Purdue CS Startup Honored
Arxan Technologies, which uses software patents licensed from Purdue, was recognized May 16th at the 2003 Mira Awards. Professors Mike Atallah and John Rice, and Assistant Department Head Tim Korb - founders and research scientists with Arxan - attended the ceremony in Indianapolis at the Indiana Roof Ballroom. Arxan Technologies received a finalist award in the Gazelle category. Nominees for the Gazelle award have been in business less than two years from the initial commercialization of its principal product and sell products or services developed in the advanced manufacturing, health & life sciences, or information technology industries, are innovative and deliver new and measurable value to their customers, and are able to demonstrate the ability to preserve and sustain growth. Congratulations to our CS faculty and the others at Arxan Technologies!
Another Purdue notable - President Martin Jischke! - was also honored at the ceremony. President Jischke received the Trailblazer in Technology Award for his leadership support of technology in the State of Indiana.
Mike Atallah accepts a Mira award on behalf of Arxan Technologies from TechPoint President Donna Gastevich and CEO, David Becker.
Sharing in the celebration were (left to right) Nancy Rice, Jean Jackson, Kathy and Tim Korb, Karen White, Karen and Mike Atallah, and John Rice.
Purdue President Martin Jischke received the Trailblazer in Technology Award.