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Logic PD Named Finalist for 16th Annual Tekne Awards

By Business Wire News   


The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named Logic PD as a finalist in the Internet of Things category for the 2015 Tekne Awards, which will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Wednesday, Nov. 18. The Tekne Awards honor Minnesota companies and individuals who have shown superior technology innovation and leadership.

Logic PD is being recognized for an Internet of Things product developed with St. Paul-based Geissler Corporation, a veterinary technology company. Logic PD helped Geissler transform their business by unlocking new data with Whisper, a digital diagnostic stethoscope. By leveraging big data, Logic PD helped Geissler evolve their business from a single-sale product to a monitoring service and finally to data-driven operations to offer customers complete insight into their herd with the ultimate benefit of decreasing Bovine Respiratory Disease by 38% globally.

“We are honored to be recognized by MHTA for guiding our clients through each step of the product lifecycle to a connected device yielding valuable data and their competitive advantage,” said Bruce DeWitt, president and CEO, Logic PD. “This recognition is a testament to Logic PD’s ability as a system integrator to deliver innovative solutions for the Internet of Things and the growing digital world.”

Presented by the MHTA,the Tekne Awards annually recognize Minnesota’s best and brightest technology users and developers in innovation, development, education, commercialization and management. A full list of finalists is available online at

“Each year, MHTA seeks out companies and people leading the way in innovation in Minnesota,” said Margaret Anderson Kelliher, president and CEO of MHTA. “These advancements are changing the way people all over the world live and work, and the Tekne Awards recognize those achievements.”

The 16th annual Tekne Awards program will begin at 4:30 p.m. with a VIP registration and reception, followed by general registration and cocktails at 5 p.m. The awards ceremony will commence at 7 p.m., with a post-event reception at 8:30 p.m. WCCO anchor Amelia Santaniello will emcee the event.

For additional information, or to register for the 2015 Tekne Awards program, visit or contact Aly Roach at 952-230-4553 or

About Logic PD
Logic PD (, collaborates with clients to help them throughout the complete product lifecycle to accelerate their growth and capture value. Logic PD provides services at any stage in the product lifecycle by helping customers understand their business, user and technology needs and specializing in helping them meet digital business requirements. With services in analytics and research; design, engineering and manufacturing; and product support services, Logic PD helps its clients identify opportunities, reduce risk, and control costs to deliver innovative products to market faster. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, with offices in Boston and San Diego.

About Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA)
MHTA is an innovation and technology association united in fueling Minnesota’s prosperity. We help bring together the people of Minnesota’s technology ecosystem and lead the charge in directing technology issues to Minnesota’s state capitol. MHTA is the only membership organization that represents Minnesota’s entire technology-based economy. MHTA members include organizations of every size − involved in virtually every aspect of technology creation, production, application and education in Minnesota. Find out more online at or follow MHTA on Twitter at

Logic PD
Kim Davis, 612-436-9701
Director, Corporate Communications


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