This year Dr. James Truchard, co-founder and former CEO of National Instruments became the laureate of the State Award of Republic of Armenia for Global Contribution to Humanity through IT.
As one of Forbes’ America’s Favorite Bosses, Dr. James Truchard, commonly known around NI as Dr. T, has led the company from a three-man team to a multinational organization recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Places to Work and one of the top 25 “World’s Best Multinational Workplaces” by the Great Places to Work Institute.
During his visit the Laureate of 2018 dedicated time to get acquainted with Armenian culture by visiting Matenadaran, exploring our long path and rich historical heritage a remarkable part of which was introduced during his visit at the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex and Genocide Museum.
Dr. James Truchard also visited Synopsys Armenia where employees had an opportunity to meet him in person and address any questions of their interest.
The official ceremony of GIT was held on November 30 where the award was handed to Dr. by the Prime Minister of the RA.
“It’s an honor and it my pleasure to receive such an award. I feel appreciated and will do my best to use in favor of the further development of the IT field in Armenia.” Dr. T
“Thanks to this Awarding Ceremony, Armenia is being marked on the map as center of development of high tech. This country has a big potential, highlights Dr. T. former CEO of National Instruments, one of the world’s leading companies known as a producer of virtual instrumentation. I believe that Armenia, will be on the top list of the leading countries in the future world. ” mentioned Dr. Truchard.
For more details see: http://www.globalitaward.am/