SOURCE: Model Metrics, Inc.

Model Metrics, Inc.

May 18, 2011 09:00 ET

Model Metrics' Adam Caplan Named CEO of the Year by the Illinois Technology Association

Caplan Selected for Leading Model Metrics' Extraordinary Business Growth Over the Past Year

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - May 18, 2011) - Model Metrics, the leader in cloud computing services for the enterprise, today announced that Adam Caplan has won the 2011 Illinois Technology Association (ITA) CityLIGHTS award for CEO of the Year. The prestigious award is presented to the CEO who has led extraordinary business growth of their technology company over the past year. A panel of more than 40 judges, as well as votes from the business community determines the winner.

Accomplishments include:

  • Caplan has led Model Metrics to become the go-to solutions provider for businesses looking to understand how to successfully leverage cloud technologies -- from custom mobile solutions built in the cloud for the iPad and other devices, to service and support solutions, customer and partner portals, and strategic business process work.
  • The company has completed more than 1,500 cloud implementations for businesses of all sizes and industries including local companies such as Abbott, Aon, The Boeing Company, Groupon, Merchandise Mart Properties and Walgreens, and enterprises such as Allergan, L'Oreal, MasterCard, Morgan Stanley and NBC Universal.
  • As a result, Model Metrics has achieved 80 percent year-over-year revenue growth and continuous profitability since inception.
  • Caplan's vision for founding a different type of company that includes transparency, technology innovation and integrated philanthropy has resulted in the company's ability to attract the best team in the industry.

Comments on the news

  • "I am humbled to receive this honor of being named CEO of the Year in the 12th Annual ITA CityLIGHTS Awards," said Adam Caplan, CEO of Model Metrics. "Our success is only possible because of the amazing team of people at Model Metrics who not only deliver cloud innovation to our clients every day, but who have also created the unique culture of openness, transparency and philanthropy that is behind our success."
  • "We congratulate Adam for being recognized for his achievements in Model Metrics' success," said Fred Hoch, ITA president. "Model Metrics is a great example of the innovation coming out of the Illinois technology community. Its work enabling local companies and enterprises around the world to experience the power of cloud computing is putting Illinois on the map of this massive technological shift."

About the 2011 ITA CityLIGHTS Awards

  • The ITA received a record number of nominations in 2011, an indication of the burgeoning local technology community. Winners in each of the eight award categories were determined by a composite score of 50 percent community voting and 50 percent from the ITA's panel of 40 judges, with the exception of the CityLIGHTS award, which was determined solely by the ITA Board of Directors.
  • Winners were announced at the ITA's awards gala on May 12, 2011, at Union Station in Chicago and attended by more than 700 people from 400 organizations including business owners, investors, legislators and policymakers.

About the ITA
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) is a driving force behind the growth of Illinois' vibrant technology industry. We are relentless in championing the development and application of technology, from start-up companies to industry leaders, leveraging the transformative nature of technology to revolutionize industries. ITA uniquely capitalizes peer-to-peer collaboration, networking, and access to experts across the breadth of business to cultivate the Illinois technology industry. The unique and powerful integration of these valuable and experienced resources differentiates the ITA as a source of accelerated growth for the technology industry of Illinois. For more information about ITA, please visit www.illinoistech.org.

Contact the ITA at headquarters@illinoistech.org, follow the discussion on Twitter at @itabuzz, and visit www.illinoistech.org to find out more about how ITA supports the growth of the local industry.

About Model Metrics
Model Metrics, enabler of the Model Enterprise, delivers solutions and services at the cutting edge of the cloud computing industry. Since its founding in 2003, Model Metrics has become one of the most diversified and respected partners of salesforce.com, Amazon Web Services, Adobe, and Google. Headquartered in Chicago with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Detroit, Minneapolis and Dallas, Model Metrics' customer base spans all industries and includes enterprises such as Abbott, Allstate, Aon, Cars.com, CME Group, Honeywell, InfoUSA, MasterCard, Medtronic, and Orbitz.

With a focus on mobile and call center technology, business process and change management innovation, and custom development, Model Metrics has completed 1,500+ salesforce.com implementations for mid-sized and Fortune 1000 companies. Its world-class application development skills using Force.com, Adobe Flex and AIR, Amazon Web Services, Google and the Apple iPhone enable the creation of custom applications featuring multimedia-rich user experiences. To learn more, visit http://www.modelmetrics.com/ or follow us on Twitter at @modelmetricsinc.

Contact Information

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