Vertafore's SVP and CTO Honored with Seattle Business Magazine's 2016 Executive Excellence Award

January 29, 2016 /

Bothell, WA – January 29, 2016 – Vertafore®, the leading provider of software that transforms the business of insurance, today announced Theo Beack, SVP and CTO, has been selected as the winner of Seattle Business Magazine’s fourth annual Executive Excellence Award as Washington’s Chief Technology Officer of the Year. Theo accepted his 2015 Executive Excellence Award at the awards reception, which took place on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Seattle’s Fairmont Olympic hotel, in front of 300 c-level executives based in Washington state. This honor follows 2014’s Puget Sound Business Journal’s CIO & CTO award, with which Theo was selected as the first winner in the new Outstanding CTO category for companies with less than $1 billion in revenue.

“Winning this esteemed award validates that our company’s vision to become the most disruptive innovator in the insurance industry is catching on and making strides,” said Theo. “This is a great way for our company to kick-off the New Year, and I’m fully committed to continuing on our disruptive path to revolutionize insurance technology.”

In its fourth year, Seattle Business Magazine’s Executive Excellence awards program works to recognize Washington state executives who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in driving business growth and accelerating success. The publication has established this award as the region’s most distinguished business accolade and exclusive event for Seattle’s business community. Theo Beack was chosen from a pool of 67 applicants including entries from some of the state’s most respected business and civic leaders. Judges selected winners they deemed as exemplifying “inspiring and energizing” approaches to company management.

Complete coverage of the 2016 Executive Excellence Awards is featured in the February issue of Seattle Business magazine and at

About Vertafore  Vertafore’s comprehensive insurance management software solutions lead brokers and carriers to adapt to an evolving insurance industry to efficiently scale their businesses through deeper access to information and insights. The Vertafore product line is built on a platform, empowering customers and other solution providers to adapt and thrive as the market changes. Vertafore’s platform features fast innovation, partnerships with the best technology companies, and customizable solutions to help companies remain independent during a time of industry disruption. As the leader in modern insurance technology with the largest customer base in the industry, Vertafore connects every point of the distribution channel, from agencies and carriers to MGAs, MGUs, and state governments. For more information about Vertafore, visit, read the company’s blog, and follow the company on TwitterLinkedin, and Facebook.

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Brian Brady Public Relations Manager, Vertafore +1 (720) 787-3114