April 5, 2012


Announcing the 2012 Power Players in the Cloud

AlwaysOn is proud to announce the first annual Power Players in the Cloud list, honoring the champions of entrepreneurship who are helping the Global Silicon Valley dominate today's on-demand, cloud, and SaaS marketplace.

The AlwaysOn Power Players in the Cloud list honors the most influential people in the banking, venture capital, legal, and accounting world who support on-demand entrepreneurs that are bringing massive technology breakthroughs to the cloud, on-demand, and SaaS world. These individuals and their firms are the infrastructure workhorses behind the ideas that make the Global Siliconn Valley an incubator for success, creating strong digital media companies that are building forward-thinking, indispensable products.

Behind every successful Internet and mobile technology startup is a handful of power players guiding the founders. The Power Players in the Cloud span a wide range of talents, from seed investors to accountants to venture capitalists to legal counsel. This year's Power Players in the Cloud list tops more than 120 players in three categories and highlights a impressive range of talents available for startup entrepreneurs with the right ideas and mindsets to break away from the pack. The AlwaysOn editorial team scoured the Global Silicon Valley to identify this year's list of people who are behind the startup founders that are creating high-growth businesses and ensuring they will offer huge upside potential for their investors.

Congratulations to this year's Power Players in the Cloud winners. As the top venture capital-backed media companies continue to bring new, innovative products and services to the world, they're backed by the people from this list. These powerful individuals are bringing a new generation of innovation to the technology marketplace and the Global Silicon Valley.
* ATV General Partner Bob Hower featured among the 2012 Power Players in the Cloud