2008 IT World Awards Winners

3rd Annual 2008 Hot Companies and Best Awards

2008 Finalists for Hot Companies Awards
COMPANY CEO FUNDING HEAD OFFICE
A10 Networks Lee Chen Private San Jose, CA
AlertLogic Michael Turner Private Houston, TX
APTARE Richard Clark Private Campbell, CA
Arcot Systems Ram Varadarajan Private Sunnyvale, CA
Array Networks Michael Zhao Private Milpitas, CA
ARX Dr. Gadi Aharoni Private Israel
Arxan Michael Dager Private Bethesda, MD
Aruba Networks Dominic Orr Public Sunnyvale, CA
Asempra Technologies Gary Gysin Private Santa Clara, CA
AT&T Randall L. Stephenson Public Bedminster, NJ
BladeLogic Dev Ittycheria Public Lexington, MA
Blade Network Technologies Vikram Mehta Private Santa Clara, CA
BlueCat Networks Michael Hyatt Private Canada
Blue Coat Systems Brian NeSmith Public Sunnyvale, CA
BorderWare Tim Leisman Private Canada
Brabeion Software Julian Waits Private Reston, VA
Bradford Network Michael Gadoury Private Concord, NH
Cenzic John Weinschenk Private Santa Clara, CA
CommVault N. Robert Hammer Public Oceanport, NJ
CoSoSys Roman Foeckl Private Romania
Courion Chris Zannetos Private Framingham, MA
Covergence Robert O’Neil Private Maynard, MA
Critical Links SA João Fernando Viegas Carreira Private Portugal
Critical Watch David Laizerovich Private Dallas, TX
Crossroads Robert C. Sims Public Austin, TX
Cyberoam Hemal Patel Private Newburyport, MA
DataDirect Networks Alex Bouzari Private Chatsworth, CA
Diligent Technologies Doron Kempel Private Framingham, MA
EdenTree Technologies Jay Oyakawa Private Newbury Park, CA
eIQnetworks Vijay Basani Private Acton, MA
EMC Corporation Joseph M. Tucci Public Hopkinton, MA
Engate Technology Corporation Wil Cochran Private Reno, NV
Entrust F. William Conner Public Dallas, TX
EVault (Seagate) Phil Gilmour Public Emeryville, CA
Fiberlink Communications James Sheward Private Blue Bell, PA
FoneMine Jagadish Bandole Private Sunnyvale, CA
ForeScout T. Kent Elliott Private Cupertino, CA
Gemalto Olivier Piou Public France
GFI Software Curtis H. Staker Private Malta
GTB Technologies Uzi Yair Private Newport Beach, CA
Guardian Analytics Tom Miltonberger Private Los Altos, CA
Horizon Services Group Tricia Covais Public Irving, TX
Imprivata Omar Hussain Private Lexington, MA
Ingrian Networks Michael Howard Private Redwood City, CA
Insightix Lior Tal Private Pearl River, NY
Kazeon Systems Sudhakar Muddu Private Mountain View, CA
Lancope Harland LaVigne Private Alpharetta, GA
Liquid Machines Michael Ruffolo Private Waltham, MA
Lockdown Networks Brett Helsel Private Seattle, WA
M-Tech Information Technology, Inc. Gideon Shoham Private Canada
Mirage Networks Gregory E. Stock Private Austin, TX
Mobilisa Dr. Nelson Ludlow Private Port Townsend, WA
Modulo Security Alvaro Lima Private New York, NY
nCircle Network Security Abe Kelinfeld Private San Francisco, CA
NeoAccel Michel Susai Private San Jose, CA
NetXen Govind Kizhepat Private Santa Clara, CA
Nevis Networks Tushar Dave Private Mountain View, CA
Nextrials, Inc. James Rogers Private San Ramon, CA
Oakley Derek Smith Private Salt Lake City, UT
PGP Corp Phillip Dunkelberger Private Palo Alto, CA
Pillar Data Systems Michael Workman Private San Jose, CA
Privacyware Gregory J. Salvato Private Red Bank, NJ
Privaris John Petze Private Charlottesville, VA
Protegrity Gordon Rapkin Private Stamford, CT
Quest Software Vincent C. Smith Public Aliso Viejo, CA
Rapid7 Alan Matthews Private Boston, MA
Red Hat, Inc. Matthew Szulik Public Raleigh, NC
Redback Kevin DeNuccio Public San Jose, CA
RedCannon Security Vimal Vaidya Private Fremont, CA
Redseal Systems Joel Evanier Private Redwood City, CA
Reflexion Networks, Inc. David G. Hughes Private Woburn, MA
SailPoint Technologies Mark McClain Private Austin, TX
SECNAP Network Security Corp Elizabeth Bates Private Boca Raton, FL
Securent, Inc. Rajiv Gupta Private Mountain View, CA
Sensory Networks Darren Williams Private Palo Alto, CA
Sophos Steve Munford Private Burlington, MA
Splunk Michael Baum Private San Francisco, CA
SSH Communications Jari Mielonen Public Finland
St. Bernard Software, Inc. Vince Rossi Public San Diego, CA
Sourcefire Wayne Jackson Private Columbia, MD
Thru, Inc. Lee Harrison Private Irving, TX
Thureon Ross Vincent Private New Zealand
Top Layer Networks Peter Rendall Private Westborough, MA
TOPRAM, Inc. Grace Wen Private Fremont, CA
Truston Tom Fragala Private Santa Barbara, CA
Tzero Technologies Rajeev Krishnamoorthy Private Sunnyvale, CA
Unitrends Duncan McPherson Private Columbia, SC
Vericept Dave Parkinson Private Denver, CO
Vigilar, Inc. James Fox Private Atlanta, GA
Yosemite Technologies George Symons Private San Jose, CA