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Thorsten Braun Wins the 2021 Joe Clarke Innovator Award for Software Technology

Thorsten 2021 Joe Clarke Innovator Award

ColorLogic GmbH

11 November 2021

RHEINE, GERMANY — ColorLogic GmbH, part of Hybrid Software Group, is proud to announce the recipient of the 2021 Joe Clarke Innovator Award in the category for Business Innovation and Software Technology goes to Thorsten Braun, Chief Technology Officer of ColorLogic GmbH. The recipients of this prestigious award exhibit the Joe Clarke spirit of innovation through the invention or renovation of existing products, processes, or methodologies to improve the print industry.  

The virtual event was held on November 10, 2021 to welcome the newest inductees to the prestigious Academy of Screen and Digital Printing Technologies (ASDPT). Additionally, they gave the 2020 and 2021 recipients of the Joe Clarke Innovator Awards the award. The Academy of Screen and Digital Print Technologies selects the award recipients.

“It is an honor to receive this award,” states Thorsten Braun, CTO of ColorLogic GmbH. He also states, “Color management is my passion for over 25 years and it feels amazing to see that our industry recognizes the impact of this technology.”

This makes it award no. 3 for for the year 2021 from the PRINTING United Alliance. 

About Thorsten Braun: Thorsten Braun leads the development team at ColorLogic GmbH in designing award-winning color management software for the printing industry. He was an early developer of ICC based color management and focuses on breakthrough color management technology. In the past, he worked at LOGO GmbH & Co. KG and GretagMacbeth AG, where he focused on the development of algorithms for color transformation and also developed the well-known ProfileMaker. For 30 years, Thorsten’s experience landed him on advisory committees to establish international print standards with the latest being Expanded Gamut Printing in a CMYK work space.


About ColorLogic GmbH: An award-winning, global company with a commitment to provide the most advanced software technology in color management. Their suite of products includes ColorAntCoPrA, and ZePrA, which offer a range of color management technology with a high level of automation possibilities. ColorLogic GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hybrid Software Group PLC (Euronext: HYSG).

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