Blog / December 12, 2016
Vesper has clenched two accolades for its work developing intelligent piezoelectric MEMS sensors and contributing to the booming Boston startup ecosystem.
BostInno announced the 50 on Fire winners in September, and on November 7th, BostInno will host an official event to honor the people, companies and ideas that continue to cement Boston as the global hub for innovation. 50 on Fire highlights companies that have had a banner year in Boston’s innovation economy, with winners selected by the publication’s editorial team. Vesper was honored in the Lifestyle category given its consumer tech focus and praised for its major funding growth, synergistic partnerships with companies like Remote Solution and simplehuman, and its impressive product rollouts, including the VM2020 and VM3000 microphones.
Additionally, Bobby Littrell, founder and CTO of Vesper, was selected as a Boston Business Journal (BBJ) 40 Under 40 honoree. BBJ announced its honorees in August and recognized them at a reception and awards ceremony in October. This award celebrates leaders making an impact in Massachusetts’ industries, representing for-profit, nonprofit and government sectors. Bobby Littrell was selected as an honoree by the BBJ editorial staff from nearly 420 nominations for his work pioneering piezoelectric MEMS.
“The 40 Under 40 program is the most competitive awards program we run, and this year’s class represents the best and the brightest in Massachusetts,” said Carolyn Jones, the Business Journal’s market president and publisher.
Vesper is honored to be recognized as an innovation leader in the Boston area and proud of Bobby’s inclusion in the BBJ’s dynamic group of leaders making a lasting impact in Massachusetts.