Technology Council Of Southern California Names HireRight 2008 Internet Company Of The Year

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 5, 2008--The Technology Council of Southern California has named leading provider of on-demand employment screening solutions, HireRight, Inc. (NasdaqGM: HIRE), the 2008 Internet Company of the Year. The awards were presented at the Tech Council's annual gala event on Thursday, February 28, in downtown Los Angeles at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Now in its 14th year, the Technology Industry Awards recognize technology leaders that have made outstanding contributions to the industry over the past year.

"The competition for an award like this is always fierce, so we are truly honored to be recognized by the Technology Council as the Internet Company of the Year," said Eric Boden, HireRight Chairman and CEO. "This award is a testament to the tireless efforts that have been put in by our team and further validates the innovative on-demand employment screening solutions we are delivering to the market."

The Technology Council of Southern California is a premier forum for providing the events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed. According to Catrina Luedtke, executive director, Technology Council, "This year's awards once again featured an amazing array of technology companies with compelling growth and leadership stories. We are pleased to recognize HireRight among the 'best of the best' in technology from Southern California in 2008."

About HireRight
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions that help employers efficiently implement, manage and control screening programs. Many companies, including more than 60 of the Fortune 500, currently trust HireRight because the company delivers customer-focused solutions that provide greater efficiency and faster results. HireRight also provides pre-integrated employment screening services through enterprise e-recruiting solutions from top providers such as Oracle/PeopleSoft, Taleo, Vurv, ADP/VirtualEdge and PeopleAdmin. HireRight's worldwide headquarters are located in Irvine, California, with offices and affiliates around the globe. For more information, visit the company's web site at

About the Technology Council of Southern California

The Technology Council of Southern California is a premier forum for the region's technology leaders, providing events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed. From recognizing excellence in innovation through its annual awards event to providing access to funding through VentureNet, the Technology Council supports companies throughout their entire corporate lifecycles. Founded in 1991 as the Software Council of Southern California, the Technology Council has a 17-year history of supporting technology companies across the region. For more information visit

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