Press Release

StarFish Medical President, Scott Phillips, named VIATEC’s Executive of the Year

June 8, 2011

Scott Phillips, founder and President of StarFish Medical, is honoured to be named Executive of the Year by the Vancouver Island Technology Association (VIATeC). Recognized by his peers for his leadership and achievements to date, Phillips received the award at VIATeC’s annual VIATeC Awards gala event on June 2, 2011. Proud to be a member of such an accomplished and vibrant technology community, Phillips extends his congratulations to all the finalists and winners in this year’s VIATeC awards program and expresses his appreciation to VIATeC and its members.

“As an organization, VIATeC has done a great job of bringing the local technology community together and championing our cause as an industry,” says Phillips, “The determination and innovation of each member of the VIATeC community is evident in the increased growth and visibility that we have seen over the last year.” A long time supporter of the technology community on Vancouver Island and B.C., Phillips is pleased to be a part of that success and recognizes the accomplishments of his fellow technology professionals, including the following award recipients from this year’s VIATeC Awards:

GeoDigital International Inc.
Technology Company of the Year
Sponsored by Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

Checkfront Inc.
Emerging Technology Company of the Year
Sponsored by KPMG LLP

Tony Melli
The Colin Lennox Award for Technology Champion
Sponsored by Adamek Financial

Sanjai Sundher
Education Champion
Sponsored by City of Victoria, Mayor’s Technology Council

PC Health Advisor, ParetoLogic
Product of the Year
Sponsored by Backstage Games

Wifarer Inc.
Innovative Excellence
Sponsored by Megson FitzPatrick Insurance Services

Carmanah Technologies Corporation
Environmental Excellence
Sponsored by

Atomic Crayon
Online Strategy of the Year
Sponsored by Sharp’s Audio Visual

Denis Morais, ShipConstructor Software Inc.
Employee/Team of the Year
Sponsored by Cube Global Storage

Reliable Controls Corporation
Employer of the Year
Sponsored by ParetoLogic

Daniels Electronics
VIATeC Member of the Year
Sponsored by Vancouver Island Technology Park

LL Brougham Inc., Chartered Accountant
Member’s Choice for Service Provider of the Year
Sponsored by StarFish Medical

About StarFish Medical
For more than ten years, StarFish has provided practical and innovative solutions in all aspects of medical device design and manufacturing, from product definition and technical engineering to formal product development and volume production in a quality environment. StarFish, an ISO 13485 certified company, provides practical turnkey to medical device companies all over North America.  The company’s cross-functional team offers expertise in engineering physics, electronics, software, firmware, mechanical engineering, industrial design and manufacturing transfer.

For more information please contact:
Scott Phillips, President


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