UDT Executive Named CTO of the Year by Latino Information Technology Group

DORAL, FL– May 11th, 2012 – The Latinos in Information Science and Technology Association (LISTA) has elected to honor Daniel Rodriguez, CTO at United Data Technologies (UDT), with its 2012 CTO of the Year Award. The award will be presented Thursday, May 24, at a National Latino Technology Achievers Award Gala, being held 7-10 p.m. at the Meliá Atlanta Hotel, 590 West Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, Ga.  A welcome reception will be held in Rodriguez’s honor 6 to 8 p.m., May 23, at the same location. The awards gala is part of an Emerging Technology Leadership Summit, being held May 24, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Georgia Tech Research Institute, 250 14th St., NW Atlanta. It will highlight 15 years of LISTA’s focus on developing America’s 21st Century Information Sciences and Technology workforce and empowering the Latino community with technology to close the digital divide.

“I am deeply honored to be recognized with this achievement,”

said Rodriguez.

“I am also proud to be just one of many Latinos in the Information Technology industry that innovate and create new technology advances all over the world.” UDT President and CEO Henry Fleches said UDT is pleased to have one of its leaders recognized by a national organization that is committed to the advancement of Latino professionals in the IT arena.  “Daniel is a valuable member of the UDT team and exhibits the level of achievement and success that LISTA promotes,” he said. “We are proud of his accomplishments, commitment to excellence, and the example he has set for other IT professionals throughout the industry.”

In his current position, Rodriguez is responsible for all UDT technology solutions, consulting and internal information technology. Prior to joining UDT, he was the Global Alliances CTO at EMC Corporation, a $14 billion information infrastructure and storage provider. He was responsible for pre-sales systems engineering, client solutions, technology consulting, and strategic technology direction for many global Fortune 500 customers. LISTA is a not-for-profit organization that assists Latino technology professionals in advancing their careers and providing inroads for the community at large to take advantage of technology. The network reaches over 65,000 Latino professionals nationwide.

About United Data Technologies:

United Data Technologies Inc. (UDT), named one of the 50 fastest growing IT firms in the U.S. by Everything Channel, is a leading provider of high-performance technology solutions in the Southeastern United States. The company is dedicated to helping our customers maximize their investments in IT by reducing the risks, costs and complexity of deploying next generation technology (RC2). UDT partners with top tier leaders in the industry to provide the latest products, from personal computing, audio visual infrastructure to data center solutions. At UDT, we believe that your IT experience should always help you “accomplish more.” Learn more by visiting www.udtonline.com. United Data Technologies (UDT) is a registered trademark and/or trademark of United Data Technologies, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions.

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