2012 winners’ news

Achievers Wins Best Place to Work Award

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“Achievers is proud to be named as a Best Place to Work because it’s what we strive for every day and it validates our employee-centric company culture,” says Razor Suleman, founder and chairman of Achievers. “Achievers is committed to employee success, and this helps us build our engaged and passionate workforce that provides outstanding products and services to our clients.”

Cloud Gaming Startup Agawi Chosen as One of the Fastest-Growing Companies of the Year in 2012 Best in Biz Awards

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“We’re thrilled to be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards,” said Agawi CEO and co-founder Rajat Gupta. “Agawi has a small, but growing, dedicated team putting in a lot of hours, and it’s really starting to pay off. We’re striving to push the envelope in cloud gaming, and this is just the beginning of where we can help take the industry as a whole.”

Alert Logic Recognized for Innovation and Growth With Premier National Business Awards

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“With new products, expanding partnerships and increasing customer adoption, Alert Logic continues to raise the bar for growth and innovation in security for the cloud,” said Gray Hall, president and CEO of Alert Logic. “These awards are a testament to the company’s achievements to date and validate the opportunity for further acceleration in the high-growth cloud security market.”

Arkeia Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“We are proud to be ranked among the top hardware, software, and appliances of the year by the judges in this year’s Best of Biz Awards,” said Bill Evans, Arkeia Software CEO. “Our entire team works diligently every day to ensure that our customers benefit from a backup solution that provides them with the flexibility, proven reliability and world-class technical support for which we are known. Winning recognition for these efforts from awards programs like the Best of Biz Awards further validates this hard work and helps quantify our position as an industry leader. Our entire team can be proud of this recognition.”

Aternity Recognized for Breakthrough in Enterprise Mobility Management

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“Our employees are our biggest asset and creating a nurturing environment that promotes their talents is a foundational principle of our business,” said Trevor Matz, President and CEO of Aternity. “We are all extremely proud and honored by the recognition we have received throughout 2012 for both our exceptional team and our groundbreaking technology.”

Attensity Experiences Stellar Year With Exemplary Customer Renewal Rate, Social Analytics Platform Expansion and Industry Presence

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“Attensity has ended 2012 on a high note, just named a bronze winner in the Enterprise Product of the Year category of the Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.
“We are thrilled by how strong the last 12 months have been for Attensity,” said Ian Bonner , chief executive officer of Attensity. “Our success in 2012, despite a constantly evolving market, is a testament to Attensity’s leading innovation in social analytics.”

Axceler’s ControlPoint Recognized in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“Being recognized in the highly competitive Enterprise Product of the Year category is an honor,” said Michael Alden, president and CEO of Axceler. “This award is further validation of ControlPoint’s customer value and innovative ability to secure information in social collaborative platforms.”

Bill.com Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“We are pleased to be named a gold winner in the Best in Biz Awards, especially in the category of ‘Support Department of the Year’ since customer satisfaction is one of the most important asset any business can have,” said Rene Lacerte, founder and CEO, Bill.com. “We constantly strive to deliver superb service to our customers, and are pleased to see that our hard work is paying off for our customers.”

Black Duck Wins in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“We are thrilled to receive this prestigious recognition of our global momentum and growth,” said Tim Yeaton, President and CEO, Black Duck. “Black Duck’s success is a testament to open source software’s growing importance in many industries. We will continue to lead the market in delivering innovative solutions for the adoption, governance and management of open source software to our customers.”

BlackLine Systems Executives Take Home Gold, Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“Two BlackLine Systems management team members have been named Gold and Bronze award winners for ‘Marketing’ and ‘Finance Executives of the Year,’ respectively, in the 2012 Best in Biz Awards – the only independent business awards program judged exclusively by members of the press and industry analyst communities.”

Broadview’s Cloud-Based OfficeSuite Named Business Service of the Year

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“We are honored to be recognized by Best in Biz Awards’ impressive panel of experts,” said Broadview’s Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer, Ken Shulman. “What differentiates OfficeSuite from other business phone systems is that it enables SMBs to upgrade to the latest enterprise-grade technology for no upfront capital expense. And while many businesses on the East Coast are still trying to recover from Hurricane Sandy, Broadview customers with power experienced 100% uptime––even companies that had offices damaged by the storm were able to stay in touch with their customers thanks to OfficeSuite’s built-in disaster avoidance features.”

CallFire Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“We’re gratified by the Best in Biz recognition, coming as it does just two months after rolling out our enhanced telephony platform,” said Dinesh Ravishanker, CEO, CallFire. “The Best in Biz Awards reflects the judgment of many of the best minds in technology and business. It’s a huge honor for our organization as a whole and especially for the development team that spent the last two years building our flagship product.”

ChannelAdvisor Wins Best in Biz 2012 Bronze Support Department of the Year Award

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“It is very important to be in touch with our customers’ needs and make sure each one is satisfied with the ChannelAdvisor experience,” said ChannelAdvisor Director of Customer Success Greg Ives. “Receiving a Best in Biz Award is a testament to our commitment to provide high-quality customer service day-in and day-out, and I’m very proud of the support team’s hard work this year.”

Clinical Research Advantage Receives Gold Best in Biz Award for Business Development Department of the Year
Clinical Research Advantage Receives Silver Best in Biz Award for Finance Executive and Finance Department of the Year

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“Casey Orvin and Amanda Drake have been vital to CRA’s substantial growth over the past couple of years,” said Mark S. Hanley, the company’s Chief Executive Officer. “Through their efforts, the number of clinical trials conducted by CRA increased by nearly 150%, and it continues to grow at an unprecedented rate.”
“Jim Vesely and his team have done an extraordinary job. Through their efforts, CRA was able to grow our geographic presence and our employee base at a time when many other businesses in our industry were cutting back,” said Mark S. Hanley, CRA’s Chief Executive Officer. “The awards received by Jim, Sandy and Jan are well deserved.”

Conduit Mobile 2012 Awards: Ending the Year on a High Note

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“Conduit Mobile is honored to have been named a Bronze winner in the 2012 Best in Biz Awards, under the category of Small or Medium Business Product of the Year. Conduit Mobile’s easy-to-use, DIY app maker platform allows businesses to create their own mobile app and website in minutes, with special features tailored specifically for small businesses.”

Coupa Wins 2012 Best in Biz Award

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“This award is an indication of our growing presence in the market, which can be attributed to our easy-to-use, pure cloud platform that helps our customers gain significant cost- savings,” said Tony Wessels, vice president, Marketing, for Coupa. “Employees and partners around the world work diligently to ensure that our customers are wildly successful with their implementations, and we are looking forward to continuing our momentum.”

Deacom, Inc. Wins Bronze for Enterprise Product of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“We are very honored to receive this distinction. Deacom is dedicated to offering the best possible enterprise software system for process manufacturers. Our single system solution aims to simplify what is an inherently complex environment and allow enterprises to streamline their operations. It is great to be recognized for our efforts in this field,” said Jay Deakins, President of Deacom, Inc.

DisclosureNet™ Wins MarCom and Best in Biz Awards

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“Our employees are our most valuable asset,” notes Peter Kaju, DisclosureNet CFO, “so we want them to look forward to coming into work, and enjoy themselves here.” The company has operated on this philosophy for the last 10 years, and will continue to do so in new and exciting ways. Kaju is thrilled about DisclosureNet’s standing as a silver Best Place to Work, saying that “it’s fantastic to receive endorsement from a credible awards body like Best in Biz.”

dotloop CEO Austin Allison wins in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“This award is further validation of the dotloop team’s exceptional work and of our collective achievements in providing our customers with the best user experience possible,” said dotloop CEO Austin Allison. “I’m honored to win this award and am proud to share it with the dedicated and talented team that makes dotloop great.”
“I’m thrilled and honored to be recognized as a Best in Biz Executive” Austin Allison said. “It truly reflects the hard work that everybody at dotloop manages to accomplish each and every day; something I’m still amazed by and proud to be a part of.”

e-Cycle Mobile Recycling Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“This gold award is especially meaningful to us because of the Best in Biz unique judging process,” said e-Cycle CEO Christopher Irion. “Winners are determined in part by experts in the industry. We are pleased that they have recognized our efforts to lead the industry in terms of innovation and delivering value to the organizations that turn to us for their mobile recycling needs.”

EMN8 Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“We strive to provide the best technology solutions that add incredible value to our partners while simplifying the experience for consumers and we are honored to be recognized by such prominent industry figures and receive the Gold award for Enterprise Service of the Year,” Perse Faily, CEO and president of EMN8, said in a press release.

Empathica Wins Bronze for Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“We’re honored to be recognized by the press and industry analysts as an innovator in customer experience management,” said Dr. Gary Edwards, chief customer officer, Empathica. “Our clients have witnessed firsthand how Empathica Local helps brands enhance the customer experience across locations. At Empathica, we appreciate this important recognition of our thought leadership.”

Epicor Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“This is the first year Epicor has won in the esteemed Best in Biz Awards. “We are honored to be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards,” said Pervez Qureshi, president and CEO for Epicor. “This award is a result of our ongoing commitment to provide unparalleled innovation in our technology, software, and services. With a strong commitment to customer success — our growth is evident in our focus to empower customers with the right tools to successfully drive their businesses to achieve success.”

Epson Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“As Epson has continued to provide superior color printing solutions for small-to-medium-sized businesses, we are honored to have been recognized with a Gold Award for the WorkForce Pro C Series line of workgroup color printers,” said Grace Huang, group product manager, Business Imaging, Epson America. “To be acknowledged by industry experts and media reinforces Epson’s commitment to continue offering innovative solutions that boost productivity while staying true to our heritage of professional quality and performance.”

Financial Finesse Wins 2012 Best in Biz, Enterprise Product of the Year Award

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Liz Davidson, CEO and Founder of Financial Finesse, notes that, “Employers are seeking a new way of getting financial education to younger employees that appeals to the natural ways they prefer to learn and manage their money. These younger generations are already struggling more than Boomers did at their age due to the Recession and need to receive guidance in a way that makes sense to the issues they face, not the ones their parents and grandparents faced.”

Best in Biz Awards are the only business awards program judged by national members of the press and industry analysts. Each year, they recognize top innovators in over 50 award categories and have become a leading program recognizing the most innovative and forward thinking leadership and products around the world.

FireHost Wins Enterprise Service of the Year From Best in Biz 2012 Awards

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“Recognitions like this award underscore how important cloud security is to the enterprise, and that FireHost is leading the charge to solve the immense challenge of cybercrime,” says Chris Drake, CEO of FireHost. “It’s humbling to be selected by this judging panel of top industry influencers who understand one of the greatest challenges and opportunities facing businesses today. FireHost is honored to be a recipient.”

Harbortouch Named Silver Winner in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“We are honored to be acknowledged by this independent panel. It validates the value and quality of our POS system and the program we are offering to our customers,” states Harbortouch CEO Jared Isaacman.

Hudson Horizons Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“Daryl H. Bryant, CEO of Hudson Horizons, feels honored to have received such an award and looks forward to the agency’s continuous growth. “We are extremely honored to be named a bronze winner in the Fastest Growing Company of the Year by Best in Biz. This is an accolade that truly rewards the Hudson Horizons Team for our tremendous efforts. There is nothing more gratifying than receiving recognition for the growth we’ve experienced over the years. I dedicate this one to the entire HH Team.”

iCIMS Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“iCIMS is honored to be recognized by the Best In Biz Awards as one of the fastest growing companies in North America,” said Colin Day , Chief Executive Officer, iCIMS. “Awards like this validate our path of delivering best-of-breed talent acquisition software solutions and allow us to stand out in a crowded market space. Our success will continue as we launch new product upgrades and offerings that equip HR professionals with the most robust tools to handle the trends of the industry,” concluded Day.

Lattice Engines Wins Best in Biz Awards, Enterprise Product of the Year

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“Lattice salesPRISM Big Data analytics platform takes companies beyond the hype of Big Data to deliver tangible results to their bottom line,” said Shashi Upadhyay, CEO of Lattice. “It’s an honor to be recognized by a distinguished group of judges who understand the market opportunity and reality for Big Data.”

MAQUET CARDIOHELP Heart-Lung Monitoring System Wins Top Honors

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“Since CARDIOHELP was launched in the United States in 2011, it has broadened the field of cardiopulmonary support,” said Raoul Quintero , President and CEO, MAQUET Medical Systems USA. “It has been used successfully in more than 100 cases in patients whose heart and/or lungs were failing and who required immediate, mobile, life-sustaining resuscitation, either at the bedside or in the field. The five industry awards that CARDIOHELP has received to date validate its advanced technology and innovative design as well as the exceptional skill of the engineering teams who developed it for critically ill patients needing heart-lung support.”

‘We Are Maquet’ Wins Silver Award in Video of the Year

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“The theme this year was ‘We Are Maquet’ and the mission was to depict the unified goals of the three branches of their sales division. We wrote, directed and produced the video, shot over two days at our client’s headquarters and our boss’s beautiful house in New Jersey.”

Marketo Social Marketing Bronze Winner in Best Biz Awards 2012

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“Marketo Social Marketing named bronze winner in Best New Product of the Year category in Best in Biz Awards 2012.”

Marvell Wins Prestigious Enterprise Product of the Year Award for 2012

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“Marvell is extremely honored to have received this mark of distinction from the Best in Biz panel of judges,” said Alan Armstrong, vice president of marketing for the Storage Business Group at Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. “So far DragonFly has been incredibly well-received in the marketplace and recognition from Best in Biz further validates the platform’s status as one of the world’s preeminent enabling technology for the next generation of large scale public and private data centers. By solving the growing storage I/O and latency bottlenecks that currently plague the cloud storage landscape, DragonFly has emerged as one of the most viable PCIe storage acceleration adapters for enterprise storage and server OEMs.”

Meditab Software Wins Bronze in Best In Biz Awards 2012

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“We’re honored to be in the top three most customer friendly companies,” said Mike Patel, CEO of Meditab Software. “We work very hard to ensure that our customers are receiving the best possible support and resources, so it’s great to be recognized for our efforts.”

Métier Wins Award for Friendliest Customer Service

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“We are thrilled to be recognized for customer service innovation by the Best in Biz Award’s panel of technology press and industry analysts,” said Douglas Clark, co-founder and chief executive officer of Métier. “We view our customers as our collaboration partners. Sharing a common vision with our customers through the PMO Central custom roadmap process has allowed us to achieve remarkable results. With PMO Central, our clients gain increased visibility, improved productivity and enhanced project performance that directly impacts their bottom line – and we enjoy getting to celebrate every victory with our customers along the way.”

Mindjet Enters 2013 as Most-Awarded Collaboration Company of Past Year

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“2012 was a great year highlighted by our product progression into the SaaS and mobile space,” said Mindjet CEO Scott Raskin. “The tremendous industry recognition validates this strategic direction and underscores our significant customer benefits. The ultimate reward is delivering a great product that continues to help people work inspired.”

National Association of Realtors® Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards

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“I am honored to have our accomplishments be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards panel of top editors, publishers and analysts,” said Stinton. “I’m pleased to accept this award on behalf of NAR’s members and all of their hard work to build communities and advocate for policies that help sellers protect their investment and buyers build theirs, because homeownership benefits individuals and families and is integral to our nation’s economy.”

Judges from Top-Tier Media Publications like ABC, BusinessWeek, PC Magazine and USA Today select NetCom Learning as Company of the Year

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“It’s been a wonderful year for NetCom Learning and receiving the Best in Biz Award is a real honor to include in the achievements we have earned this year,” said Russell Sarder, CEO of NetCom Learning.

Netwatch wins prestigious US award

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“It is a privilege to receive this Best in Biz Award with winners such as Dell, Hilton Hotel Group, Symantec and Epson America having won in other categories. This award is a true testament to the great people we have in Netwatch who live and breathe our values every day and of our investment in R&D which continues to accelerate our growth internationally,” said David Walsh, Group CEO of Netwatch.

Best in Biz Awards Names NoetixViews Workbench a Best New Product of 2012

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“We’re thrilled to be accepting another award for NoetixViews Workbench!” said Paul Winterstein, director of product management at Noetix. “But, our greatest excitement comes from seeing customers using Workbench for the very reasons we created it—they’re quickly and easily getting reports they couldn’t get before by augmenting our out-of-the-box content with their unique customizations, while retaining the lowest cost of ownership by keeping everything within the Noetix operational reporting framework.”

Optify Wins in Best New Product of the Year Category

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“We’ve spent the last year fine-tuning our software suite to offer digital marketing agencies and B2B marketers with an enterprise-grade, end-to-end marketing solution that includes the capabilities they need to be successful in this evolving digital landscape,” said Rob Eleveld, CEO of Optify. “Recognition from this esteemed award further supports our mission to provide our customers with an industry leading product.”

Other World Computing Wins Two Silver Best in Biz Awards 2012 for Newer Technology Power2U and Social/Environmental Efforts

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“We are very flattered to receive a Silver Best in Biz Award for both our Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet and our corporate citizenship efforts,” said Larry O’Connor, Founder and CEO, Other World Computing. “In our mission of developing industry leading solutions, we strive to not only innovate, but also to operate our firm in a way that maximizes efficient use of resources we require. Winning these awards recognizes our on-going success in meeting both goals.”

PGi Wins Two Executive of the Year Awards from 2012 Best in Biz Awards

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“We are honored by this recognition from so many prominent analysts and journalists from across the industries of business and technology,” said Mr. Jones. “It has been an exciting year of innovation and growth for PGi, and we take pride in the acknowledgment of our continued focus on creating products that help businesses meet and collaborate in more enjoyable and productive ways.”

Rakuten Loyalty Wins 2012 Best in Biz Award for Innovation

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“I am thrilled for our employees that Rakuten Loyalty was named one of the Best in Biz Awards 2012 Winners,” said Michael Jaconi, CEO of Rakuten Loyalty. “Our success and this notable achievement are a reflection of the talented people we have assembled at Rakuten Loyalty. Our team earned this award through their hard work and innovative spirit, and I think this illustrates that the caliber of people we’re bringing into our company represent the best of the best.”

Reputation.com Wins Silver in “Best in Biz” Awards

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“This Best in Biz Award highlights the incredible responsiveness of our Member Services team and we’re very appreciative,” said Fertik.

Responsys CEO Honored With Best in Biz Award for Executive of the Year

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“Our growth is driven by best-in-class digital marketers who realize the long term value of leveraging the digital channels to build individual, one-to-one relationships with their customers,” said Springer. “I’m incredibly proud to lead the talented global team at Responsys responsible for continuing to innovate and enable our customers to increase engagement and ROI by automating millions of individual conversations across email, mobile, social, display and the web.”

Richardson’s Andrea Grodnitzky Honored with Industry Awards for Excellence

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“Andrea’s leadership is widely recognized within our company and within the industry,” says David DiStefano, Richardson President and CEO. “She has developed a strong organization beneath her, and she continues to make significant contributions as a member of the senior management team.”

Next-Generation Outplacement Leader RiseSmart Named Most Innovative Company of the Year Silver Winner by the Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“This recognition from the Best in Biz Awards provides further proof that companies recognize the value of cloud-based outplacement solutions and the services RiseSmart can offer,” said Dan Davenport, co-founder and VP of operations at RiseSmart.

Safelite AutoGlass Wins 2012 Best in Biz Awards in HR & Customer Service

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“We are honored to be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards for both People First and customer delight. This illustrates how closely the two are aligned,” said Tom Feeney, president and CEO of Safelite AutoGlass®. “I thank our associates who have worked so tirelessly to make this a great place to work by caring for our people and our customers.”

Savoir Media Wins Gold International Stevie Award for Women in Business and Is Named Bronze Winner for the Best in Biz Awards for Best Public Relations Campaign of 2012

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“We are thrilled to be recognized as a leader in our field,” said Christine Dunn, founder and President of Savoir Media. “We wish to thank the judges for understanding, and rewarding, our unique team approach and the hard work we put into our campaigns to achieve this high standard.”

Doug Serena, CIO Continues to Earn Recognition

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The Doug Serena, CIO project is now also award winning, having been named a Gold Medal winner in the ‘Film or Video of the Year’ category for the Best in Biz Awards 2012. Winners of the Best in Biz Awards 2012 were determined by an independent panel of 32 judges from top-tier news, business and technology publications, broadcast outlets and analyst firms, such as ABC, BusinessWeek, Computerworld, Entrepreneur, eWeek, Examiner, Forbes, FOX News, and IDG. We are excited that Doug Serena, CIO has continued to drive awareness of the benefits of Orchestrated IT, and are appreciative that it is being recognized even outside of IT.”

SilkRoad Technology Wins 2012 Best in Biz Award

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“What differentiates Point from any other social collaboration software on the market today is the integration with a complete talent management suite and its ability to organically pinpoint the influencers within an organization, which empowers them to drive company and career success simultaneously,” said Edward Vesely, EVP and chief marketing officer of SilkRoad Technology. “We are honored to have this innovative new application recognized by our industry peers as 2012′s Bronze winner for Best New Product.”

SOA Software Honored as One of the Most Innovative Companies of 2012

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“Our engineering organization has been very innovative,” said Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President SOA Software. “This award is a welcome validation of that ethos.”

Spreadshirt awarded the silver in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“Spreadshirt, custom apparel manufacturer took the silver for fastest growing medium sized company. It has been a pivotal year in the momentum of Spreadshirt:
- Celebrated their 10th anniversary
- Moved up nearly 1000 spots on Inc 500/5000 list
- Opened second U.S. manufacturing facility in Nevada
- On target to hit revenue of $100M in 2012
- Increased US workforce by 96% and expect same in 2013″

S.T.A.R.S. Receives Gold Best in Biz Award for Human Resources Executive of the Year

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“Kara Chase has been instrumental in the success of S.T.A.R.S., Heartland Health and Clinical Research Advantage,” said Mark S. Hanley, Chief Executive Officer of S.T.A.R.S. “She was responsible for leading a series of initiatives to safeguard each company as it grew. This enabled us to manage our unprecedented growth while upholding our high standards for quality and service.”

Stroll Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards

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Selected by industry analysts and members of the press, Stroll’s explosive hiring and revenue growth stood out among more than 400 entries. [...] “As Stroll continues to grow, I am amazed by the tremendous accomplishments of our team and the recognition we have received from the industry,” says Dan Roitman. “It is an honor to be highlighted alongside some of the most quickly growing, successful companies in the country, and I commend the other winners for their success.”

SynCardia Wins Two Best in Biz Awards and a Copper Cactus Award for Innovation

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Gold Winner: Freedom® portable driver: The Freedom portable driver is the world’s first wearable power supply for the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. Weighing 13.5 pounds, the Freedom portable driver allows stable Total Artificial Heart patients who meet discharge criteria to wait for a matching donor heart at home and in their communities instead of in the hospital.

Tax Resolution Services, Co. Wins Gold in 2012 Best In Biz Awards

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Upon finding out the news of the company’s gold win and Compton’s selection, Rozbruch said, “I’m very proud of my colleague Brian Compton for his continuing status as one of the top executives in his field. His work day in and day out directly benefits the company so it’s gratifying to see him acknowledged nationally as the top Business Development Executive of the Year.”"This latest award does not just recognize me as an individual but also the success of our company’s program and how we continue to work to help our clients,” said Compton. “I am honored to accept this gold award and know it couldn’t have been won without the contributions of the many talented individuals who work behind the scenes at Tax Resolution Services, Co. The Best in Biz Awards is one of the premier independent awards programs in the nation at this time.”

Tekelec Wins Bronze for “Most Innovative Company of the Year” From Best in Biz Awards

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“The New Diameter Network represents the first stage in mobile operators’ evolution to software-defined networks,” said Doug Suriano, CTO of Tekelec. “The end game is a self-organizing, self-optimizing, and self-determining network that will allow operators to become digital lifestyle providers and extend their value to dozens of new vertical markets.”

Alfonso Macias and Tracy Keyser of TLK Fusion Win Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“It is an honor to be ranked in the top tier of Business Development Executives. It has been an ongoing process of learning and adapting to the changing market to get to this point. This is only the beginning and I will continue to grow and apply my expertise in everything I do,” said Macias.
“I am truly honored to receive the Bronze award from Best in Biz Awards 2012 for Marketing Executive of the Year! I pride myself on hard work, a creative mindset, and passion for the brands I represent, so this is a lovely surprise,” said Keyser.

TOA Technologies’ Jeffrey Wartgow Wins a Silver Best in Biz Award 2012 for Building Successful Partner Networks

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“I’m honored to be able to call these best-in-class technology companies our partners – and proud that Jeff is leading the worldwide initiative to build and strengthen our relationships with these innovative organizations. His tireless commitment is the driver behind the diverse partner channel and critical alliances that TOA Technologies has today. We’re very pleased that Jeff has been recognized for his and TOA’s success with the Silver Best in Biz Award for Business Development Executive of the Year,” said Yuval Brisker, co-founder and CEO, TOA Technologies.

ThreatMetrix Wins Bronze for the Enterprise Product of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“As cybercrime becomes more sophisticated, developing advanced cybersecurity technologies and protecting our customers against fraud and malware remains our top priority,” said Reed Taussig, president and CEO of ThreatMetrix. “It is an exciting accomplishment for our cybercrime solution to be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards, and we continue to update our platform to stay ahead of cybercriminals.”

Unified Payments Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“We are excited to have been recognized as the category Gold medal winner,” said Oleg Firer, Executive Chairman of Unified Payments. “We have been expanding at a furious pace for the past few years resulting in a combined sales growth rate of over 27,000%! I’m profoundly grateful to our business partners, merchants and most notably our talented team. It is their hard work and dedication that has made it possible to both grow the business exponentially and maintain the level of service and support our merchant customers depends on every day.”

UpMo Wins Award for Executive of the Year in 2012 Best in Biz Awardsr

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What makes this award so special is that it’s the only independent business award program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. We already know that our CEO rocks, but to have this fact acknowledged by such a distinguished panel is very meaningful.
Said our award-winning CEO, Promise Phelon, upon learning of the win: “I am deeply honored to be recognized by such an esteemed group of industry luminaries. At UpMo, we’re building exciting technology to help enterprise customers recognize and properly value the contributions of their employees. It is all the more meaningful to receive this award while undertaking this particular challenge.”

VerticalResponse CEO/Founder Janine Popick Named Executive of the Year in Best in Biz Awards

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“We were attracted to the Best in Biz Awards this year because the judging committee is made up of business and tech press and analysts,” said Popick. “They have their finger on the pulse of the latest and greatest in our industry, so being recognized by such a prestigious group is beyond humbling.”

VirtuOz Intelligent Virtual Agent Solution Named 2012 Best in Biz Winner

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“We are honored to win bronze in the ‘Enterprise Service of the Year’ category,” said Alexandre Lebrun, president and CEO of VirtuOz. “Virtual agents offer a conversational interface — whether speech, text and tap — that is preferred by today’s digital savvy consumer. This award further validates the growing market demand for these types of applications to help businesses truly deliver an engaging experience that wins their customer’s loyalty.”

Virtustream Recognized as an Innovation Leader in the Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“We are honored that top industry journalists and analysts have chosen to recognize Virtustream as an innovation leader in this year’s Best in Biz Awards,” said Rodney Rogers, chairman and CEO of Virtustream. “This acknowledgment further validates Virtustream’s strong market position as we continue expanding our secure, high-performance cloud software and services tailored to the needs of enterprise customers.”

Wolper wins bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2012: Most Customer-Friendly Company of the Year

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“We’ve always considered customer service to be a company-wide focus, not the purview of a single department. With training and communication and empowerment, we support our customer-facing staff with the goal of exceeding customer expectations every day,” said Susan Wolper, President and CEO of Wolper Information Services. “We are honored to be recognized by the Best in Biz Awards for this uncompromising attention to customer care and for being a customer-friendly company overall.”

YesVideo is Named Winner for Most Customer Friendly Company of the Year in Best in Biz Awards

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“We are incredibly proud of our team and we believe that our stellar customer service has helped us achieve our position as the market leader,” said Michael Chang, CEO of YesVideo. “We process thousands of videos each day, and remain committed to treating every single order with great care. Everyone on our team worked hard to win this award, and we are thrilled about it.”

ZAGG Inc Wins Gold, Bronze Awards in Best in Biz

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“It is an honor to be recognized by the Best in Biz organization, and we are very excited to have our products and teams acknowledged for their contributions to our success,” said Kent Wuthrich, executive vice president of marketing for ZAGG Inc. “These awards help us gauge our level of achievement as we strive to be the preferred brand in consumer electronics and to offer creative product solutions.”

Winners Announced in Best in Biz Awards 2012

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“Over 400 award submissions were received in a variety of company, executive, team, and product focused categories. Hundreds of public and private companies from virtually every major industry took part in the second annual awards program, showcasing the very best of North American business.”

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