2010

2010 Winner Profile

FONA International

  • Project Description: Food flavoring manufacturer FONA International has deployed an internal social network called FONApedia, which runs on Socialtext's software-as-a-service platform. The platform is designed to disseminate market changes, best practices and ideas, and employees can update it themselves. One result: Workers send less email.
  • Project type: Web 2.0
  • Business Functions: Human resources, Research & development/product development, Sales
  • Business Goal: Operational
  • CIO: Steve Brewer, Development Director of Business Applications
  • CEO: Joseph Slawek, Founder, President & CEO
  • Headquarters: Geneva, Ill.
  • Industry: Manufacturing
  • Website: www.fona.com