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August 24, 2009 10:46 ET

Dharmesh Shah of HubSpot Wins Mass High Tech All-Stars Award for Social Media

HubSpot CTO Named Influential Leader in New England Innovation Economy

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwire - August 24, 2009) - HubSpot announces that Chief Technology Officer and Founder Dharmesh Shah is a recipient of the Mass High Tech 2009 All-Star Awards in the social media category. Now in their 14th year, the All-Star Awards recognize 15 dynamic and influential leaders of New England's innovation economy. http://www.hubspot.com/blog/bid/5034/Dharmesh-Shah-Wins-Mass-High-Tech-All-Stars-Award-for-Social-Media

Dharmesh Shah is chief technology officer and founder of HubSpot, an Internet marketing company that offers fully integrated Internet marketing software combining SEO, blogs, social media, landing pages, lead intelligence and marketing analytics into one system that helps small-to-mid-sized companies maximize their websites and blogs to help them get found online by prospects and convert more leads into paying customers.

Dharmesh's leadership and direction has helped HubSpot to continuously grow in customers and employees, and his innovation in creating HubSpot's free marketing tools at http://grader.com has earned HubSpot a number of accolades and awards. Dharmesh's popular blog about the science of startups, http://OnStartups.com, is one of the top 10 most read startup blogs.

"Technology continues to provide the fuel for economic recovery and growth in our region," said Michael Olivieri, publisher of Mass High Tech and the Boston Business Journal. "Even during the roughest periods of the recession, New England entrepreneurs brought forward new ideas and new tech companies. The individuals that we are honoring as All-Stars are thought leaders in their industries and continue to drive our innovation economy. These are the people who not only have achieved success in their own initiatives but have blazed a trail for other entrepreneurs to follow."

"I feel so honored to be named one of the recipients of the Mass High Tech All-Stars Awards," said Dharmesh. "It's a privilege to be recognized as an innovative leader of social media in New England, and I'm thrilled to be in such good company among so many other distinguished innovators."

Dharmesh is among such all-stars as chairman, president and CEO of Constant Contact, Gail Goodman, and Scott Kirsner, columnist and program chair/agenda developer at Future Forward Events.

The honorees will be profiled in a special supplement in the November 4 edition of Mass High Tech. An awards celebration and networking reception will be held on October 29 at The Park Plaza Hotel in Boston. Additional event information can be found online at http://masshightech.bizjournals.com/masshightech/event/5486. The full list of award winners can be found at http://bit.ly/BcyEI.

Access some of HubSpot's free inbound marketing resources -- webinars, videos, whitepapers, kits, tools, etc. -- at http://www.hubspot.com/marketing-resources.

About HubSpot

HubSpot, Inc. provides Internet marketing software that helps businesses get found online, generate more inbound leads and convert a higher percentage of those leads into paying customers. HubSpot's software platform includes tools that allow professional marketers and small business owners to manage search engine optimization, blogging and social media, as well as landing pages, lead intelligence and marketing analytics. Based in Cambridge, MA, HubSpot can be found at http://www.hubspot.com. HubSpot's free marketing tools can be found at http://grader.com.