CEO of Sonic Emotion Named as Finalist in Outstanding CEO Category for TechAmerica High-Tech Innovation Awards
Honorees to be announced at an annual dinner June 14.
- Orange County, CA (1888PressRelease) May 25, 2012 - Rajeev Kapur, the CEO of Sonic Emotion, the sole developer of absolute 3D sound, has been named a finalist in the Outstanding CEO in Technology category for the TechAmerica Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards. Now in its 19th year, this premier business event celebrates excellence and achievement in the region's technology industry, and honors local companies, individuals and products that drive innovation in Orange County. This year's winners will be announced at a dinner June 14, 2012, at the Hilton, Costa Mesa, Calif.
"We received nearly 100 nominations start-up innovators, high-growth companies and established industry players from across Orange County," said Bob Brunson, the director of TechAmerica in Orange County. "We congratulate Rajeev Kapur from Sonic Emotion for rising to the finalist rank. This region is home to groundbreaking innovations that continue to influence technology development throughout the rest of the world, and we're excited to help highlight them."
The awards categories this year include the Harvey Mudd College Green Engineering Award, Innovative Product/Technology, Outstanding CEO in Technology, Outstanding Finance Executive in Technology and Outstanding Technology Company.
In addition to the awards, TechAmerica Orange County will recognize educators and students for their innovative use of science, math or technology in the classroom or the community in conjunction with Project Tomorrow. The organization is the nation's leading education nonprofit group focused on preparing today's students to be tomorrow's innovators.
For more information, please visit www.techamerica.org/hta19.
About Sonic Emotion
Founded in 2002, Sonic Emotion is the world leader in 3D sound entertainment for consumer electronics and professional applications. Beginning with the sound technologies originally developed for large venues, Sonic Emotion holds a number of worldwide patents and is established as the leader in research and application of audio processing technologies. Recognized as the standard in sound, Sonic Emotion applied its expertise in the field to offer a scaled down version of the technology to meet the demands of consumers. Sonic Emotion Absolute 3D solutions have been included in a growing number of home entertainment electronic products sold worldwide including sound bars, towers, DAB radios, docking stations and mobile phone applications. Sonic Emotion's first consumer mobile app, HeadquakeŽ, launched in January 2012 as the listening experience on the go. For more information, visit www.sonicemotion.com.
TechAmerica is the leading voice for the U.S. technology industry - the driving force behind productivity growth and jobs creation in the United States and the foundation of the global innovation economy. Representing approximately 1,000 member companies of all sizes from the public and commercial sectors of the economy, it is the industry's largest advocacy organization and is dedicated to helping members' top and bottom lines. TechAmerica is also the technology industry's only grassroots-to-global advocacy network, with offices in state capitals around the United States, Washington, D.C., Europe (Brussels) and Asia (Beijing). Learn more about TechAmerica at www.techamerica.org.