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AOTMP® Announces Telecom, Mobility, and IT Management Industry Award Finalists

Finalists and winners to be recognized at AOTMP® Engage virtual event on April 22

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – April 5, 2021   Organizers at AOTMP ( have announced finalists for 12 prestigious awards. The 2021 AOTMP® Industry Awards recognize individual and organizational innovation and excellence in the telecom, mobility, and technology ecosystem. Winners will be announced on April 22 at AOTMP® Engage, a 4-day virtual event. Individual and company finalists are as follows:

Timothy Colwell, AOTMP® Executive Vice President, says, ‘It is an honor to recognize the most talented people and companies in the telecom, mobility, and IT management industry. AOTMP® is excited to highlight success stories that exemplify the most extraordinary professional and team achievements of the past year.’

IT Professional of the Year

  • Daniel Hereford – SmartBank
  • Doug Rabold – HCL America
  • Steve Cobb – One Source

Mobility Professional of the Year

  • Cory Works – Norma Group
  • DJ Oreb – DMI
  • Sissy Finch – CBI Telecommunications Consultants

Telecom Professional of the Year

  • Amr Ibrahim – Ultatel
  • Gina Aro – ON Semiconductor
  • Mark Hearn – Network Control

Rising Star

  • Kelly Hoyle – Telarus
  • Mohammed Hussain –Tangoe

Operational Excellence

  • General Dynamics Information Technology
  • IPification
  • Telarus


Business Impact

  • eLynx Technologies
  • IPification
  • Tangoe

Hottest New Telecom / Mobility / IT Solutions

  • Calero-MDSL
  • Kymeta Corporation
  • PicUP
  • Sakon
  • Samsung SDS
  • Tellennium

Telecom / Mobility / IT Vendors of the Year

  • Accenture
  • Accessory 1
  • Cascade Asset Management
  • Network Control
  • io
  • Sakon
  • SaltDNA
  • Unimax

This year’s panel of judges includes:

  • Gerry Imhoff – SVP and CIO, Maritz (retired); President, Gateway Advisory, LLC
  • Heather Vaughn – Director, Service Delivery, Ontario Systems
  • Joanie M. Wexler – Principal, Joanie M. Wexler & Associates
  • Nick McQuire – SVP and Head of Enterprise Research, CCS Insight
  • Peter Hum – Managing Director, StrateValue Pte Ltd
  • Stephen Loynd – Founder & Principal, TrendzOwl

Visit the AOTMP Engage 2021 virtual event site for more information on the awards and other event details.

About AOTMP®

AOTMP®, the Association of Telecom, Mobility, and IT Management Professionals, is building a membership organization dedicated to serving the more than 10 million professionals who support the industry around the globe.  The association’s mission is to bring these professionals together to help advance the industry while bringing more value and impact to their respective organizations. AOTMP® supports the industry and its professionals with memberships, training, certifications, events, a management framework and advisory relationships that optimize overall business results.  Learn more at