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Technology Association of Georgia to induct Alan Dabbiere, AirWatch chairman into Hall of Fame

  • Maddie Cook By

On Monday, PwC announced Alan Dabbiere’s upcoming induction into the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Hall of Fame. The induction will be on March 25 at the 2015 Georgia Technology Summit. At the Cobb Galleria Centre event, Dabbiere will be honored among an audience of other technology executives and professionals that help bolster and further the Georgia technology community. This year’s summit concentrates on TAG’s focus to emphasize and promote the growing Georgia technology community across industries.

As the 2014 inductee to the Hall of Fame, Dabbiere will be recognized for his technology contributions to the state of Georgia. As a mobility innovator and entrepreneur for more than twenty years, Dabbiere has built two billion dollar companies in the state. In 1990, Dabbiere founded and served as the CEO of supply-chain software company Manhattan Associates.

In 1998, Dabbiere took Manhattan Associates public. Today the company has more than 2,500 employees and $400 million in revenues. He co-founded AirWatch in 2003 and guided the company’s shift to managing mobile devices. He currently serves as chairman of AirWatch where he advises the company vision and growth plans. Dabbiere helped lead the $1.54 billion VMware acquisition in 2014 and continues to drive the AirWatch vision and growth.

Dabbiere upholds a strong presence in the Georgia technology community, currently serving on the Board of Directors for TAG and Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Georgia Tech Hill Society and sits on the President’s Advisory Board for the technical institute. He also is an advisory board member of the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

In the PwC press release, TAG President Tino Mantella said, “As a founder of both AirWatch and Manhattan Associates, Alan serves as a shining example of the innovative and enterprising spirit that has made Georgia a leading technology center.  He is a true inspiration to many in our technology community and TAG is pleased to see him inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia at the 2015 Georgia Technology Summit.”

Maddie Cook

Maddie Cook

Maddie has a variety of journalism experience as a science and technology reporter, editorial editor and production manager. As a writer for the AirWatch blog, Maddie looks forward to being a resource for mobility professionals.

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