socalTECH Includes Jordan Ramer of EV Connect on List of Rising Los Angeles Area Tech Stars

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All socalTECH 50 Honorees Will Be Recognized at 7th Annual Digital Family Reunion, December 10th

Los Angeles, Calif. — (December 10, 2014)socalTECH.com, the most trusted news site dedicated to covering the business of technology in Southern California, recently announced its second annual socalTECH 50 list of the most promising technology professionals from San Diego to Santa Barbara. Included on the list is EV Connect (www.EVConnect.com) Founder Jordan Ramer.

This socalTECH 50 list recognizes the newest influential visionaries, entrepreneurs and others throughout the region who are most likely to create the next breakout company, technological leap, or otherwise influence the industry in a significant way.

Mr. Ramer has been instrumental in establishing EV Connect as a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions for commercial, enterprise, hospitality, universities and government facilities. Mr. Ramer has been deeply involved in EV Connect’s development of  the industry’s most robust and flexible cloud-based platform for the management of charging stations and the drivers that use them. He continues to be a thought leader in the industry.

Other honorees include Rick Eiserman of reinvigorated-for-the-Youtube-era TrailerPark, Jonathan Eppers of residential rentals disruptor RadPad, Mazen Fawaz of real estate matchmaker Agent Ace, Philip Lelyveld of the groundbreaking USC Entertainment Technology Center, Russ Reeder of hosting/cloud leader MediaTemple, Ian Siegal of hiring engine ZipRecruiter and 44 more. The complete list can be viewed here.

The socalTECH 50 recipients will be honored at the 7th annual Digital Family Reunion on Wednesday, December 10 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. For more information and tickets visit http://digitalfamilyinc.com.

“Selecting 50 people from among hundreds of nominees to represent the most promising technology leaders in the region was an extraordinarily difficult task,” said Benjamin Kuo, founder of socalTECH.com. “This year was particularly difficult, due to an explosion of startup activity in the region, which is now drawing entrepreneurs from around the world attracted by the rich environment for technology and media startups here.”

About socalTECH.com

Since 1998, socalTECH.com has been providing news and information about technology companies throughout the Southern California region. Coverage includes venture funding, business news, a calendar of events and feature interviews with local technology entrepreneurs and industry luminaries. The SoCal TechNews is published daily and also offers an extensive database of technology firms in the region, including venture capital and private equity firms, incubators, and service providers. For more information and to subscribe to the daily newsletter, visit socalTECH.com.

About Digital Family Reunion 

Started in 2008 with a vision to connect the Web 1.0 community with the next generation of digital media professionals in LA, the Digital Family Reunion has become an annual holiday celebration for Southern California’s entire technology industry to celebrate this vibrant community and honoring those who’ve made major contributions to the industry. Fueled by the passion of its four co-founders (Kurt Daradics, David Leighton, Brad Nye and Tony Winders) and the common interests of dozens of regional trade associations and professional networking organizations, DFR has become a must-attend technology event of the year. For more information, visit www.digitalfamilyinc.com.

About EV Connect

EV Connect is a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions for commercial, enterprise, hospitality, universities and government facilities.  EV Connect has developed the industry’s most robust and flexible cloud-based platform for the management of charging stations and the drivers that use them.  The EV Connect platform provides charging station-agnostic command and control; enterprise systems and energy source integration (via an open API); driver communications and support; and demand-response functionality across multiple charging networks.

Established in 2009, EV Connect’s customers include Yahoo!, Marriott, Western Digital, 21st Century Fox, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York Power Authority, and numerous municipalities.  For more information please visit evconnect.wpengine.com.​

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For more information on the socalTECH 50 list please visit http://www.socaltech.com or for event info or tickets please go to http://www.digitalfamilyinc.com/. For event press information please contact Susan von Seggern at susan@susanvonseggern.com or 213-840-0077. For information on EV Connect please contact Christine Adzich at 888-780-0062 or cadzich@evconnect.com

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