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PropTech Innovator Kerry W. Kirby Named to Silicon Bayou 100 List of Most Influential Technology Entrepreneurs

NEW ORLEANS, LA - 365 Connect, a leading provider of award-winning digital marketing, leasing, and resident service platforms for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that its founder and CEO, Kerry W. Kirby, was featured for the ninth year in a row on the Silicon Bayou 100 List of Louisiana’s most influential leaders intechnology and entrepreneurship.

The Silicon Bayou 100 recognizes the most influential entrepreneurs and innovators in the state. This prestigious accolade acknowledges Kirby’s commitment to the technology community – from his building of one of the most highly acclaimed tech companies in Louisiana, to his mentorship of various startups and support of educational events in the New Orleans area. His considerable list of achievements have made him a continual stand-out in the Silicon Bayou 100 List alongside other influencers across the Pelican state.

Kirby stated, “I am proud to be an integral part of our technology community and honored to be recognized beside some of the most visionary entrepreneurs in our state. Together, we are proving to the rest of the world that we have a unique business ecosystem that is supportive, responsive, and thrives on the next-generation of change-makers.”

Kirby is an entrepreneur, technology innovator, and the founder of New Orleans-based 365 Connect, an internationally recognized, award-winning technology firm focused in the multifamily housing industry. An acclaimed speaker, author, and technology expert, Kirby has published numerous articles, studies, and contributed to several nationally published books. He has served as a speaker and panelist at universities and conferences, in addition to appearing on various media outlets such as the BBC Digital Planet program and NPR News. Known for his passion to foster the next generation of innovators, he is one of the most prominent supporters of educational technology events in the New Orleans area.

“Louisiana, known as the Silicon Bayou, is rapidly becoming a place where entrepreneurs, innovators, and venture capitalists are making great strides in modern technology,” Kirby explained. “State and local governments, economic development groups, universities, and start-up accelerators are supporting entrepreneurship and high-growth companies in Louisiana like never before. I am excited to be a part of it.”

ABOUT SILICON BAYOU 100: The Silicon Bayou 100 is the annual list of the 100 most influential and active people in tech and entrepreneurship in Louisiana. The list is compiled by the community through an anonymous nomination process. The Silicon Bayou 100 is hosted by Silicon Bayou News, the leading start-up and technology media property in Louisiana, it reaches hundreds of thousands of visitors per month from all 50 states and over 100 countries. For more information

ABOUT 365 CONNECT: 365 Connect delivers the world's most sophisticated automated marketing, leasing, and resident engagement platform for multifamily communities across the globe. Designed to modernize transactions that empower people, the platform executes processes that accelerate operations and minimizes human intervention. Founded in 2003 with an unwavering commitment to connect people with where they live, 365 Connect is built for renters, management teams, and today's changing world. Learn how we are ready for what’s next at