SkyBitz President & CEO Named Washington SmartCEO 2011 Brava! Women Business Achievement Awards Winner
SkyBitz continues to demonstrate strong recognition for its proven and innovative technology solutions, as reflected by its strong leadership and record sales.
STERLING, Va. – July 12, 2011 – SkyBitz®, the leader in remote asset tracking and information management solutions, today announced that Dr. Homaira Akbari, President and CEO, has been named a winner of the Washington SmartCEO magazine 2011 Brava! Women Business Achievement Awards. The Brava! Awards recognize the contributions of 25 female business leaders in the Washington area.
“I am honored to be placed with such a prestigious group of Brava! Award winners,” said Homaira Akbari, President and CEO, SkyBitz. “I attribute our recent successes to a strong dedicated team, a proven customer valued solution and our ability to continue to drive innovation in remote asset management technology. We are continuing to expand our customer base across key verticals including heavy equipment and construction, oil and gas, and the public sector and we are poised for global expansion with our newest GLS solution yet to be announced.”
SkyBitz experienced stellar sales the first half of the year, with strong bookings and revenue growth. This is the result of key new customer acquisitions and existing customers’ re-commitments as well as strategic vertical market expansion. With new solutions and additional enhancements yet to be announced, the company is uniquely positioned to continue on this growth path and further solidify its position as the North American market-share leader through 2011 and beyond.
The SkyBitz patented Global Locating System (GLS) technology is an efficient satellite communications protocol that excels in power efficiency, accuracy and reliability. SkyBitz has gained valuable operational experience with over 700 large public, private and public safety customers and hundreds of thousands of assets tracked on a daily basis. SkyBitz also offers a variety of other asset tracking solutions based on a comprehensive portfolio of GPS-GSM services and sensors.
About Brava! Women Business Achievement Awards
The Annual Brava! Women Business Achievement Awards celebrate CEOs, founders, presidents, owners and executive directors who combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community across the Mid-Atlantic. These female CEOs have become exemplary leaders in their companies and the community by encouraging local philanthropy, mentoring fellow CEOs and setting their companies on the path to tremendous growth.
About SmartCEO magazine
Washington SmartCEO magazine is a regional business publication for growing companies, aimed at providing features, analysis and case studies each month to educate and inspire Greater Washington’s thought leaders. Our readers range from young, dynamic companies to established multi-generational family owned firms.
About SkyBitz, Inc.
SkyBitz is a leader in global remote asset management solutions, providing real-time information on the location and status of assets. More than 700 enterprises rely on SkyBitz technology to achieve total asset visibility, improved security, lower operating and capital expenses, and enhanced customer service. SkyBitz delivers its solution via SkyBitz Insight, a secure web-based application that is fully customizable and requires no software downloads. SkyBitz is a privately held company backed by Garvin Hill Capital Partners LLC, Highstar Capital, Inverness Graham Investments, Motorola Ventures and ITV, a fund of Cordova Ventures. For additional information, visit www.skybitz.com or the company blog at www.skybitz.com/blog.