Certiport Positions for Growth

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Certiport, the world’s leading provider of computer literacy skills training and credentialing programs for the competitive global workforce and academic markets in over 135 countries, has announced that Ray Kelly joined the company as its president and chief executive officer. Kelly succeeds the company’s entrepreneurial and visionary leader, David Saedi, whose work includes the development of Certiport Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3®) as the de facto standard for ...

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UVEF Accepting Nominations for “Top 25 Under Five” Awards

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OREM, Utah – April 22, 2009 – Celebrating its 20th year, Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) today announced that nominations are now being accepted through June 1st for the 2009 “Top 25 Under Five” Awards. Top 25 Under Five spotlights outstanding Utah entrepreneurs and emerging companies from across the state. Award recipients will be recognized at ceremonies on July 9th with sponsors including Daily Herald and InnoVentures, among others.

UVEF’s ...

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Earth Day PR Tips – Utah Business Blog

earth-day.jpgThe buzz around green has risen to a fever pitch. New green companies pop up daily like a bowl of Orvil Redenbacher seeking to seize the moment. Companies large and small rewrite messaging to grab headlines and improve public perception. The difference between skilled public relations and what is real green and socially responsible is sometimes glaring and other times very subtle.

Here are some PR tips on my Utah ...

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Forbeswoman.com – the changing face of the boardroom

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The media is a reflection of our evolving society. This new publication is a must public relations target for companies with female executives.

 At ForbesWoman.com   you’ll find a fresh lens on the new executive woman, provocative insights about women leaders and their ability to demonstrate vision, profiles of power women at the top of their game despite the recession, practical advice on ...

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Certiport CFO Joins Certiport China board

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Certiport today announced its chief financial officer has joined Certiport China’s board of directors. Bryan Koehler’s extensive background in managing the financial and operational affairs of medium-sized privately held organizations will serve to support the estimated growth of operations in China.

Bryan brings a wealth of experience and industry knowledge to Certiport China,” said David Saedi, Certiport president and CEO. “In ...

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Invented In Utah – UVEF Event – the winner is…

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Congratulations to Mark Adams and the folks over at Veritract for taking top honors at today’s Invented in Utah event, sponsored by Rocketship and UVEF, among several others. Held at Noah’s in Lindon, a crowded room of Utah entrepreneurs, business leaders, and media voted electronically at the conclusion of the top 5 contestant presentations. Though all were compelling, Veritract came out the winner. Why?

Perhaps the difference was ...

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Honeywell Teams with PilmerPR Client – ElectraTherm

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Honeywell (NYSE: HONNews) announced today that its non-ozone-depleting refrigerant Genetron® R-245fa is being used to convert waste heat to power at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.The energy-efficient, non-flammable, low-toxicity refrigerant is used as the heat-transfer fluid in an organic rankine cycle (ORC) called the ElectraTherm Green Machine. The ORC uses waste heat as low as 200 degrees Fahrenheit to boil the R-245fa. The resulting ...

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Cool, Hot, Fast Tech

There is an upside to everything. Although it may be hard to believe, there is actually a very visible upside to the current economy. This upside is innovation. During tough economic times the entrepreneurial spirit thrives, and innovation accelerates as the stock market decelerates. Just within the last year there have been impressive and ground breaking innovations ranging from outdoor equipment, solar power and super powered servers… Read more at Utah Business Blog

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