2020 Winners

8th Annual 2020 CEO World Awards

Business Awards Winners

8th Annual 2020 CEO World Awards winners

Grand Winners (alphabetically)

ARIIX
BairesDev
HG2 Emergency Lighting
Jacaruso Enterprises
Makers Nutrition

2020 CEO World Awards Winners

CEO Achievers | Business Role Model of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Internet of Things Consortium | New York, NY USA | Helped pass Developing and Growing the Internet of Things Act | Greg Kahn
SILVER WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, USA | Jason’s creation of the first one-stop dietary supplement service provider. | Jason Provenzano

CEO Achievers | Champion of the Year
GOLD WINNER
TELUS | Vancouver, B.C., Canada | Leveraging TELUS’ technology, human and financial resources to support citizens | Darren Entwistle
SILVER WINNER
SEPROTEC MULTILINGUAL SOLUTIONS LLC | Austin, TX, AND Travis County | Moving to the U.S to lead the company’s expansion plan | Juan Julian Leon Ibanez

CEO Achievers | Lifetime Achievement Award
GOLD WINNERS
ARIIX | Bountiful, UT USA | Fred’s international business leadership is shaping the future. | Fred Cooper
Steven Plochocki | Gainesville, VA USA | Recognized as leading architect of turnarounds in healthcare industry. | Steven Plochocki
SILVER WINNER
Petra Coach | Franklin, TN, USA | Grew Petra’s revenue from $200,000 to $7,500,000 within a decade | Andy Bailey
BRONZE WINNERS
HG2 Emergency Lighting | Orlando, Florida, USA | Mr. Baker’s most important achievement is his HG2 Side Runners. | Monsour Baker
VIVA Investment Partners | Zurich, Switzerland | Julie Meyer invests in ecosystems driving the future of finance | Julie M. Meyer

CEO Achievers | Transformation Leader Of The Year
GOLD WINNER
IGEL | San Francisco, California, USA | Ayres disrupts end user computing, catapulting IGEL’s software sales growth | Jed Ayres
SILVER WINNER
NexxtGen | Irving, TX, USA | Eric transforms marketing, financial technology, business intelligence, and more. | Eric Grant
BRONZE WINNER
American Association for Physician Leadership | Tampa, FL USA | Revamped organization’s business model to generate revenue & protect jobs | Peter B. Angood

CEO of the Year | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance
GOLD WINNER
Limelight Health | San Francisco, California, United States | Jason secured $33.5 million in oversubscribed Series C funding. | Jason T. Andrew
SILVER WINNER
Tech CU (Technology Credit Union) | San Jose, CA, USA | Grew membership by 67% since 2016 | Todd Harris
BRONZE WINNERS
Najm | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | •Orchestrated strategic transformation accomplishing 95% services digitalization during COVID-19 | Dr Muhammad Al Suliman
USHEALTH Group, Inc. | Fort Worth, Texas | Led USHG to back to back Billion Dollar Sales Years | Troy McQuagge

CEO of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
Hawthorne Advertising | Los Angeles, California, USA | EY Entrepreneur of the Year, Los Angeles | Jessica Hawthorne-Castro
SILVER WINNER
Best Version Media | Brookfield, Wisconsin, USA | Durand co-founded Best Version Media and its highly awarded culture. | Dave Durand

CEO of the Year | Aerospace & Defense
GOLD WINNER
Hilton Software | Coral Springs, FL USA | Aero App, primary data dissemination medium owned by the DoD | Dr. Hilton Goldstein

CEO of the Year | Business Services
GOLD WINNER
BairesDev | San Francisco, CA USA | Led BairesDev’s massive 792% growth in the last three years | Ignacio De Marco

CEO of the Year | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet
GOLD WINNER
Front | San Francisco, CA, USA | One of the youngest female CEOs to raise >$100M funding. | Mathilde Collin
SILVER WINNER
Epicor Software | Austin, TX, United States | Epicor is the ERP industry leader in the manufacturing renaissance | Steve Murphy

CEO of the Year | Energy & Utilities
GOLD WINNER
Bruce Power | Tiverton, Ontario, Canada | Providing 30% of Ontario’s electricity and producing life-saving medical isotopes. | Michael W. Rencheck

CEO of the Year | Engineering and Technology
GOLD WINNER
HG2 Emergency Lighting | Orlando, FL USA | Mr. Baker’s most important achievement is his HG2 Side Runners. | Monsour Baker
SILVER WINNER
Hilton Software | Coral Springs, FL USA | Market-leader in development of multi-platform mobile aviation solutions | Dr. Hilton Goldstein

CEO of the Year | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services
GOLD WINNER
Health Information Management Systems (HiMS) | Tucson, Arizona, USA | Al-Maskari led HiMS to retain 100% of its existing customers. | Khalid Al-Maskari
SILVER WINNERS
INSIGHTEC | Tirat Carmel, Haifa, Israel | Rally diverse global team focused on commercial growth in Neurosciences | Maurice R. Ferré MD
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, United States | Jason has created the first one-stop dietary supplement service provider. | Jason Provenzano

CEO of the Year | Information Technology Services
GOLD WINNER
Tek Leaders Inc | Plano, TX USA | Financial and Employee growth | Devender Reddy
SILVER WINNER
BairesDev | San Francisco, CA USA | Led BairesDev’s massive 792% growth in the last three years | Ignacio De Marco
BRONZE WINNER
Jade Global | San Jose, California, USA | Ensuring customer satisfaction and achieving continuous growth year after year | Karan Yaramada

CEO of the Year | Manufacturing
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, United States | Jason has created the first one-stop dietary supplement service provider. | Jason Provenzano

CEO of the Year | Security Software
GOLD WINNER
Darktrace | San Francisco, CA, USA and Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK | Leading global AI security company in major growth, product innovations | Nicole Eagan
SILVER WINNER
ForgeRock | San Francisco, CA, USA | ForgeRock’s ARR increased by 75% in 2019 under Fran’s leadership. | Fran Rosch

CEO of the Year | Telecommunications
GOLD WINNER
NexxtGen | Irving, TX, USA | Eric Grant’s NexxtGen achieves 100% employee satisfaction certified by GPTW. | Eric Grant

CEO of the Year | USA
GOLD WINNER
SoftClouds LLC | San Diego, California, USA | Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in USA 2017, 2018, 2019 | Balaji Ramachandran
SILVER WINNER
HG2 Emergency Lighting | Orlando, Florida, United States of America | Mr. Baker’s most important achievement is his HG2 Side Runners. | Monsour Baker

Female CEO of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Global Results Communications | Santa Ana, California, United States | Powered through COVID-19, keeping entire staff employed. | Valerie Christopherson

Female CEO of the Year | Business Services | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
iMINDS Technology Services, Inc. | Pittsburgh, PA USA | XXX | Lakshmi Nallamothu

Female CEO of the Year | USA
GOLD WINNER
Midtown Personnel, Inc. dba The Midtown Group | Washington, DC USA | Moreau is a fierce advocate for women locally and globally | Helen Stefan-Moreau

Innovator of the Year | Business Services | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
DailyPay | New York, NY, USA | Revolutionizing the antiquated way the American worker receives their pay | Jason Lee

Innovator of the Year | USA
GOLD WINNER
HG2 Emergency Lighting | Orlando, Florida, United States of America | Mr. Baker’s most important achievement is his HG2 Side Runners. | Monsour Baker

Outstanding Executive-Professional of the Year | Accounting and Finance
GOLD WINNER
ARIIX | Bountiful, UT USA | Launched industry-first medical program and wealth management system. | Jeff Yates

Outstanding Executive-Professional of the Year | Corporate Communications
GOLD WINNER
Tierney | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA | Named 2016 Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania | Mary Stengel Austen

Outstanding Executive-Professional of the Year | Human Resources
GOLD WINNER
Hilton Software | Coral Springs, FL USA | Tracy aggressively hiring smart and passionate employees for future innovations | Tracy Ellison

Outstanding Executive-Professional of the Year | Information Technology
GOLD WINNER
GalaxE Solutions Inc. | Somerset, NJ USA | Transform Medicare Part D Business for a Fortune 50 Company | Sunil Tanuku

Top CEO of the Year | The Creative
GOLD WINNER
HG2 Emergency Lighting | Orlando, Florida, United States of America | Mr. Baker’s most important achievement is his HG2 Side Runners. | Monsour Baker

Top CEO of the Year | The Influencer
GOLD WINNER
Appnomic | San Francisco, CA USA | Vision and execution of the complete company pivot | Nitin Kumar

Top CEO of the Year | The Leader
GOLD WINNER
Classy | San Diego, CA | Scot led the company to hit its $2 billion milestone | Scot Chisholm
SILVER WINNER
Scientific Games India Pvt Ltd | Bangalore, Karnataka, India | Deep commitment to ethical virtues and moral principles. | Girish Kamath

Top CEO of the Year | The Maverick
GOLD WINNER
Canada Goose | Toronto, Canada | The Cold Room: A new way to innovate in retail | Dani Reiss
SILVER WINNER
Kannaway | San Diego, CA, United States | Expanded Kannaway into 5 new countries in one year. | Blake Schroeder

Top CEO of the Year | The Mentor
GOLD WINNER
Tierney | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA | Named 2016 Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania | Mary Stengel Austen

Top CEO of the Year | The Result-Oriented
GOLD WINNER
BairesDev | San Francisco, CA USA | Partnered with 62 new clients in the last 6 months | Ignacio De Marco

Top CEO of the Year | The Rising Star
GOLD WINNER
Your Best Place and valterpontes.com | United Kingdom | Valter Pontes has revolutionised how people see rental accommodation | Valter Pontes
SILVER WINNER
Animaccord, LTD | Limassol, Cyprus | Upgrade of studio’s performance (implementation of 4K animation) | Vladimir Gorbulya

Top CEO of the Year | The Team Builder
GOLD WINNER
Guaranteed Returns | Holbrook, NY USA | Strength, Courage and Overcoming Adversity | Paul Nick
SILVER WINNERS
Prime Lands | Doha, Qatar | International Property Award 19/20 | Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmad Bin ALI al Thani  Sheikh Faleh Bin Khalid Bin Ahmad bin Ali AL Thani  Haroon Khan  Mansour Arzouni  Ghazi AL Kasser 
Prime Lands Group | Doha, Qatar | International Property Award 19/20 | Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmad Bin ALI al Thani  Sheikh Faleh Bin Khalid Bin Ahmad bin Ali AL Thani  Haroon Khan  Nadine Hweash  Ghazi AL Kasser  Dalia Ibrahim 

Top CEO of the Year | The Visionary
GOLD WINNER
Belong.Life | New York, New York, USA | Founded world’s largest social network for cancer patients & professionals | Eliran Malki
SILVER WINNER
Celonis | Celonis has dual headquarters in New York City and Munich; its CEO is based in NY. | Significantly advancing process mining technology and fostering a global community | Alexander Rinke
BRONZE WINNERS
HG2 Emergency Lighting | Orlando, Florida, United States of America | Mr. Baker’s most important achievement is his HG2 Side Runners. | Monsour Baker
Hilton Software | Coral Springs, FL USA | Dr. Goldstein developing first-of-a-kind technology to improve aviation safety world-wide | Dr. Hilton Goldstein
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, United States | Jason has created the first one-stop dietary supplement service provider. | Jason Provenzano
Medical Marijuana, Inc. | San Diego, CA, United States | Trailblazed a series of firsts for entire the cannabis industry. | Stuart Titus

Entrepreneur of the Year | Accounting, Banking, Financial, and Insurance
GOLD WINNER
VIVA Investment Partners | Zurich, Switzerland | Julie Meyer: Investing in Ecosystems and Technology Driving the Future | Julie M. Meyer

Entrepreneur of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
Fifth Bull Agency LLC | Monroe Township, NJ USA | Starting a foundation to support women in the workplace | Hannah Carlson

Entrepreneur of the Year | Business Services
GOLD WINNER
7 Stage Advisors | Riverdale, New Jersey, USA | Pro-Bono, COVID-19 mentoring/coaching sessions to entrepreneurs/executives to navigate the pandemic | Carl Gould

Entrepreneur of the Year | Consulting
GOLD WINNER
HealthRise | Southfield, MI, United States | HealthRise doubled headcount and revenue in 2019. | David Farbman

Entrepreneur of the Year | Food & Beverage
GOLD WINNER
Sacha’s Cakes (Jazba Food Services (Pvt) Limited) | Karachi, Pakistan | Launched Pakistan’s First Cake Ordering App | Sajid Katiya

Entrepreneur of the Year | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, United States | Jason has created the first one-stop dietary supplement service provider. | Jason Provenzano

Entrepreneur of the Year | Information Technology Software
GOLD WINNER
Svitla Systems | Corte Madera, California, USA | Svitla Systems doubled personnel and gross revenue in few years. | Nataliya Anon
SILVER WINNER
Field Nation | Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA | Field Nation completed 1MM+ work orders in 2018 & 2019 | Mynul Khan

Entrepreneur of the Year | Manufacturing
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, United States | Jason has created the first one-stop dietary supplement service provider. | Jason Provenzano

Entrepreneur of the Year | Security Software
GOLD WINNER
Cybelangel | New York, NY USA | Leading digital risk management platform completes Series B investment |

Executive Achievement of the Year | Energy & Utilities
GOLD WINNER
Bruce Power | Tiverton, Ontario, Canada | Ensuring Canada is a world leader in life-saving isotope production | James Scongack

Executive Achievement of the Year | Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Health Products & Services
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, United States | Steve has led our company to nearly $30 million. | Stephen Finnegan

Executive Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Services
GOLD WINNER
Tek Leaders Inc | Plano, Texas, USA | 10x Revenue Growth and 300% employee growth in 12 months. | Devender Reddy
SILVER WINNER
Hayes | Wellesley, MA, United States | Integrated an augmented intelligence framework into Hayes’ revenue integrity platform. | Ritesh Ramesh

Executive Achievement of the Year | Manufacturing
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, United States | Mr. Finnegan has guided Makers Nutrition to ~$30 in revenue. | Stephen Finnegan

Founding Team of the Year | Business Services | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
Norhart | Forest Lake, MN, USA | A Team Creating a Better Way for People to Live |

Company of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
GOLD WINNER
Best Version Media | Brookfield, Wisconsin, USA | BVM is one of North America’s fastest-growing media companies. |

Company of the Year | Business Products
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, United States | Over 100 stock options, ~$30 million in revenue, TV exposure |

Company of the Year | Business Services
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, United States | Over 100 stock options, ~$30 million in revenue, TV exposure |
SILVER WINNER
BairesDev | San Francisco, CA USA | 93% of clients rate BairesDev services with a +8/10 score |

Company of the Year | Consumer Products – Non-Durables
GOLD WINNER
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. | Newport Beach, CA USA | Clean Energy fights lung cancer in 2019 ALA campaign |
SILVER WINNER
ARIIX | Bountiful, UT USA | Increased global sales through innovative infrastructure and strategic planning. |

Company of the Year | Healthcare Products & Services
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, United States | Over 100 stock options, ~$30 million in revenue, TV exposure |

Company of the Year | Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure
GOLD WINNER
Jacaruso Enterprises | Round Rock, TX USA | Jacaruso Enterprises: Transforming Hotel Sales through Remote Service and Support | Toni Jacaruso

Company of the Year | Information Technology Cloud/SaaS
GOLD WINNER
Webinfinity | Huntington, NY, USA | Engagement Automation Engine – SAAS-based software for personalization at scale |
SILVER WINNER
SystemDomain, Inc | Warrenville, IL, USA | SystemDomain won the nominations in Chicago Innovation and IL Tech |

Company of the Year | Information Technology Services
GOLD WINNER
BairesDev | San Francisco, CA USA. | 93% of clients rate BairesDev services with a +8/10 score |
SILVER WINNER
Tek Leaders Inc | Plano, TX USA | 10x Revenue Growth and 300% employee growth in 12 months. | Devender Reddy Aerrabolu
BRONZE WINNER
SystemDomain, Inc | Warrenville, IL, USA | Bronze award as the fastest growing Cyber Security firm |

Company of the Year | Insurance
GOLD WINNER
USHEALTH Group, Inc. | Fort Worth, Texas USA | The company’s share price grew by 5,740% since 2010 |
SILVER WINNER
Limelight Health | San Francisco, California, United States | Secured $33.5 million in oversubscribed Series C funding. |

Company of the Year | Manufacturing
GOLD WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, United States | Over 100 stock options, ~$30 million in revenue, TV exposure |

Company of the Year | Security Cloud/SaaS
GOLD WINNER
iboss | Boston, MA USA | iboss changes the way cloud security is delivered |

Company of the Year | Security Services
GOLD WINNER
SystemDomain, Inc | Warrenville, IL USA | Won the Gold Award in Cyber Security |

Company of the Year | Telecommunications
GOLD WINNER
Globe Telecom Inc. | Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines | Globe creates purpose-driven employees thru Wellness, Innovation, Learning, Engagement, Diversity. |

Most Innovative Company of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
GOLD WINNER
ARIIX | Bountiful, UT USA | Increased global sales through innovative infrastructure and strategic planning. |
SILVER WINNER
Makers Nutrition | Hauppauge, New York, United States | Over 100 stock options, ~$30 million in revenue, TV exposure |

Startup of the Year | Business Products
GOLD WINNER
CashPundit Technologies Pvt Ltd | Bangalore, Karnataka, India | Start-up recognition by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, India. | | 2017
Telemart | Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan | 5 Global & 2 National Awards, Forbes 30/30 & more | Ahmed Rauf Essa | 2016
SILVER WINNER
Avalance Global Solutions Private Limited | Mumbai, Maharastra, India | Forbes – Tycoons of Tomorrow | Manan Shah | 2016
BRONZE WINNERS
Oppule | Karachi, Pakistan | Stevie award, IGCAC best jewelry design award | Meezan E Haque | 2017
TAC Security | Mumbai, Maharastra, India | TAC Security Protects Fortune 500, Large Enterprises and Governments Globally. | | 2016

Startup of the Year | Business Services
GOLD WINNER
CybeHoot | Portsmouth, NH USA | Cybersecurity Platform as-a-service -> training, policies, phish tests, surveys | | 2018
SILVER WINNERS
Avalance Global Solutions Private Limited | Mumbai, Maharastra, India | Forbes – Tycoons of Tomorrow | Manan Shah | 2016
CashPundit Technologies Pvt Ltd | Bangalore, Karnataka, India | Start-up recognition by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, India. | | 2017
BRONZE WINNERS
Highlands Care Solutions Ltd | Southampton | Changing lives of young people and adults | Sarah Chitongo Dr Paradzai Chitongo Abbey Visser Dylan McAleavey Thomas Hill Thomas Hughes Lorraine Bowers Archie Chimimba Debora Santos Marta Rojnik Rebecca Mazur Tania Watson Antonella Ajduk David Plumhoff     | 2019
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir | Abbas Shahid Baqir | 2016
SystemDomain, Inc | CHICAGO, IL USA | Gold Award fastest growing Cyber Security Firm by Excellence Awards | | 2016
TAC Security | Mumbai, Maharastra, India | TAC Security Protects Fortune 500, Large Enterprises and Governments Globally. | | 2016

Startup of the Year | Consumer Products
GOLD WINNER
Loop | Trenton, New Jersey, United States | Implemented global reusable shopping system in less than two years. | | 2019
SILVER WINNER
MorrisCookies Science & Development OU | Harju maakond, Kuusalu vald, Pudisoo küla, Männimäe, Estonia | The First Acrylamide-free Baking Solution | Certified by SGS Lab | 2018

Startup of the Year | Consumer Services
GOLD WINNER
Dovly | Phoenix, Arizona, USA | The first fully-automated credit repair platform with a sophisticated algorithm | | 2018
SILVER WINNER
CyberHoot | Portsmouth, NH USA | CISO in a box- trainings, policies, phish testing, surveys | | 2018

Startup of the Year | Technology Hardware
GOLD WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland United States | Better Management, Efficiencies and Experiences with Zyter SmartSpaces | | 2017
SILVER WINNER
Inspiren | New York, NY USA | First Hybrid Sensing Healthcare AI Enabled Device using Computer Vision/BLE | Mike Wang, Paul Coyne, Vincent Cocito, Jeffrey Morelli, Joanthan Gips, Kyle Lampe, Rahul Rhana  | 2016
BRONZE WINNER
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland USA | Helping Organizations Stay Open and Stay Safe | | 2017

Startup of the Year | Technology Services
GOLD WINNER
Medinas Health | Berkeley, CA USA | We’ve saved hospitals over $70M in sales equivalency. | Chloe Alpert, CEO Jesse Avshalomov, CMO Tim Growney, CTO | 2017
SILVER WINNERS
Avalance Global Solutions Private Limited | Mumbai, Maharastra, India | Forbes – Tycoons of Tomorrow | Manan Shah | 2016
Fyre | Grosse Ile | Employing cloud specialists across the world as a bootstrapped startup | | 2019
BRONZE WINNERS
CyberHoot | Portsmouth, NH USA | CISO in a box- trainings, policy governance, phish tests, surveys | | 2018
storify.me | Singapore | We helped brands scale production of content for social media | | 2019
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir | Abbas Shahid Baqir | 2016
SystemDomain | Chicago, IL USA | Gold Award fastest growing Cyber Security Firm by Excellence Awards | | 2016
SystemDomain, Inc | Naperville, IL USA | Under Shubhi Garg’s Leadership SystemDomain won various awards. | Shubhi Garg | 2016
TAC Security | Mumbai, Maharastra, India | TAC Security Protects Fortune 500, Large Enterprises and Governments Globally. | | 2016

Startup of the Year | Technology Software
GOLD WINNER
Humanitix | Sydney, NSW, Australia | Growing our impact by 5000% in 2.5 years | | 2017
SILVER WINNERS
1touch.io | Stamford, CT, USA | New platform helps companies with data security and compliance needs. | Zak Rubinstein | 2018
LionOBytes | Princeton, New Jersey, USA | LionO360 expands position as preferred CRM solution for SMBs | Arun Upadhyay | 2016
BRONZE WINNERS
Avalance Global Solutions Private Limited | Mumbai, Maharastra, India | Forbes – Tycoons of Tomorrow | Manan Shah | 2016
CashPundit Technologies Pvt Ltd | Bangalore, Karnataka, India | Start-up recognition by Ministry of Commerce & Industry, India. | | 2017
CybeHoot | Portsmouth, NH USA | Cybersecurity Platform as-a-service -> training, policies, phish tests, surveys | | 2018
TAC Security | Mumbai, Maharastra, India | TAC Security Protects Fortune 500, Large Enterprises and Governments Globally. | | 2016
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland United States | Helping Organizations Stay Open and Stay Safe | | 2017
Zyter | Rockville, Maryland USA | Better Management, Efficiencies and Experiences with Zyter SmartSpaces | | 2017

Startup of the Year | Other Services
GOLD WINNER
Nixie Technologies – Nixcovid | Houston, Texas, USA | Making a huge difference during the Covid-19 Pandemic. | Kathryn Bonesteel | 2019
SILVER WINNER
NatConnect Foundation | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India | Get Authorities Act Against Environmental Destruction, Educate People About Dangers | B N Kumar | 2019
BRONZE WINNERS
CybeHoot | Portsmouth, NH USA | Cybersecurity Platform as-a-service -> training, policies, phish tests, surveys | | 2018
CyberHoot | Portsmouth, NH USA | CISO in a box – trainings, policies, phish testing, surveys | | 2018
Student Shelter In Computers | Lahore, Pakistan | Youngest Entrepreneur Awards Win for Pakistan | Abbas Shahid Baqir | Abbas Shahid Baqir | 2016
TAC Security | Mumbai, Maharastra, India | TAC Security Protects Fortune 500, Large Enterprises and Governments Globally. |

Best New Product, Service, or Solution of the Year | Consumer Products
GOLD WINNER
ARIIX | Bountiful, UT USA | BLU FROG 2 |

Best New Product, Service, or Solution of the Year | Technology Hardware
GOLD WINNER
Rohde & Schwarz | Munich, Bavaria, Germany | The R&S®NGP800 Power Supply series |

Best New Product, Service, or Solution of the Year | Technology Services
GOLD WINNER
QOS Networks | Irvine, CA USA | The QOS Intelligent Network Platform |

Best New Product, Service, or Solution of the Year | Technology Software
GOLD WINNER
Presto | Redwood City, CA USA | Computer Vision launch |
SILVER WINNER
Waggl | Sausalito, CA USA | The Waggl Engagement (WE) Solution 1 | Michael Papay, Co-Founder and CEO Adam Tanner, Co-Founder and Head of Product Drew Batshaw, Co-founder and CTO
BRONZE WINNER
Appnomic | San Francisco, CA USA | AI enabled Self-Healing Entreprise | Nitin Kumar D Padmanabhan Pranav Jha

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

Best Deployment & Customer Success of the Year
GOLD WINNER
iboss | Boston, MA USA | iboss provided a fast, reliable security solution implemented in weeks |

Video or Film of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Metal Industries Research and Development Centre (MIRDC) | Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C. | Bionic | Urgent Creative Dr. Lei-chuan Lin, Dr. Sally Lee, Mr. Tao-lin Li, Ms. Kuei-Ling Yun, Dr. Kuang-Shine Yang from Metal Industries Research and Development Centre
SILVER WINNERS
Metal Industries Research and Development Centre (MIRDC) | Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C. | A comprehensive, systematic smart solution for fastener industry | Ding Li Originality Communication Co., Ltd. Dr. Lei-chuan Lin, Dr. Sally Lee, Mr. Tao-lin Li, Ms Rong-Ting Li, Dr. Chih-Chin Wen from Metal Industries Research and Development Centre
Metal Industries Research and Development Centre (MIRDC) | Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C. | Dentist completes restoration at clinic in one day. | Ding Li Originality Communication Co., Ltd. Dr. Lei-chuan Lin, Dr. Sally Lee, Ms. Cheng Lo, Mr. Yu-Cheng Chen, Mr. Po-Chi Hu from Metal Industries Research and Development Centre

Milestone of the Year | Sales Revenue Growth
GOLD WINNER
iMINDS Technology Systems, Inc. | Pittsburg, PA USA | 100% growth in 2 years |

Executive Hero of the Year
GOLD WINNER
HKS, Inc. | Dallas, Texas, USA | Building psychological safety during a pandemic through transparency and honesty | Dan Noble
SILVER WINNERS
7 Stage Advisors | Riverdale, NJ USA | Available for clients offering multiple weekly dialogues. | Carl Gould
Bruin Biometrics (BBI LLC) | Los Angeles, California | Gave ~$3M worth of SEM scanners to prevent pressure injuries. | Martin Burns
Epicenter Innovation | Denver, CO USA | Adapted and supported multiple organizations handling public response to Covid-19. | Christopher Tarantino
Golan Ventures Inc | Los Altos, California, USA | Helping hundreds of professionals find a job quick during covid | Ilana Golan
BRONZE WINNERS
Digital Air Strike | Scottsdale, AZ USA | Offered New Technology to Help Businesses Operate During COVID-19 | Alexi Venneri
Globe Telecom Inc. | Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines | Kept employees safe through technology, and engaged through radical policies. | Ato Jiao
Jacaruso Enterprises | Round Rock, TX USA | Remote Service Tools Help Hotels Adapt and Thrive During COVID-19 | Toni Jacaruso
Kalera | Orlando, FL, USA | Pivoted business strategy amidst COVID-19, saving jobs and serving community | Daniel Malechuk
Mogli Labs (India) Pvt. Ltd. | Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India | Transcending supply chain disruptions in manufacturing and PPE supply chain | Rahul Garg

Professional Hero of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Golan Ventures Inc | Los Altos, California, USA | Helping hundreds of professionals find a job quick during covid | Ilana Golan
SILVER WINNER
PR Wire Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka- Western- Colombo | PR Wire bagged Gold at PR World Awards recently | Ashan Sajiv Kumar
BRONZE WINNER
PRAN-RFL Group | Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh | Global Marketing Leader Award winner | AKM Moinul Islam Moin

Team of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Digital Air Strike | Scottsdale, AZ USA | Helping clients adopt new technology to engage/transact with consumers | Richard Smith Ondra Witherspoon Ashleigh Hammerel Nick Fisher Karen Walker Brenda Medina-Chavez Glenn Sapp Mickie Witcraft Joshua Ballard Courtland Owens Alex Holzman Terrone Evans Jessica Weisner Nick Olson Jason Sirof Stephen Chladnicek Mia Sorenson Alex English Dee Grant Brandon Liming Diana Gibson

Team of the Year
GOLD WINNER
HKS, Inc. | Dallas, Texas, USA | Reinstated psychological safety for employees during a volatile time |
SILVER WINNERS
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. | Newport Beach, CA USA | The immediacy and use of video to engage employees. |
Golan Ventures Inc | Los Altos, California, USA | Helping hundreds of professionals find a job quick during covid | Ilana Golan
Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC | Blacksburg, Virginia, USA | Community Service and Employee Engagement- $100,000 and 10,000 masks |
Jacaruso Enterprises | Round Rock, TX v | Jacaruso Enterprises: Transforming Hotel Sales | Toni Jacaruso
Progress | Bedford, Massachusetts, United States | Progress has kept all 1600 employees and is still hiring |
BRONZE WINNERS
Chime Technologies | Phoenix, AZ USA | Chime supplied the tools for real estate teams to succeed |
Digital Air Strike | Scottsdale, AZ USA | Providing free video technology to businesses and job seekers. |
Hayes | Wellesley, MA USA | With MDaudit, hospitals optimize COVID-19-related reimbursements and attain billing compliance. |
hc1 | Indianapolis, IN USA | Applied innovative platform to improve COVID-19 outcomes and public safety |
OPET PETROLCULUK A.S. | Istanbul, Turkey | Opet’s quick and effective decisions made life healthier for employees |

Company Rethinking of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Jacaurso Enterprises | Round Rock, TX USA | JE’s Tools Help Hotels Adapt, Recover and Thrive During COVID-19 | Toni Jacaruso

Company Innovation of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Curricula | Atlanta, GA, USA | Launched a free phishing simulator to mitigate cyber attacks | Nick Santora – CEO & Founder – Curricula Joe Rucci – Chief Creative Officer – Curricula Daniel Abbruzzesi – Creative Director Juan Camarero – Chief Operating Officer Don Woodard – Production Artist
SILVER WINNERS
Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) | Seattle, WA USA | 30+ research studies & 3,000 organizations helped |
Jacaruso Enterprises | Round Rock, TX | Jacaruso Enterprises: Transforming Hotel Sales through Remote Service and Support | Toni Jacaruso
BRONZE WINNERS
Digital Air Strike | Scottsdale, AZ USA | Free technology provided allows businesses to connect virtually with consumers |
Globe Telecom Inc. | Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines | Globe utilized technology to sustain its “culture” in New Normal. |
Mapsted Corporation | Mississauga Ontario Canada | Developed contact tracing system to fight the spread of COVID19 |
Zyter, Inc. | Rockville, Maryland United States | Helping Organizations Stay Open and Stay Safe |

Company Work-From-Home Implementation of the Year
GOLD WINNER
International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) | Scottsdale, AZ, USA | Spreading customer support and connectivity virtually across a global corporation. |
SILVER WINNER
BlackLine | Los Angeles, CA USA | BlackLine continues to be a great place to work |
BRONZE WINNER
PR WIRE SRI LANKA | Colombo, Siri Lanka | High turnover in 2020 Q3 compared to 2019 Q3 | – Ashan Kumar (CEO) – Krishanthi Dhayalan – Dominic Perera -Shehara Alahakoon – Nipuni Madumali – Supun Hettiarachchi – Fathima Fareena – Imalshi Chathurangi – Imesha Thushani – Lakshini Dhahanayake – Dilshan Udayanga – Jamien Peter – Vidura Prabhath – Ruchira Madhuranga – Priyantha Welegedara – Udani Isanka

Company Business Reopening of the Year
GOLD WINNER
Digital Air Strike | Scottsdale, AZ USA | Providing safe office with only a few employees getting COVID-19. |

Best Use of Social Media | COVID-19-related Information
GOLD WINNER
Zurich North America | Schaumburg, IL, USA | Launching new podcast to reach people how they learn best. |

Communications or PR Campaign of the Year | COVID-19-related Information
GOLD WINNER
WebPT | Phoenix, AZ USA | WebPT created 45 COVID-related blog posts, garnering 192,228 views. | Charlotte Bohnett, Brooke Andrus, Shawn McKee, Doug Houvener, Mel Smith, Erica McDermott, Emily Ely, Jesus Garcia, Josh Golden, Josh Weathers, Bradley LaFave, Lisa Klarich, Marc Collins, Marquis Arriaga, Kylie McKee, Kyle Mensch, Matthew Berger, Josh Hopkins, Melissa Hughes, Alexie Chavez, Josh Smith, Chuck Sterling, Joey Hagger, Nicole Cuillo, Jade Stofko
SILVER WINNER
Virgin Pulse | Providence, Rhode Island, USA | Launched a free public-facing microsite for COVID-19 and wellbeing literacy |
BRONZE WINNER
Zurich North America | Schaumburg, Illinois USA | Created resource hub to help businesses navigate COVID-19 risks |

Heightening Awareness and Publicity Campaign of the Year | COVID-19-related Information
GOLD WINNER
Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County | Los Angeles CA, United States | Rides to treatment, nutritious meals delivered to breast cancer patients | 1. Mark Pilon 2. Eddie Hernandez 3. Lisa Campbell 4. Jennifer Ellspermann  5. Dilia Barillas 6. Aneidra Carrion 

Best Product | To Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
GoCanvas | Reston, Virginia, USA | Fast daily COVID-19 screenings performed on a phone or tablet |
SILVER WINNERS
ARIIX | Bountiful, UT USA | Kills 99.999% of pathogens—including COVID-19—in only 60 seconds! |
TrueHero Extreme Coverage Face Shields (Jamestown Plastics) | Brocton, NY and Brownsville, TX USA | Designed to provide unmatched protection for first responders and front-liners. |
BRONZE WINNER
CV19Dashboard.org | Indianapolis, IN USA | Enabling officials to prepare for surges 3 weeks in advance. |

Best Service | To Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
Jacaruso Enterprises | Round Rock, TX USA | Service Tools Help Hotels Adapt, Recover and Thrive During COVID-19 | Toni Jacaruso

Best Technology | To Combat and Reduce the Impact of COVID-19
GOLD WINNER
CBOT | Istanbul, Turkey | The first massively used AI-based virtual assistant in education |
SILVER WINNER
Virgin Pulse | Providence, Rhode Island, USA | Launched the industry’s first employer-configurable workplace safety and wellbeing tool. |
BRONZE WINNERS
Digital Air Strike | Scottsdale, AZ, USA | Helping auto dealerships receive record-breaking car sales during the pandemic. |
GreatBizTools | Naples, FL USA | WebAssess can tell you who can work effectively from home, |
Mapsted Corporation | Mississauga Ontario Canada | Developed contact tracing system to fight the spread of COVID19 |
QuantaSTAT | Mountain View, CA USA | Creating world’s First App Designed to Keep COVID off campus | Heather Sittig Stan Adams David Wittenkamp