Dr. Marc Abrams honored as Gold Winner of the 2013 Golden Bridge Awards’ Chief Technology Officer of the Year Blacksburg, VA – October 1, 2013 – Dr. Marc Abrams, Chief Technology Officer for Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC has earned the prestigious Gold status in the Golden Bridge Awards for CTO of the Year. The Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, case studies, product management, public relations and marketing campaigns, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups. Dr. Abrams led the development of a revolutionary new product, RapidStat, to solve the “last mile analytic” problem for Big Data users that is currently completing beta testing and will be released later in 2013. RapidStat, funded by NIH, bridges the gap between the lowest common denominator tool of analysts worldwide, namely spreadsheets, and big data technologies including Hadoop and MapReduce, no-SQL databases, and General Purpose Graphical Processor Units (GPUs). RapidStat empowers spreadsheet users to design and compose computational apps, without writing code; the apps are deployed on a compute cluster or cloud. Other Harmonia work initiated by Dr. Abrams includes artificial intelligence methods for command and control decision aids, machine learning methods for automating defense planning, and tools linking the usability engineering process to traditional software engineering to assist user interface designers in creating better user experiences in products. Golden Bridge Business Awards winners were selected by a panel of over 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world. The winners were honored during the awards dinner and presentation on September 30, 2013 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, industry leaders, and judges. “It’s an honor to be named a winner by Golden Bridge Awards for this esteemed industry and peer ‘Oscars of the business world’ recognition,” said Pallabi Saboo, CEO. “These awards are a testament to Dr. Abrams’s commitment to delivering the latest technology to our clients.”                        About the Golden Bridge Awards Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at www.goldenbridgeawards.com About Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC is a small, disadvantaged, woman-owned, qualified HUBZone company building cutting edge technology solutions to today’s problems and providing Information Technology (IT) services, staffing, and management. It has worked with several Federal agencies such as the Air Force, Army, DARPA, DOE, DOT, FAA, MDA, NASA, NAVAIR, NAVSEA, ONR, OSD, SPAWAR, NIH, SBA, USDA, and several large organizations such as General Dynamics, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, SAIC, Harvard, etc.    ]]>