DALLAS – Sept. 8, 2014 – Accudata Technologies and its subsidiary Privus Mobile are pleased to –announce that its CTO Monica Martino received the 2014 Corporate CTO of the Year award from the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), the largest technology trade organization in Texas, at the annual Tech Titans Awards. The awards recognize outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made significant contributions to the industry during the past year.
“Monica winning Corporate CTO of the Year is a consummate award showcasing her superb achievements in the technology industry,” said Greg Smith, CEO of Accudata Technologies. “With all of the ground-breaking work she does for our company, she’s truly an inspiration. She has a strong grasp on the future of technology and how to capitalize on the needs and wants of the industry.”
Martino is co-founder and chief technology officer for both Accudata Technologies and Privus Mobile. Accudata Technologies offers a variety of validation services associated with telephone numbers, including cellular numbers and VoIP numbers. Notably, Accudata Technologies is one of only two companies who has been awarded a Tech Titan award for both CEO and CTO.
With 14 patents bearing Martino’s name and 20 pending, she strives to provide customizable solutions for Accudata’s clients and works tirelessly to expand the company’s services. Additionally, it was Martino’s innovative thinking that inspired the creation of Privus Mobile, the first mobile caller ID app. Since then, she has continued to develop mobile operating system features, including Voice Cue, Text ID and Reverse Caller Lookup.
“I’m honored to be named as Tech Titans’ 2014 CTO of the Year!” said Martino. “I’ve been fortunate to be surrounded by innovators and key technological influencers throughout my career, as well as a strong team that continually tackles problems head on and comes to resolutions as a group.”
In addition to winning this award, Martino was recently named an honoree in the Dallas Business Journal’s 2014 inaugural North Texas Women in Technology Awards. Martino also entered into the Dallas theater scene earlier this year by writing and producing Broken the Musical, which premiered at Gilley’s Dallas.
About Accudata Technologies
Multi-award winning Accudata Technologies provides flexible access to data validation through innovative approaches to data transmission. The company serves as an access hub for validating information associated with traditional, mobile and IP-based telephone numbers. Its validation services include translating information between diverse protocols such as SS7, PSTN and IP in order to access local number portability and line information databases (LIDBs), name and address information (BNA) and bankcard transaction verifications. For more information, visit www.accudatatech.com.
About Privus Mobile
I D YOU LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accudata Technologies, has launched the industry-first Privus Mobile service, which provides real Caller ID service to wireless handsets, giving users greater control over who they talk to and when. Privus Mobile is available for Android at the Google Play Store and Privus Mobile’s website. Privus Mobile’s iPhone application, iPrivus, is available in the App Store. I D YOU LLC, which is focused on providing the most comprehensive Caller ID service available, is headquartered in Allen, Texas. For more information, visit www.privusmobile.com.
About the Tech Titans Awards
The Tech Titans Awards were launched in 2001 by the Metroplex Technology Business Council, North Texas’ most comprehensive organization supporting technology. The prestigious annual contest recognizes outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made contributions during the past year locally, as well as to the technology industry overall. The Tech Titans committee is a group of dedicated volunteers who organize the awards ceremony each year, and judges for the contest are drawn from a variety of disciplines in technology, leaders in the DFW area and past winners. For more information, visit www.techtitans.org