VendScreen, Inc., inventor of the VendScreen Revolution™ smart device for new and existing vending machines, is happy to announce its founder and CEO, Paresh Patel, received a ConnectED Award at the 2012 Connected World Conference on June 12, 2012, in St. Charles, Ill.
Also recognized was VendScreen’s co-founder and CTO, Glenn Butler, who received the “Connector” designation.
ConnectED Awards highlight individuals who have applied special innovation and unique vision to successfully bring their ideas into the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and connected devices marketplace.
“As recipient of the ConnectED Award, Paresh should be proud to find himself among some of the best companies, and entrepreneurs, found in the M2M industry today,” said Mike Carrozzo, chief editor, Connected World, in a prepared statement. “He has displayed a great deal of innovation, as well as determination, to get to this point, making his success well deserved.”
The 2012 Connected World Conference serves as a flashpoint for M2M and connected device innovation; technology-conscious consumers and upwardly mobile entrepreneurs gather together with tech-minded professionals, making it the industry event for individuals looking to create or utilize the very latest integrated devices and technologies.
“This ConnectED Award is a real honor for Paresh and VendScreen,” said Glenn Butler, co-founder and CTO of VendScreen, Inc. “It perfectly represents the vision he has inspired and the energy he has brought. He passionately challenged the slow pace of innovation in the vending machine space and brought new, wireless technology to old, outdated vending machines, and in doing so, elevated the vending machine industry as a whole into the digital age.”