SOURCE: Soliloquy Learning

July 11, 2007 09:00 ET

Soliloquy Learning Chosen as a Finalist for Mass Technology Leadership Council's Technology Leadership Awards

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - July 11, 2007) - Soliloquy Learning has been named as a finalist in the Mass Technology Leadership Council's 2007 Technology Leadership Awards for the category of Technology Developer - Emerging/Innovation.

The Technology Leadership Awards honor Massachusetts companies and individuals who best exemplify leadership and excellence in business and technology. Finalists were selected from a field of 180 candidates by the Council's Board of Trustees. A separate panel of judges will select the winners that will be announced at the Awards Gala on October 18th at the Westin Copley Place.

"We are thrilled to be recognized for this award," said Louise Dube, Soliloquy Learning President. "Seven years ago, we had the vision of helping children to become better readers through a computer program that could provide feedback to them while they read in the same way a parent or teacher does. Our vision has been recognized in the success of our speech recognition technology program called Soliloquy Reading Assistant."

"The Mass Technology Leadership Council is committed to fostering entrepreneurship and promoting the success of companies that develop and deploy technology across industry sectors and these awards are an important part of this effort," said Joyce Plotkin, president of the Mass Technology Leadership Council. "These honorees represent the spirit of innovation, the history of accomplishment and the future promise that define the Massachusetts technology community."

About Soliloquy Learning, Inc.

Founded in 2000, Soliloquy Learning has pioneered new and effective methods for improving reading and spoken language skills. The company's flagship product, Soliloquy Reading Assistant, provides one-on-one reading support, using proprietary speech recognition technology to monitor and assist students through Guided Oral Reading, the research-proven best practice for fostering reading progress beyond the basics. Design has been led by literacy expert, Dr. Marilyn Jager Adams. Research on the efficacy of Soliloquy Reading Assistant has been sponsored through research grants from NICHD and IES . Soliloquy Learning is a privately held company based in Waltham, Mass. For more information visit: http://www.soliloquylearning.com.

About The Mass Technology Leadership Council, Inc.

The Mass Technology Leadership Council, Inc. is the only association that addresses the critical leadership issues of innovative software and technology-enabled companies. Formed by the combination of Massachusetts Software Council and New England Business and Technology Association, Inc., the organization is dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship and promoting the success of companies that develop and deploy technology across industry sectors. The Mass Technology Leadership Council conducts educational programs, hosts industry events, facilitates networking, sponsors research, advocates in favor of technology policies that promote innovation, entrepreneurship and competition, and recognizes industry-leading companies and people.

Contact Information

  • Soliloquy Learning Media Contact:
    Gina Bolotinsky
    Connors Communications
    212.798.1424
    Email Contact

    Mass Tech Leadership Council Contact:
    Amy Krigman
    Topaz Partners
    781-404-2437
    Email Contact