Bob Kocher of Ideal Innovations a Finalist for the SmartCEO GovStar Award

Recognized as One of Greater Washington's Top Government Contractors

October 13, 2011 – Ideal Innovations, Inc. (I3), a leader in biometric and forensic technology, announced today that CEO Bob Kocher has been named a finalist in the second annual GovStar Awards, a program by SmartCEO magazine and Sheppard Mullin. The GovStar Awards recognize Greater Washington-area businesses and executives who exceed the highest expectations in the complex and competitive sector of government contracting.

Mr. Kocher has made a positive impact on the security of the U.S. with his innovative spirit and takes pride in anticipating and confronting emerging threats and integrating new technologies in law enforcement, biometrics, identity management, information systems, force protection and engineering. "

The company's elite staff, combined with a track record of excellent performance, distinguishes us in the security sector," said Kocher. "Our biometrics and forensics teams have become critical in military efforts to identify, track, and eliminate terrorist activity across the globe and we're proud to have SmartCEO recognize those achievements."

An event honoring the GovStar finalists was held tonight at the Hyatt Regency Reston. A portion of the proceeds were donated to the Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that provides assistance to Wounded EOD Warriors and their families in the form of financial relief.

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