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geoAMPS' Leena Madan receives prestigious award

Leena Madan, Chief Operating Officer of geoAMPS, has been named one of the 2013 Most Powerful and Influential Women of Ohio by the National Diversity Council.
 
Leena and the eight other women selected for the honor will be recognized at the 6th annual Ohio Diversity and Leadership Conference Oct. 24-25 at the Westin Columbus Hotel in downtown Columbus.
 
“Being chosen to receive this award is a tremendous honor and I sincerely thank the National Diversity Council,” Leena said. “It is humbling to stand alongside such an amazingly accomplished group of women. 
 
“I share this award with our wonderful team of dedicated professionals at geoAMPS. Through a collective spirit of innovation, today geoAMPS offers the most comprehensive suite of software products and services in the marketplace.”  
 
geoAMPS  is a technology company in the Columbus area that is in its third year of operation. In her executive role, Leena is a key decision-maker in the daily operation of the company. Through her leadership, geoAMPS has established itself as the leader in creating software solutions to manage land rights and infrastructure assets. The company is revolutionizing industries by leveraging online, offline and mobile technologies within the land rights, infrastructure assets and data management markets. 
geoAMPS customers are located in several states. The company has expanded its client base into Canada. Its phenomenal growth is a result of establishing a reputation for high quality of products and services.
 
“Leena’s contributions to the growth and success of geoAMPS are immeasurable,”Yogesh Khandelwal, President and Chief Executive Officer of geoAMPS, said. “She also is active in the Central Ohio community, giving generously of her time and talents.
 
“I congratulate Leena on receiving this wonderful award, for which she is most deserving.”
 
The Ohio Diversity and Leadership Conference is an event filled with training, informative sessions, beneficial networking, open panel discussions and workshops. This year’s keynote speakers include Soledad O’Brien, Special CNN Correspondent and host of Starting Point, and actor Tony Plana.
 
In addition to the 2013 Most Powerful and Influential Women of Ohio, additional awards will be presented for Multicultural Leadership, Diversity Leadership and DiversityFIRST. The award recipients represent a wide range of industries throughout the state.

"I am very proud to recognize these extraordinary individuals, whose vision and commitment contributes to the advancement of diversity and inclusion within the workplace and community," Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the National Diversity Council, said.
 
In addition to Leena Madan, 2013 recipients of the Most Powerful and Influential Women of Ohio award are:
 
Jenifer Belt, Partner, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
 
Dr. Greer Glazer, Dean, College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati
 
Uma R. Kotagal, MBBS, MSc, SVP, Quality, Safety and Transformation and Executive Director of the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
 
Tricia Griffith, Claims Group President, The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies
 
Donna Jones Baker, President, Urban League
 
Dr. Belinda Miles, Provost and Executive Director of Academic and Student Affairs, Cuyahoga Community College
 
JoAnn Strasser, Partner, Thompson Hine LLP
 
Carolyn Cheverine, General Counsel and Secretary, Cliffs Natural Resources
 
As part of the activities during the conference, Leena is scheduled to participate in the Most Powerful and Influential Women panel along with JoAnn Strasser and Tricia Griffith. The panel will be moderated by Laura Thompson of Toyota.
 
Recipients of the Multicultural Leadership Award are:
 
Leon McDougle, MD, CDO, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
 
Victor F. Garcia, MD, Pediatric Surgeon, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Center
 
Myra Kennedy Fincher, Director, Commander Inspection Program, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton
 
Derek Roberta, Vice President New Media, AG Properties
 
Diversity Leadership awards will be presented to:
 
Karina Kogan, Advisor, National Accounts, University of Phoenix
 
Renita Jefferson, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, American Greetings Corporation
 
DiversityFIRST awards will be presented to:
 
Lisa Smith, Director of Diversity, Premier Health Partners
 
Thomas Lianez, Manager, Diversity and Talent Management, Bob Evans Farm
 
Dan Liggett is Communications and Public Relations Manager for geoAMPS, a Columbus, OH, area technology company that specializes in software solutions to manage land rights and infrastructure assets. For more information, visitwww.geoamps.com or call 614-389-4871.
 
This article also appears in:
Renewable Energy World 

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