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Nov. 5, 2010


Denim Group Principal Named Trinity’s 2010-2011 Outstanding Young Alumnus



Sheridan Chambers 

SAN ANTONIO – Sheridan Chambers ’97, principal of the Denim Group Ltd. in San Antonio, will receive the Trinity University Outstanding Young Alumnus Award for 2010-2011 at a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, in the Great Hall at the Chapman Center on the Trinity campus.


Chambers is the ninth Trinity graduate to receive the prestigious Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, which honors alumni who have graduated in the past 15 years. The University accepts nominations of alumni who have distinguished themselves in their profession and in service to the community, setting a standard of excellence worthy of recognition by the Alumni Association and the University. The recipient is selected by a committee of the National Alumni Board.


Chambers has demonstrated expertise in starting, running, and growing businesses for nearly a decade. With a strong history of bringing emerging technologies to market, Chambers provides vision and leadership in client consultation and also in his management of operations and finance at Denim Group. Chambers is currently on the Regional Review Committee for the Texas Emerging Technology Fund and is a past president of TASA (Technology Advocates of San Antonio).


Denim Group develops secure software, helps organizations assess and mitigate risk with existing software, and provides training on best practices in software security. The company is a strong contributor to the larger application security community and has been involved with the Open Web Application Security Project since shortly after its inception. Additionally, Denim Group was ranked in Inc. Magazine's 5,000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America in 2008 and 2009.


Previous to working at Denim Group, Chambers was an officer or founder of three companies. He was president of BrandDefense, a privately-funded intellectual property protection company; vice president and general manager of Rare Medium, San Antonio, responsible for managing seven offices of the Java development effort; and founder of Atension Inc., a professional services firm that was acquired by Rare Medium.  


Chambers has been recognized as North Chamber Entrepreneur of the Year, one of the San Antonio Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40, SATAI Technology Superstar, and as one of Texas Monthly’s “30 Multimedia Whizzes Under 30.”


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