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TIBCO Founder & Chief Executive Officer Vivek Ranadivé Honored as Silver Stevie® Award winner in 2014 American Business Awards

Palo Alto, CA – WEBWIRE

TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) announced today that chairman, founder and CEO Vivek Ranadivé has been presented with a Silver Stevie® Award in the Executive of the Year category at the 12th Annual American Business Awards.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. Nick named the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the ABA trophies were presented to winners during a gala banquet on Friday, September 12 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

Ranadivé founded TIBCO with a vision of bringing real-time computing into the mainstream. TIBCO is now a global leader in infrastructure, visual analytics and real-time event processing software, and is depended upon by more than 4,000 of the world’s largest companies, including nearly all 100 of the Fortune 100. In his extensive career, Ranadivé has led the advancement of real-time technology in business operations and decision-making, earning him the nickname “Mr. Real Time” in technology circles. In the past year, Ranadivé has led TIBCO in a new direction with his vision for providing the world’s leading companies with solutions that turn Big Data into Fast Data, helping enterprises gain a real-time competitive advantage while improving the lives of their customers.

“My career has been devoted to building teams of incredibly smart people to develop the most cutting-edge technology platforms to help companies in every industry,” said Ranadivé. “This acknowledgement from the American Business Awards is just as much an honor for me as it is for everyone at TIBCO, and speaks to our hard work and dedication to making the world a better place through technology.”

Ranadivé was nominated in the Executive of the Year category for Computer Software companies with more than 500 employees. All organizations operating in the U.S. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. Winners this year were selected by more than 240 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process.

TIBCO was also honored with a silver Stevie Award in the Company of the Year category for Computer Software companies with more than 250 employees.

“We’re delighted to recognize so many innovative companies, new products, technical achievements, and technology executives this year,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder, Stevie Awards. “We congratulate all of the Stevie Award winners, and thank them for the inspiration their achievements have stimulated.”

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners who were announced on September 12 are available at

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, and the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

About TIBCO Software Inc.

TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) is a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software. Whether it’s optimizing inventory, cross-selling products, or averting crisis before it happens, TIBCO uniquely delivers the Two-Second Advantage® -- the ability to capture the right information at the right time and act on it preemptively for a competitive advantage. With a broad mix of innovative products and services, TIBCO is the strategic technology partner trusted by businesses around the world. Learn more about TIBCO at

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