REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 30, 2012) - Reputation.com, the leader in online privacy and reputation management, today announced that it has been named an "AlwaysOn Global 250" winner by the industry watchdog's editorial team and its partners. For the tenth year, AlwaysOn's annual award recognizes private technology companies who are peer leaders and software innovators in the Global Silicon Valley community. The selection is based on five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz. The 2012 winners are acknowledged for developing game-changing approaches and technologies that are expected to provide vital products to consumer and business users and open up "huge value-creation opportunities for their investors."
Selected as a winner from thousands of domestic and international companies by a panel of investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders, Reputation.com delivers singular technology solutions that make it easy for individuals and businesses to monitor and control the information about them that appears on the web. By combining reputation science, sentiment analysis, persona isolation and cloud refinement to cover every aspect of digital life, including social networks, social media, online search, data brokers and people search databases, Reputation.com focuses on ways in which consumers and companies can effectively own their identity and control the dissemination of their data. Its patented Reputation Science™ technology powers its product suite: MyPrivacy, MyReputation, Reputation.com for Business and ReputationDefender.
"In the social computing age, our online lives and identities, our private and personal decisions, are being turned into a key resource for commerce in Silicon Valley and elsewhere," said Reputation.com CEO Michael Fertik. "This radical exposure of our private lives calls for an effective anti-virus, and that is what Reputation.com delivers. We are honored to be among fellow disrupters in today's high tech landscape."
Reputation.com and other award winners were honored at AlwaysOn's tenth annual Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA July 23-24. This two-day executive gathering highlighted the significant economic, political, and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries and identified the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.
Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn, said, "The 2012 AO Global 250 winners are driving the technology market into new, uncharted territory, representing the highest-growth opportunities we've seen in the private company marketplace in the history of the Global Silicon Valley."
A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website.
Reputation.com's mission is to empower individuals and businesses to control their privacy and reputation online. Reputation.com was founded in 2006 and is the pioneer of online reputation management solutions. The company is recognized by World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer for its global technology leadership and innovation. The privately held company is headquartered in Silicon Valley, has an office in Germany and serves customers in 100+ countries.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn's preeminent executive event series includes the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, IMPACT Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, Venture Summit East, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, OnMobile, and GoingGreen Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.