T.E.N. Announces 2011 People's Choice Vote for Information Security Executive® (ISE®) West Awards

Voting Open Through July 1, 2011

Atlanta, GA (June 10, 2011) –Tech Exec Networks, (T.E.N.), a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that voting for the ISE® West Peoples’ Choice Awards 2011 has opened through July 1, 2011. Registered attendees of the ISE® West Executive Forum and Awards are invited to choose an existing nominee who best exemplifies information security leadership and has made a positive impact through risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy and information security.

Nominees, finalists and winners will be recognized at the ISE® West Executive Forum and Awards to be held on August 10, 2011 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, CA. The Executive Forum includes keynote speakers, interactive roundtables moderated by the CISOs and VPs of participating companies, and panel discussions. Finalists and winners in both categories are announced at the evening’s Awards Gala and are recognized through press coverage and inclusion on the T.E.N. and ISE® websites.

Individuals interested in voting for the ISE® West People’s Choice Award may view more information and submit their vote here at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ise_west_peoples_choice_award. Eligible nominees are selected from the U.S. western region including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. 

“The nomination for ISE Executive of the Year West is humbling and rewarding by itself. To win an award that is voted on by your peers by being recognized as the ISE West People’s Choice Award winner is simply beyond words…and being in a room with these same professionals as they provide a peek into their world and how they uniquely solved problems was simply fantastic,” said Drew Maness, ISE® West People’s Choice Award Winner 2010, Vice President of Worldwide Content Protection and Anti-Piracy, Technicolor.

Other awards to be given include the ISE® West Award for the Executive Category and the ISE® West Award for the Project Category. Both recognize individuals and project teams who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of information security in the United States and Canada. Winners are chosen by a distinguished panel of Judges that are information security executives with diverse backgrounds and represent a wide cross section of industries.

Selected as the third most important event to attend in 2011 by IT security executives, the ISE® Program Series has been recognized for nearly a decade as one of the leading venues in showcasing executives and their teams in the information security industry across the U.S., Canada and Europe.

About T.E.N.
T.E.N., a national technology and information security executive networking organization, facilitates communication between technology and security executives to interact with peers, industry visionaries and solutions providers. Selected as a 2010 TAG Excalibur Award winner, T.E.N hosts the Information Security Executive® (ISE®) Awards Program Series, live and virtual executive roundtables, road shows and private executive engagements. For more information, visit www.ten-inc.com and www.iseprograms.com.