10/28/2003 - iAnywhere Solutions Canada Limited, a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc., announced that its president, Terry Stepien, will receive the Communitech Technology Association's 2003 IMPACT award for his contributions to the Waterloo region high-tech community. The award will be presented at the Communitech Annual General Meeting at Bingemans Conference Centre in Kitchener.
"This award recognizes the strong, long-lasting relationship Mr. Stepien has fostered with the University of Waterloo including research programs, co-op job placements and hiring of graduates," said Greg Barratt, president of Communitech. "The award also highlights iAnywhere's leadership role in the Research & Technology Park - an important project in which Communitech is a partner."
"It is an honour to be recognized by Communitech, an organization that has played such an integral role in the growth and success of the local high-tech community," said Terry Stepien, president of iAnywhere Solutions. "Waterloo is a very special region, uniquely combining a highly educated workforce, industry-leading companies and an extremely innovative and supportive local community."
Mr. Stepien began his career at the University of Waterloo, where he engaged in software research and development at the University's Computer Systems Group and held an adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Computer Science. He is a recipient of the 2001 J.W. Graham Medal in Computing and Innovation from the University of Waterloo. A founding member of Communitech and graduate of the University of Waterloo, Mr. Stepien is an active member of industry consortiums, and is founder and co-chair of the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) m-Commerce Committee.
About Communitech Technology Association
Located in Waterloo, Communitech is a not-for-profit, member-supported organization that is recognized as the voice of technology in the Waterloo region. The region is home to outstanding education institutions and hundreds of exciting technology firms. The Waterloo region is steadily building a reputation as one of North America's compelling new technology clusters. Communitech is the technology industry's association dedicated to initiatives designed to have an impact on the continued development of critical mass within the Waterloo region's technology community.
iAnywhere provides software and services that enable the delivery of enterprise information anywhere, at anytime. More than 12,000 customers and 1,000 partners worldwide rely on the company's industry leading SQL Anywhere® database and mobile enterprise solutions. In addition, the company's AvantGo® mobile Internet service has more than ten million registered subscribers. iAnywhere is a subsidiary of Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY). Visit www.ianywhere.com for more information.
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