SOURCE: Web Analytics Association

Web Analytics Association

March 16, 2011 10:12 ET

2011 Awards for Excellence Winners Revealed at WAA Gala

WAKEFIELD, MA--(Marketwire - March 16, 2011) - On March 15th at the WAA (Web Analytics Association) Spring Awards Gala in San Francisco, CA, the WAA revealed the winners for their inaugural WAA Awards for Excellence. The gala was held in conjunction with the eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit, the official conference of the WAA, and the awards recognized the exceptional contributions of individuals, agencies, practitioners and vendors in the web analytics field. The WAA received over 80 nominations in five categories, and, with the assistance of its membership and an esteemed panel of judges, narrowed finalists down to one award recipient in each category.

The five categories for the Awards for Excellence included: Web Analytics Rising Star, Most Influential Industry Contributor, Most Influential Agency or Vendor, Practitioner of the Year and Innovator or Technology of the Year. The inaugural WAA Awards for Excellence winners include:

Michele Hinojosa, Red Door Interactive - Web Analytics Rising Star
Analysis Exchange - Most Influential Agency or Vendor
Avinash Kaushik, Google - Most Influential Industry Contributor
Joe Megibow, Expedia - Client or Practitioner of the Year
Beyond Web Analytics Exchange - Innovator or Technology of the Year

"The WAA is thrilled to have had such a great selection of innovative nominees for the inaugural Awards for Excellence," said Lee Isensee, co-chair of the WAA Membership Committee. "I congratulate every person and company for their contributions and for using their unique insight to help revolutionize the industry. This year's award recipients have certainly set a high standard for next year's nominees to reach and surpass."

About The Web Analytics Association
Founded by Web analytics industry leaders in 2004, the mission of the WAA is to lead and support its members by providing quality education, developing standards and best practices, conducting research and advocating for issues that advance the industry. The organization has more than 1,700 members worldwide, representing forty countries and a broad spectrum of expertise. For more information about the WAA, or to become a member, visit the WAA Web site at

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