2019 Winners

CEO Achievers | Business Role Model of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Feniex Industries | Austin, TX USA | Achieved 30% revenue growth in a saturated market | Hamza Deyaf, CEO

CEO Achievers | Champion of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Velocity Global | Denver, CO USA | In 2018, Velocity Global ranked #4 on the Inc. 5000 | Ben Wright, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Feniex Industries | Austin, TX USA | Achieved 30% revenue growth in a saturated market | Hamza Deyaf, CEO
BRONZE WINNERS
7 Stage Advisors | Butler, NJ USA | Carl donated over 1,000 coaching hours to those in need. | Carl Gould, CEO
Agiloft | Redwood City, CA USA | Pushing Agiloft’s revenue growth forward for the 4th consecutive year. | Colin Earl, CEO


Philip N. Kaplan, Chairman and CEO | GameWorks, Inc.

It’s an honor to be named Gold winner by CEO World Awards in two categories and to earn this type of esteemed industry and peer recognition.

These awards are a testament to our team’s commitment to ensuring our guests have the best entertainment and dining experience each time they enter our venues.

Since joining GameWorks last year, we have made great strides in enhancing our concept and expanding the guest experience. These efforts, coupled with our focus on leading the fast-growing esports sector, has allowed GameWorks to emerge the #1 national esports platform and a prime destination for gamers throughout the country. This has required deep dedication on the part of all our team members, and we greatly appreciate their efforts. This awards program acknowledges all we’ve done as a Company in the past year.


CEO Achievers | Lifetime Achievement Award
GOLD WINNER
USHEALTH Group, Inc. | Fort Worth, TX USA | Transformed multiple companies into “Best of Class” performers. | Troy McQuagge, President & CEO
SILVER WINNER
PJ Lhuillier, Inc. | Makati City, National Capital Region, Philippines | Led the cascade of the Financial Wellness Program to Ka-Cebuanas | Jean Henri Lhuillier, President and CEO

CEO Achievers | Transformation Leader Of The Year
GOLD WINNER
ARIIX | Bountiful, UT United States | A true innovator, Fred Cooper has transformed the direct-selling Industry. | Fred Cooper, CEO and Founder
SILVER WINNER
USHEALTH Group, Inc. | Fort Worth, TX USA | Transformed USHEALTH Group, Inc. from a “Worst” to “Best” performer. | Troy McQuagge, President & CEO

CEO of the Year | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance
GOLD WINNER
PJ Lhuillier, Inc. | Makati City, National Capital Region, Philippines | Led the cascade of the Financial Wellness Program to Ka-Cebuanas | Jean Henri Lhuillier, President and CEO
SILVER WINNERS
USHEALTH Group, Inc. | Fort Worth, TX USA | Transformed USHEALTH Group from “Worst” to “Best in Class” performance | Troy McQuagge, President & CEO
USHEALTH Group, Inc. | Fort Worth, TX USA | Transformed USHEALTH Group, Inc. from a “Worst” to “Best” performer. | Troy McQuagge, President & CEO

CEO of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
Best Version Media | Brookfield | Durand developed and maintains a highly awarded culture at BVM. | Dave Durand, CEO


Martín Migoya, Chairman, CEO & President | Globant S.A. 

First, let me say that receiving the top CEO of the year award is a recognition to all our Globers. I’m very pleased and extremely happy about this recognition, and I want to extend that to all our people around the world that make this company really, really great.

Together, we have created a unique culture. Our autonomous, agile and innovative teams are key to deliver the best solutions for our customers.

So thank you very much for that.


CEO of the Year | Aerospace & Defense
GOLD WINNER
Hilton Software | Coral Springs, Florida, United States of America | Market-leader in development of multi-platform mobile aviation solutions. | Dr. Hilton Goldstein, CEO and Founder

CEO of the Year | Business Products
GOLD WINNER
ThirdEye Gen | Princeton, NJ, United States | World’s smallest Mixed Reality glasses in market with built-in SLAM | Nick Cherukuri, Founder and CEO

CEO of the Year | Business Services
GOLD WINNER
Conga | Seattle, WA USA | Facilitated three acquisitions in five weeks, allowing product suite expansion. | Matthew J. Schiltz, CEO
SILVER WINNERS
BIA | New York, NY, USA | Leading BIA to win “Best Place to Work” recognition | Brian Schrader, CEO and President
Global Upside Corporation | San Jose, CA, USA | Serial entrepreneur with brands supporting some of world’s leading companies | Ragu Bhargava, Co-Founder and CEO, Global Upside Corporation
BRONZE WINNERS
Petra Coach | Brentwood, TN USA | Grew his company 67%, including international expansion | Andy Bailey, CEO and Founder
Total Administrative Services Corporation (TASC) | Madison, WI USA | Spearheaded creation of Universal Benefit Account (UBA), an industry breakthrough. | Dan Rashke, Chief Executive Officer

CEO of the Year | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet
GOLD WINNER
Cloudera | Palo Alto, CA USA | Cloudera has transformed into the platform enterprises use as-the keystone | Tom Reilly, CEO


Dave Durand, CEO | Best Version Media | Brookfield, Wisconsin, USA

It’s a privilege to build with the excellent people at BVM. Awards like this are always a shared honor. Winning this prestigious honor has been exciting and motivating for our people. Our publications not only help small businesses thrive, but they also bring communities closer together each month. Our success would not be possible without our amazing people, clients and readers that support us. It’s always great to have your company recognized as the best in the business, and we look forward to more recognition in the years to come.


CEO of the Year | Consulting
GOLD WINNER
Quantum 9, Inc. | Chicago, IL USA | Highest scored cannabis cultivation/processing application in the states of Pennsylvania. | Michael Mayes, CEO

CEO of the Year | Consumer Services
GOLD WINNER
PJ Lhuillier, Inc. | Makati City, National Capital Region, Philippines | Led the cascade of the Financial Wellness Program to Ka-Cebuanas | Jean Henri Lhuillier, President and CEO

CEO of the Year | Diversified Services
GOLD WINNER
PJ Lhuillier, Inc. | Makati City, National Capital Region, Philippines | Led the cascade of the Financial Wellness Program to Ka-Cebuanas | Jean Henri Lhuillier, President and CEO

CEO of the Year | Engineering and Technology
GOLD WINNER
Mapsted Corp. | Mississauga, Ontario, Canada | Developing most accurate indoor navigation platform with no external hardware | Paramvir Nagpal, CEO

CEO of the Year | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services
GOLD WINNER
Benchmark | Waltham, MA USA | Redefined senior living, both those who need care and associates. | Tom Grape, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
SILVER WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, NY USA | Build-out of profit share 401k plan for all employees | Jason Provenzano, President and CEO

CEO of the Year | Information Technology Services
GOLD WINNER
Tek Leaders | Plano, TX USA | Nearly doubled revenues (’17-’18); expected to nearly double again (’19) | Devender Reddy Aerrabolu, CEO

CEO of the Year | Information Technology Software
GOLD WINNER
Reltio | Redwood Shores, CA, USA | Grew Reltio from startup to leader in under a year. | Manish Sood, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Adaptiva | Kirkland, Washington, USA | Instrumental in creating partner relationships with Accenture, VMware, and DXC | Jim Souders, Chief Executive Officer
BRONZE WINNERS
Agiloft | Redwood City, CA USA | Pushing Agiloft’s revenue growth forward for the 4th consecutive year. | Colin Earl, CEO
Bonitasoft | Paris, France | Miguel Valdes Faura, founding CEO, leads Bonitasoft start-up to profitability | Miguel Valdes Faura, CEO and Founder
Globant | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Driving Globant from a startup to +9,200 people. | Martín Migoya, CEO
Nintex | Bellevue, WA USA | CEO redefines company’s global footprint in less than seven months | Eric Johnson, CEO
VirtualHealth | New York City, NY USA | 1,600% growth in monthly revenues, 1,000% growth in lives managed | Adam Sabloff, CEO

CEO of the Year | Manufacturing
GOLD WINNER
Feniex Industries | Austin, Texas, United States of America | 30%+ year after year growth in a saturated market | Hamza Deyaf, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, NY USA | Build-out of profit share 401k plan for all employees | Jason Provenzano, President and CEO

CEO of the Year | Media & Entertainment
GOLD WINNER
GameWorks, Inc. | San Francisco, CA, USA | Changing the trajectory of the company; positioning it for future | Philip Kaplan, Chairman and CEO

CEO of the Year | Metals, Mining, and Material
GOLD WINNER
KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. | Lubin/Poland | Signing the new agreement with China Minmetals | Marcin Chludziński, President of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.

CEO of the Year | Security Services
GOLD WINNER
Proficio | Carlsbad, CA USA | Brad has driven Proficio’s global expansion and rapid financial growth. | Brad Taylor, CEO and President

CEO of the Year | Security Software
GOLD WINNER
Darktrace | San Francisco, CA USA | Has overseen Darktrace’s meteoric rise in competitive and saturated market | Nicole Eagan, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Data Theorem | Palo Alto, CA USA | Himanshu led Data Theorem to lead the API security space | Himanshu Dwivedi, CEO and President
BRONZE WINNER
KnowBe4 | Clearwater, FL USA | Overseen acquisition of several companies that add to KnowBe4’s content | Stu Sjouwerman, Founder and CEO

CEO of the Year | USA
GOLD WINNER
ThetaRay | New York, NY USA | Doubled every parameter across the company, winning tier-1 bank deals. | Mark Gazit, Chief Executive Officer
SILVER WINNER
Merchants Fleet | Hooksett, NH USA | Brendan has implemented strategy, developed people, and innovated processes. | Brendan Keegan, CEO
BRONZE WINNER
Feniex Industries | Austin, Texas, United States of America | 30%+ year after year growth in a saturated market | Hamza Deyaf, CEO

Female CEO of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Hawthorne | Los Angeles, CA USA | Achieving 34% revenue growth YOY. | Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Harmonica | Santa Monica, CA USA | Katy helped launch the top-selling gluten-free pizza in the USA | Katy Saeger, President & CEO


Neha Goel, SVP, Marketing & Strategy | Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ USA

It’s an honor to be named a winner by CEO World Awards for this esteemed industry and peer recognition. These awards are a testament that our team’s commitment to innovation is reflected not only in our technology (SimplifyVMS), but in our philosophy of collaboration and strategic alignment with customers, partners, and analysts.


Female CEO of the Year | Business Services | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
The Leadership Agency | Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Building an award winning international company: CAD, UK, FR, US | Jamie Hoobanoff, Founder & CEO

Female CEO of the Year | Business Services | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
AB Tasty | Paris, France | She lead a round of funding while 9 months pregnant | Alix de Sagazan, CEO & Co-founder
SILVER WINNER
Darktrace | San Francisco, CA USA | Has overseen Darktrace’s meteoric rise in competitive and saturated market | Nicole Eagan, CEO

Female CEO of the Year | Canada
GOLD WINNER
DentalX | North York/Ontario, Canada | She has won several local, national and international awards | Anaida Deti, CEO
SILVER WINNER
The Leadership Agency | Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Building an award winning international company: CAD, UK, FR, US | Jamie Hoobanoff, Founder & CEO

Innovator of the Year | Business Services | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Merchants Fleet | Hooksett, NH USA | Overhauling programs and services, making them functional for the client. | Brendan Keegan, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, NY USA | Has instilled the calm approach Makers Nutrition team must take | Jason Provenzano, President and CEO

Innovator of the Year | USA
GOLD WINNER
USHEALTH Group, Inc. | Fort Worth, TX USA | Transformed USHEALTH Group from “Worst” to “Best in Class” performance | Troy McQuagge, President and CEO

Outstanding Executive-Professional of the Year | Customer Service
GOLD WINNER
Agiloft | Redwood City, CA USA | Managed team to deliver 99.6% success rate for implementations | Bridget Conrad, VP of Customer Services

Outstanding Executive-Professional of the Year | Information Technology
GOLD WINNER
Nintex | Bellevue, WA USA | CEO redefines company’s global footprint in less than seven months | Eric Johnson, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Agiloft | Redwood City, CA USA | 100% response rate from Professional Services team | Bridget Conrad, VP of Customer Services

Outstanding Executive-Professional of the Year | Manufacturing, Production, and Operations
GOLD WINNER
Securus Technologies | Carrollton, TX USA | Managing a Field Service organization of over 220 associates | Aaron Bacher, Director Field Operations
SILVER WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, NY USA | Instilled the calm approach the Makers Nutrition team must take | Jason Provenzano, President and CEO

Outstanding Executive-Professional of the Year | Marketing
GOLD WINNER
Keysight Technologies | Santa Rosa, CA, USA | Played key role in the $1.6 billion acquisition of Ixia | Marie Hattar, CMO

Top CEO of the Year | The Communicator
GOLD WINNER
Petra Coach | Brentwood, TN USA | Grew his company 67%, including international expansion | Andy Bailey, CEO and Founder
SILVER WINNER
Harmonica | Santa Monica, CA USA | Katy helped launch the top-selling gluten-free pizza in the USA | Katy Saeger, President & CEO

Top CEO of the Year | The Creative
GOLD WINNER
Harmonica | Santa Monica, CA USA | Katy helped launch the top-selling gluten-free pizza in the USA | Katy Saeger, President & CEO

Top CEO of the Year | The Influencer
GOLD WINNER
Total Administrative Services Corporation (TASC) | Madison, WI USA | Spearheaded creation of Universal Benefit Account (UBA), an industry breakthrough | Dan Rashke, Chief Executive Officer
SILVER WINNER
Conga | Seattle, WA USA | Facilitated three acquisitions in five weeks, allowing product suite expansion | Matthew J. Schiltz, CEO

Top CEO of the Year | The Leader
GOLD WINNER
Jumpshot | San Francisco, CA, U.S. | Significantly developed company customer base, including Unilever, Microsoft, and Google. | Deren Baker, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Hawthorne | Los Angeles, CA USA | Achieving 34% revenue growth YOY. | Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, CEO
BRONZE WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, NY USA | Build-out of profit share 401k plan for all employees | Jason Provenzano, President and CEO

Top CEO of the Year | The Result-Oriented
GOLD WINNER
Globant | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Driving Globant from a startup to +9,200 people. | Martín Migoya, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Hawthorne | Los Angeles, CA USA | Achieving 34% revenue growth YOY. | Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, CEO
BRONZE WINNERS
Agiloft | Redwood City, CA USA | Pushing Agiloft’s revenue growth forward for the 4th consecutive year. | Colin Earl, CEO
Bonitasoft | Paris, France | Miguel Valdes Faura, founding CEO, leads Bonitasoft start-up to profitability | Miguel Valdes Faura, CEO and Founder

Top CEO of the Year | The Rising Star
GOLD WINNER
ERP Maestro | Plantation, FL USA | Secured investment funding to expand personnel and relocate the company. | Jody Paterson, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Mapsted Corp. | Mississauga, Ontario, Canada | Developing most accurate indoor navigation platform with no external hardware | Paramvir Nagpal, CEO

Top CEO of the Year | The Visionary
GOLD WINNER
Evite | Los Angeles, CA, USA | Turned Evite from a struggling company into a customer-focused success | Victor Cho, CEO
SILVER WINNER
Pure Storage | Mountain View, CA | Recently launched the technology industry’s first comprehensive AI-Ready Infrastructure | Charles Giancarlo, Chief Executive Officer
Vistex | Hoffman Estates, IL USA | Bootstrapping a Global Enterprise Software Company to $250mm in Revenue | Sanjay Shah, Founder and CEO
BRONZE WINNERS
Benchmark | Waltham, MA USA | Redefined senior living, both those who need care and associates. | Tom Grape, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
Feniex Industries | Austin, Texas, United States of America | 30%+ year after year growth in a saturated market | Hamza Deyaf, CEO
Keysight Technologies | Santa Rosa, CA, USA | Achieved 10% energy conservation, and 15% water conservation for Keysight | Ron Nersesian, CEO
Merchants Fleet | Hooksett, NH USA | Innovative & forward-thinking leader who has made a lasting impact | Brendan Keegan, CEO
Nintex | Bellevue, WA USA | CEO redefines company’s global footprint in less than seven months | Eric Johnson, CEO
Quantum 9, Inc. | Chicago, IL USA | Highest scored cannabis cultivation/processing application in the states of Pennsylvania. | Michael Mayes, CEO

Entrepreneur of the Year | Business Services
GOLD WINNER
7 Stage Advisors | Butler, NJ USA | Carl donated over 1,000 coaching hours to those in need. | Carl Gould, CEO
SILVER WINNER
AB Tasty | Paris, France | She lead a round of funding while 9 months pregnant | Alix de Sagazan, CEO & Co-founder
BRONZE WINNERS
The Leadership Agency | Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Building an award winning international company: CAD, UK, FR, US | Jamie Hoobanoff, Founder & CEO
Velocity Global | Denver, CO USA | In 2018, Velocity Global ranked #4 on the Inc. 5000 | Ben Wright, CEO

Entrepreneur of the Year | Consulting
GOLD WINNER
Quantum 9, Inc. | Chicago, IL USA | Highest scored cannabis cultivation/processing application in the states of Pennsylvania. | Michael Mayes, CEO

Entrepreneur of the Year | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services
GOLD WINNER
Benchmark | Waltham, MA USA | Redefined senior living, both those who need care and associates. | Tom Grape, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
SILVER WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, NY USA | A one-stop shop for dietary supplement manufacturing. | Jason Provenzano, President and CEO

Entrepreneur of the Year | Information Technology Services
GOLD WINNER
Tek Leaders | Plano, TX USA | Nearly doubled revenues (’17-’18); expected to nearly double again (’19) | Devender Reddy Aerrabolu, CEO

Entrepreneur of the Year | Information Technology Software
GOLD WINNER
Bonitasoft | Paris, France | Miguel Valdes Faura, founding CEO, leads Bonitasoft start-up to profitability | Miguel Valdes Faura, CEO and Founder
SILVER WINNER
VirtualHealth | New York City, NY USA | 1,600% growth in monthly revenues, 1,000% growth in lives managed | Adam Sabloff, CEO

Entrepreneur of the Year | Manufacturing
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, NY USA | A one-stop shop for dietary supplement manufacturing. | Jason Provenzano, President and CEO

Entrepreneur of the Year | Real Estate and Construction
GOLD WINNER
Samuel Leeds Limited | Wolverhampton, West Midlands, United Kingdom | Helping people achieve financial freedom through expert teaching and support. | Samuel Leeds, Founder

Entrepreneur of the Year | Security Software
GOLD WINNER
KnowBe4 | Clearwater, FL USA | HAs led the company to a record-setting 22nd consecutive-quarter-of-growth. | Stu Sjouwerman, Founder and CEO

Entrepreneur of the Year | Others
GOLD WINNER
The Leadership Agency | Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Building an award winning international company: CAD, UK, FR, US | Jamie Hoobanoff, Founder & CEO

Achievement in Management | Diversified Services
GOLD WINNER
Securus Technologies | Carrollton, TX USA | Securus Technologies Chief Operations Officer | Danny de Hoyos

Achievement in Management | Engineering and Technology
GOLD WINNER
Hilton Software | Coral Springs, Florida, United States of America | Hilton Software Achieves AS9100 Rev D Certification | Devina Sibal 

Achievement in Management | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, NY USA | Pushed Makers Nutrition well beyond revenue goal of $25 million. | Christopher Zecha, Robert Marsteller, Patrick Gillespie

Achievement in Management | Manufacturing
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, NY USA | Team pushed Makers Nutrition beyond revenue goal of $25 million. | Christopher Zecha, Robert Marsteller, Patrick Gillespie

Achievement in Management | Media & Entertainment
GOLD WINNER
GameWorks, Inc. | San Francisco, CA, USA | Changing the trajectory of the company; positioning it for future | Philip N. Kaplan, Chairman and CEO

Founding Team of the Year | Consumer Services | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
VirtualHealth | New York City, NY USA | 1,600% growth in monthly revenues, 1,000% growth in lives managed | Adam Sabloff

Company of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
Best Version Media | Brookfield, Wisconsin, USA | BVM is consistently recognized nationally for its outstanding culture. | Dave Durand, Pete Ericksen, Paul Lubinski
SILVER WINNER
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Minimizing overhead and maximizing impact | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier

Company of the Year | Business Services | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Corestream | Tampa, FL USA | Streamlining voluntary employee benefits administration at scale
SILVER WINNER
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Minimizing overhead and maximizing impact | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier

Company of the Year | Consulting | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Minimizing overhead and maximizing impact | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier

Company of the Year | Education and Training | 11 – 2,499 Employees
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore Punjab Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan in Dubai | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Company of the Year | Engineering and Technology | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Mapsted Corp. | Mississauga, Ontario, Canada | Developing most accurate indoor navigation platform with no external hardware | Paramvir Nagpal (CEO), Saeedeh Hamidifar (COO)

Company of the Year | Healthcare Products & Services
GOLD WINNER
Jordan Thomas Foundation | Nashville, TN USA | Created global program to serve children affected by limb loss | Jordan Thomas, Vic Thomas, Liz Kennedy Thomas, Bill Russell, Jim Rogers, Susan Rich, Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier
SILVER WINNER
Alignment Healthcare | Orange, CA, United States of America | Improving care for seniors through innovative technology and care coordination

Company of the Year | Information Technology Cloud/SaaS | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Smart Energy Water | Irvine, California | Helping our clients win at delivering a superior customer experience | Deepak Garg

Company of the Year | Information Technology Services | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
MSys Technologies | Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India | Top Fastest Growing Storage Companies in 2018 | Sanjay Sehgal – Visinoary, Founder, CEO, MSys Technologies About Sanjay Sehgal Sanjay Sehgal is a multi-faceted person donning several hats – a Technology Entrepreneur, Global Businessman, Startup Advisor, Keynote Speaker, Philanthropist, Humanitarian, Meditation Instructor, and a Self-Development Enthusiast. In the course of his career thus far, Sanjay has demonstrated business brilliance through his series of entrepreneur ventures, including AMI (which was sold to LSI Logic for over $220 million), iVivity (acquired by Emulex), and Scentric (acquired by Brocade). Sanjay was instrumental in enabling these companies to deliver high-end, valuable IT, and outsourcing solutions globally. Sanjay’s futuristic vision, powered by business credibility, has helped him raise multiple venture and strategic funding. Sanjay has skillfully contributed to product development and launches; established and managed partner relationships with several industry leaders; and has overseen multiple company acquisitions. Sanjay is felicitated with multiple awards such as a. “TiE Atlanta Top Entrepreneurs Awards” b. “India Emerging 20” c. “Most Innovative Company” d. “Top Emerging Company” e. “Category Leader” He has also been featured in and interviewed by Forbes, Dark Reading, IDG, Network World, PC World, Tech Crunch, and Atlanta Business Chronicle, and numerous other national publications. As a technology veteran, Sanjay has spoken at several storage, server, gaming, and web 2.0 conferences.
SILVER WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore Punjab Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan in Dubai | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Company of the Year | Non-Profit or Government Organizations | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Jordan Thomas Foundation | Nashville, TN USA | Created global program to serve children affected by limb loss | Jordan Thomas, Vic Thomas, Liz Kennedy Thomas, Bill Russell, Jim Rogers, Susan Rich, Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier
SILVER WINNER
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Minimizing overhead and maximizing impact | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier

Company of the Year | Security Services | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
24By7Security | Coral Springs, FL USA | Conceived and launched four new Readiness Services to help businesses

Company of the Year | Security Services | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Chargebacks911 | 18167 US Hwy 19 N, Clearwater, FL 33764 | The industry’s most successful solution to stopping post-sale eCommerce fraud | Monica Eaton-Cardone Owner, COO & Co-Founder
SILVER WINNER
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore Punjab Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan in Dubai | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Company of the Year | USA
GOLD WINNER
Jordan Thomas Foundation | Nashville, TN USA | Created global program to serve children affected by limb loss | Jordan Thomas, Vic Thomas, Liz Kennedy Thomas, Bill Russell, Jim Rogers, Susan Rich, Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier
SILVER WINNER
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Minimizing overhead and maximizing impact | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier

Most Innovative Company of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
GOLD WINNER
24By7Security | Coral Springs, FL USA | Conceived and launched four new Readiness Services to help businesses
SILVER WINNER
Jordan Thomas Foundation | Nashville, TN USA | Created global program to serve children affected by limb loss | Jordan Thomas, Vic Thomas, Liz Kennedy Thomas, Bill Russell, Jim Rogers, Susan Rich, Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier
BRONZE WINNER
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Minimizing overhead and maximizing impact | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier

Most Innovative Company of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Hilton Software | Coral Springs, Florida, United States of America | Hilton Software Changes the World of Commercial and Military Aviation. | Dr. Hilton Goldstein
SILVER WINNER
ARIIX | Bountiful, UT/US | ARIIX has revolutionized the direct-selling industry through a representative-first focus.
BRONZE WINNERS
Jaipur Rugs Corporation Private Limited | Jaipur, Rajasthan, India | First time ever, weavers become designers of their own rug. | Nand Kishore Chaudhary, Kavita Chaudhary
Mapsted Corp. | Mississauga, Ontario, Canada | Developing most accurate indoor navigation platform with no external hardware | Paramvir Nagpal (CEO), Saeedeh Hamidifar (COO)
Reltio | Redwood Shores, CA, USA | Reltio provides holistic data so companies can make smarter decisions. | Manish Sood, CEO; Ramon Chen, Chief Product Officer; Anastasia Zamyshlyaeva, Chief Architect
Smart Energy Water | Irvine, California | Helping our clients win at delivering superior CX. | Mr. Deepak Garg
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore Punjab Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan in Dubai | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Most Innovative Company of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
GOLD WINNER
Keysight Technologies | Santa Rosa, CA, USA | Our transformation from hardware-centric to software-centric solutions through PathWave | Mischa Fender, Software Master Architect, Keysight Steve Chen, Senior R&D Manager, Keysight Ron Harrison, Director of Product, Keysight

Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Brillio | Santa Clara, CA USA | Brillio: Bringing Smiles
SILVER WINNER
Jaipur Rugs | Jaipur, Rajasthan, India | Providing sustainable livelihood to 80 inmates | Nand Kishore Chaudhary, Yogesh Chaudhary

Startup of the Year | Business Products
GOLD WINNER
Protego Labs | Baltimore, Maryland, USA | Protego Labs is driving serverless security technology adoption across industries | Tsion Gonen, CEO and cofounder, Hillel Solow, CTO and cofounder,
SILVER WINNER
Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ USA | SimplifyVMS is disrupting the industry and winning numerous deals
BRONZE WINNER
Apptega Inc. | Atlanta, GA USA | Apptega helps organizations map their cybersecurity program to standards
Mapsted Corp. | Mississauga, Ontario, Canada | Developing most accurate indoor navigation platform with no external hardware | Paramvir Nagpal (CEO), Saeedeh Hamidifar (COO)

Startup of the Year | Business Services
GOLD WINNER
STARLINKS PR and Events | Karachi, Sind, Pakistan | Recovered investment in first year and has-been making profit ever-since
SILVER WINNER
LevelTen Energy | Seattle, WA, USA | Revolutionizing the way that corporations purchase renewable energy.
BRONZE WINNERS
AQP Consulting | Nashville, TN USA | Minimizing overhead and maximizing impact | Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore Punjab Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan in Dubai | Abbas Shahid Baqir

Startup of the Year | Technology Services
GOLD WINNER
LionOBytes | Princeton, NJ USA | Disrupting CRM market with LionO360 platform
SILVER WINNER
Brinqa | Austin, TX USA | Brinqa Cyber Risk Services provide a risk-centric, knowledge-driven solution
BRONZE WINNERS
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore Punjab Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan in Dubai | Abbas Shahid Baqir
SystemDomain, Inc. | Warrenville, IL USA | Develop state-of-the-art solutions in cybersecurity spanning across the enterprise

Startup of the Year | Technology Software
GOLD WINNER
Squelch | Redwood City, CA USA | Squelch platform adopted by leading enterprises
SILVER WINNERS
1touch.io | Stamford, Connecticut, USA | Secured several major marquee customers including Fortune 500 hospitality provider
Mapsted Corp. | Mississauga, Ontario, Canada | Developing most accurate indoor navigation platform with no external hardware | Paramvir Nagpal (CEO), Saeedeh Hamidifar (COO)
BRONZE WINNERS
Apptega Inc. | Atlanta, GA USA | Apptega helps companies build, manage, and report their cybersecurity programs.
Levelset | New Orleans, Louisiana, USA | Levelset is disrupting the trillion dollar construction industry | Founder and CEO Scott Wolfe, Jr.
LionOBytes | Princeton, NJ USA | Disrupting CRM market with LionO360 platform
Protego Labs | Baltimore, Maryland, USA | Protego Labs is driving serverless security technology adoption across industries. | Tsion Gonen, CEO and cofounder, Protego Labs Hillel Solow, CTO and cofounder, Protego Labs
Simplify Workforce | Jersey City, NJ USA | The company’s dedication to innovation goes beyond its technology product
SystemDomain, Inc. | Warrenville, IL USA | Develop state-of-the-art solutions in cybersecurity spanning across the enterprise

Best New Product, Service, or Solution of the Year | Business Services
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, NY USA | Private Label Program

Best New Product, Service, or Solution of the Year | Consumer Products
GOLD WINNER
Living Greens Farm | Faribault, MN USA | Living Greens Air-Grown Produce
SILVER WINNER
Plexaderm Skincare | Farmingdale, NY USA | Plexaderm Rapid Reduction Cream PLUS
BRONZE WINNER
ARIIX | Bountiful, UT – United States | Giving Greens version 1

Best New Product, Service, or Solution of the Year | Technology Services
GOLD WINNER
Brinqa | Austin, TX USA | Cyber Risk Management Platform | Syed Abdur

Best New Product, Service, or Solution of the Year | Technology Software
GOLD WINNER
Data Theorem | Palo Alto, CA USA | API Discover and API Inspect | Himanshu Dwivedi, Doug Dooley, Alban Diquet
SILVER WINNER
Chime Technologies | Phoenix, AZ USA | Chime | Henry Li – CTO Joe Chen – CEO
BRONZE WINNERS
Squelch | Redwood City, CA USA | When our platform became broadly available for the first time. | Jayaram Bhat, Giorgina Gottlieb, Ilan Raab
Xperiel Inc. | Sunnyvale, CA | Xperiel Platform version 1: Connecting physical and digital world to deliver immersive experiences | Alex Hertel CEO & Co-Founder, Philipp Hertel CTO & Co-Founder, Xperiel Team

Best New Product, Service, or Solution of the Year | Other Products
GOLD WINNER
PRO Unlimited | San Francisco, CA USA | Wand VMS

Best New Product, Service, or Solution of the Year | Other Services
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, NY USA | Private Label Program

Best Deployment & Customer Success of the Year
GOLD WINNER
PJ Lhuillier, Inc. | Makati City, National Capital Region, Philippines | Awarded the 10 Millionth 24K Card Holder
SILVER WINNER
PJ Lhuillier, Inc. | Makati City, National Capital Region, Philippines | Successfully activated influencer fan base

Live Event of the Year
GOLD WINNER
PJ Lhuillier, Inc. | Makati City, National Capital Region, Philippines | Awarded the 10 Millionth 24K Card Holder

Video or Film of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Metal Industries Research and Development Centre | Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C. | Microwave Heating Technology-MIRDC | Ding Li Originality Communication Co., Ltd. Dr. Lei-chuan Lin, Dr. Sally Lee, Mr. Tao-lin Li, Ms Rachel Lee from Metal Industries Research and Development Centre
SILVER WINNER
Metal Industries Research and Development Centre | Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C. | Intelligent 3D Visual Automation for Shoe Roughing and Cementing Equipment | Every-Studio Dr. Lei-chuan Lin, Dr. Sally Lee, Mr. Tao-lin Li, Mr. Jimmy Yang, Ms Emma Tsai from Metal Industries Research and Development Centre

Milestone of the Year | Customer Growth
GOLD WINNER
PJ Lhuillier, Inc. | Makati City, National Capital Region, Philippines | Awarded the 10 millionth 24K Card Holder

Milestone of the Year | Other
GOLD WINNERS
Advance Financial | Nashville, TN USA | Hiring our 1,000th employee
Advance Financial | Nashville, TN USA | Opening our 100th store