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PODER Magazine Awards CEO Tony Jimenez for Entrepreneurship

Tony Jimenez, CEO and President of MicroTech has recently been recognized by the American Business Council Foundation (a part of PODER magazine) for Entrepreneurship. His company Microtech is in fact certified as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business and National Minority Supplier Development Council.

The PODER’s Business Awards have been honoring innovative, influential and collaborative leaders since the year 2012.

Apart from his success with MicroTech, which is a supplier of process driven performances,  Jimenez has also been recognized for his contributions to communities like the Hispanic and the Veteran, with his strategy, vision and energy. MicroTech is in fact the largest IT integrator owned by a Hispanic in the U.S. He was thus awarded the PODER AMB* Entrepreneurship award. The PODER Business Awards was held on the 14th of November in Miami, Florida.

"The PODER Business Awards recognize so much more than individual accomplishments. They serve to show that making a positive difference often starts with a simple gesture," said Jimenez. "I applaud PODER for taking the time and effort to celebrate those who make a difference in the world and I am honored and humbled to be a recipient of such a distinguished award.", as reported by

The Master of Ceremonies was John King. Some of the other notable leaders who were honored are CEO Paul Polman, Unilever CEO Rafael Moreno Valle, the awardee for Philanthrophy in education President Fundacion UNAM, and the awardee for courage, Jose Antonio Vargas.

"The PODER Business Awards have grown into one of the most prestigious annual events in the Americas, recognizing the most successful men and women in business, entrepreneurism and the arts," said Nicolas Ibarguen, publisher of PODER Magazine. "A PODER Business Award represents significant accomplishment and recognition by the awardees' peers."

Apart from this, Jimenez has also been recognized by Goldman Sachs as the most Innovative Entrepreneur of the year. He has also been recognized by the County Chamber of Commerce at Fairfax as the GovCon executive for the year.


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