The following individuals were welcomed into the 2009 class of EMC Fellows and Distinguished Engineers:
EMC Distinguished Engineers
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* Local events were held in Beijing and Shanghai, China; Tel Aviv, Israel; St. Petersburg, Russia; Rotterdam, Netherlands; Cork, Ireland; Paris, France; Franklin, Massachusetts; Research triangle Park and APEX, North Carolina; Santa Clara and Pleasanton, California; White Plains, NY; Seattle, Washington, Pleasant Grove, Utah; Montreal, Canada.
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