VT KnowledgeWorks Represented Among GAP 50 Entrepreneur Awards Finalists

The Center for Innovative Technology(CIT) initiated the GAP 50 Entrepreneur Awards, a state-wide program designed to identify, celebrate and honor Virginia's innovative entrepreneurs creating high-growth companies in the areas of life sciences, technology and energy. 

CIT GAP 50 Entrepreneur Awards Finalists were required to receive 3 or more nominations to qualify. 

Jim Flowers, executive director of VT KnowledgeWorks served as a GAP 50 Ambassador for the Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia areas. 

VT KnowledgeWorks was well-represented among the 46 finalists in the Roanoke-Blacksburg, Virginia region, from among a total of 269 finalists state-wide.

VT KnowledgeWorks Members

Steven Chen, Power FingerPrinting

Eric Collins, Sans Seriph Design

Peter Lazar, eBroselow

Jack Lesko, PowerHub Systems

Jeff Reed, Power FingerPrinting

Glen Skutt, PowerHub Systems 

Zach Williams, Venveo 


Graduate Member of VT KnowledgeWorks

Michael Fleming, TORC Robotics


VT KnowledgeWorks Member and Corporate Sponsor

Anne Giles Clelland, Handshake Media


VT KnowledgeWorks Member and Event Sponsor of VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week

Kevin Bloomfield, NetVentures


Event Sponsor of VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week

Jonathan Hagmaier, Interactive Achievement

Brian Hazzard, Rackspace Hosting

Doug Juanarena, Rackspace Hosting

Pat Mathews, Rackspace Hosting

Sam Toriel, Rackspace Hosting


VT KnowledgeWorks Presidents' Council Moderator

Ken Ferris, Brookewood Management Advisors


Final GAP 50 Entrepreneur Awards recipients will be determined through a peer voting process. The winning GAP 50 Entrepreneurs will be announced at an awards banquet on Thursday, October 18, 2012 in McLean, Virginia.

View the Roanoke-Blacksburg, Virginia GAP 50 Entrepreneur Award Finalists.

View the GAP 50 Entrepreneur Award Finalists.

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VT KnowledgeWorksVT KnowledgeWorks encourages and enables creative entrepreneurship world-wide through innovative curriculum, local business resource centers, and a global network of cooperating regions, all focused on three essential contributors to success: clear understanding of fundamental business principles; access to timely, relevant information; and meaningful personal and corporate relationships. It is a subsidiary of the Virginia Tech Foundation, funded through the continuing confidence and enthusiasm of its clients, sponsors and friends, both corporate and individual. Its world headquarters are in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

VT KnowledgeWorks sponsors include Attaain, Inc., BB&T, The Branch Group, Handshake 2.0, Harris Office Furniture, Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C., Hutchison Law Group, LeClairRyan, New River Valley Intellectual Property Law, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and The Becher Agency (TBA).

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