Rockville, MD – April 27, 2012 – TurningPoint Global Solutions, a software engineering and Information Technology (IT) professional services firm, was awarded the 2012 Technology Firm of the Year award by the Technology Council of Maryland (TCM), which is Maryland's largest technology trade association with more than 400 biotechnology and technology members, employing more than 200,000.


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“We at TurningPoint are honored by this recognition from the Tech Council of Maryland.  This was truly a team effort by all of our employees,” said Bangalore Shivacharan, CEO and Co-Founder at TurningPoint.  “We are pleased by this recognition of our solutions that enable taxpayer dollars to be more efficiently used by the Federal government, and help commercial clients to reduce risk, reduce cost, and accelerate delivery.

The TCM Annual Tech Awards Celebration is regarded as Maryland’s premier awards ceremony for the technology sector.  In attendance at the annual celebration on April 26, 2012, were over 850 technology and business leaders from around the state and political leaders including Senator Jennie Forehand; Senator Rob Garagiola; Senator Nancy King; Delegate Charles Barkley; Delegate Kathleen Dumais; Delegate Brian Feldman; Delegate Guy Guzzone; Delegate Sheila Hixson; Delegate Ben Kramer; Delegate Susan Lee; Delegate Kirill Reznik; Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith and Delegate Jon Cardin.  

The Technology Firm of the Year award acknowledges the organization in the Mid-Atlantic region who has demonstrated innovative technologies and products that are making a difference in the way companies do business.  The other finalists for this award were: Comcast, Broadsoft, Inc., and GlobalNet Services, Inc.  TurningPoint’s receipt of High Tech Firm of the Year demonstrates:

  • Innovative products and services relevant to the market,
  • Strong long-term prospects for business,
  • Evidence of: market penetration, impact on the market, and positive influence on the marketplace, and
  • Achievement of significant, measurable success.

TurningPoint founders Bangalore Shivacharan and David Hughes accept award for High Technology Firm of the Year.

“We are grateful to the Tech Council of Maryland and the State Government for creating a business environment that drives innovation and spurs economic growth,” said David Hughes, TurningPoint Managing Partner and Co-Founder.  “We look forward to continuing to do business in one of the most innovative technology centers in the world.”

About Turning Point Global Solutions

Headquartered in Rockville, MD, TurningPoint is a CMMI Maturity Level 3, independently appraised software engineering professional services firm that serves a diversified group of commercial and government customers, enabling them to generate value from their IT investments. TurningPoint achieves these results through the successful planning, development, integration, and maintenance of IT solutions, and by driving operational efficiencies into infrastructure operations. TurningPoint's focus is on providing high availability business applications that improve bottom-line results by streamlining high-transaction-volume, mission-critical business processes. For more information, visit