Nexterra Energy Corp. President and CEO Jonathan Rhone has been named Person of the Year by the British Columbia Technology Industry Association for his demonstrated vision and executive leadership in British Columbia's technology sector. The award is presented annually by the BCTIA to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the technology industry during the past year. Criteria for this award include leadership and vision, reputation, and a demonstration of exemplary skills, mentorship and career success. The awards were handed out at the Technology Impact Gala held on June 17, and attended by more than 700 representatives from British Columbia's technology and business community. Nexterra was also nominated as Emerging Company of the Year.