2015 International winners news

Page to be updated as additional news stories are received following the August 5, 2015 winners announcement.

AdTheorent Wins Gold and Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2015 International

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“AdTheorent’s Apptivation greatly enhances the consumer experience when linking from a mobile ad to a social channel or page, which combats user drop off, and ultimately drives engagement, delivering ROI for advertisers. Apptivation also provides brands with extremely useful insight about who is engaging with the brand and what social channels drive engagement, as well as the attributes of brand advocates and the content that moves the needle,” said Anthony Iacovone, CEO and Co-Founder of AdTheorent. “We are honored to win two Best in Biz 2015 International awards for our Apptivation deep linking technology.”

Airpush Wins Gold for ‘Marketing Department of the Year’ and Bronze for ‘Most Innovative Product of the Year’ in the 2015 Best in Biz International Awards

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“I have always known that we were building something great here at Airpush,” explains Cameron V. Peebles, Airpush’s Chief Marketing Officer. “This recognition of both product and go-to-market strategy by the Best in Biz judging panel is a huge validation of what we have been working on for the past four years.”

“Best in Biz is one of the most competitive business awards operating today,” Airpush Founder and CEO Asher Delug said of the awards. “Although I’ve always had an incredible amount of confidence in our products and the world-class marketing team that brings them to market, it’s great to see this is recognized by distinguished judges around the world.”

APTelecom Honored as Silver Winner in the 10th Annual 2015 Hot Companies and as Bronze Winner for the Best in Biz Awards 2015 International

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“We’re honored to receive these special recognitions,” said Sean Bergin, Co-Founder and President of APTelecom. “This further validates our position as a company poised to successfully help our clients overcome the challenges of building the infrastructure for the internet connectivity that emerging markets are demanding, while also acknowledging our efforts and activities by helping those in need in the countries where we are active.”

BDNA Wins Gold and Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2015 International

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“We’re honored to be recognized for the update to Normalize 4.2 and the work Lennard Fischer has been able to accomplish since joining BDNA,” said Walker White, president of BDNA. “Len was able to join our team and make an immediate and lasting impact on the company, particularly in terms of our sales pipeline and customer satisfaction.”

Two international business awards won by Aquios CL flow cytometer

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“Dr. Mario Koksch, Vice President and General Manager of Beckman Coulter’s Cytometry Business Unit, commented: “The award is recognition of the drive for continuous innovation that is taking place in our Miami flow cytometry centre of excellence. The team of experts seek to find ways of supporting the clinical lab to help them make better use of lab resources, reduce operational costs and improve overall workflow.”

Los Angeles-Based BizFACTZ Earns 2015 International Award for Business Service of the Year

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“Maintaining the industry’s highest levels of data accuracy – so that we never fail to exceed clients’ expectations for sales growth and campaign success — is what sets BizFACTZ and OMI apart,” said Paula Chiocchi, president and CEO of OMI. “Innovation has been the key to our competitive edge, and we’d like to thank the Best in Biz Awards program for recognizing the value that BizFACTZ delivers to the market.”

Blackberry Ltd (BBRY)’s BBM Meetings Bags Gold In Best In Biz Awards

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“To achieve the top position for Enterprise Service of the Year BBM meetings were evaluated by a panel of journalists, writers as well as contributors to technology, trade, financial, consumer and enterprise publications along with analyst firms and broadcast outlets.”

Catalogic Software Wins Best in Biz International Award for Innovation

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“We’ve been on a winning streak here and we’re very pleased to be recognized by Best in Biz International as a Most Innovative Company,” said, Ed Walsh, CEO of Catalogic Software. “Our award-winning ECX is driving our growth based on its significant degree of innovation and differentiation. ECX delivers copy data management the way that customers prefer to deploy it — as a software solution built to leverage their existing infrastructure, allowing them to improve the delivery of their services while saving tremendous CAPEX and OPEX costs.”
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CareersinAudit.com recognised as ‘Company of the Year’ in the 2015 Best in Biz International Awards

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“As the only job board to be awarded a win in any category at this year’s awards we are thrilled to receive this recognition as an international business,” comments Simon Wright, operations director of CareersinAudit.com.

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Clutch Group Founder & CEO, Abhi Shah, Named Entrepreneur/Founder of the Year by Best in Biz Awards 2015

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“On behalf of the entire Clutch Group team, I am honored to have been named the Gold winner in the Entrepreneur/Founder of the Year category,” said Shah. “This award is a result of incredible work and dedication from the Clutch family and I’m extremely proud to be a part of this remarkable team.”

Diligent Corporation Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards International 2015

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“We are thrilled to be named a gold winner for the second year in a row. Recognition from this prestigious organization further validates our dedication to delivering best-in-class customer service to our clients,” said Jeff Hilk, Chief Customer Officer at Diligent. “Client support is an integral part of what we do, and it is an honour to be recognized at the international level for our customer service by the Best in Biz Awards.”

DNE Resources Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2015 International

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“Our energy consulting and brokerage services can now truly be considered as world-class. We are able to showcase the uniqueness of what we are trying to do at DNE Resources with the Service of the Year Award, and the success that we had so far with the Fastest-Growing Company of the Year Award,” highlighted Wayne Burke, President of DNE Resources, with respect to winning two Best in Biz Awards 2015 International. “Being honoured with two business awards like this is a testament to our mission to help people and businesses navigate the energy market and grow their bottom line,” added Steve Shoiry, CEO of DNE Resources.

Excel4apps Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2015 International

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“We are extremely honored to receive this Best in Biz Award, which reflects the reception we’ve had from customers worldwide who were routinely frustrated in trying to access and report the wealth of data ERP systems store,” said Michele Buson, CEO and Co-founder, Excel4apps. “By truly understanding end user needs for fast, accurate and independent reporting, we’ve created products that allow more time for critical business data analysis. The demand for such products is manifested in our 40 percent-plus growth rate for the past three years.”

FocusVision Wins 2015 International Best in Biz Award

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“FocusVision was selected for this award due to its recent expansion, in everything from technology offerings to employee count. Over the last year, the company acquired three leading market research technology firms: Revelation (June 2014); Decipher (January 2015); and ResearchReporter (March 2015). FocusVision has expanded globally beyond its headquarters in Connecticut, to include offices in California, Oregon and global locations in the United Kingdom, Brazil, Australia, Bulgaria and Singapore, with employee numbers rising from 113 to 306 in 12 months. In addition, the company’s revenue has grown 148.5 percent over the past three fiscal years.”

Glassbeam Wins Bronze in 2015 International Best in Biz Awards

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“We are extremely pleased to be one of the winners of this year’s award,” commented Puneet Pandit, Glassbeam’s CEO. “It is particularly gratifying to know that we are receiving this recognition from editors and analysts out of so many competitors.”

iCIMS Named a Winner for “Most Customer Friendly Company of the Year” in the Best in Biz International Awards

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“iCIMS approaches its service to the customer with diligent forethought and tremendous enthusiasm,” says iCIMS Chief Operating Officer and iCARE™ Ambassador, Adam Feigenbaum. “We believe the success of our product undoubtedly hinges on the customer experience. For that reason, each element of our iCARE™ program was designed to provide readily available resources, so our customers are successful in their talent acquisition initiatives.”

iovation Opens New Data Center, Clients Experience Zero Downtime

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Best in Biz Awards, an independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts, recently named iovation’s CTO Scott Waddell a Technology Executive of the Year after evaluating his efforts in managing the company’s transition to its open-source stack setup. Waddell also received the award for leading the enhancement of iovation’s mobile SDK (software development kit) and launching the company’s device-based authentication services. The company’s mobile SDK leverages iovation’s device intelligence network to determine the trustworthiness of transactions conducted from iOS and Android phones and tablets. The authentication service uses a customer’s known devices to verify their access to online accounts.

MaintenanceNet, Inc.’s ServiceExchange Platform Earns Best in Biz 2015 International Award for New Product of the Year

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“The entire MaintenanceNet team is thrilled to see ServiceExchange, along with our Data Intelligence and AutoQuote® Campaign Engine solution, earn this elite honor from the Best in Biz organization. We are extremely proud of the value that ServiceExchange delivers to the market, offering everything sales professionals need to make better business decisions and execute highly targeted and successful service sales campaigns,” said Kelly Crothers, VP of Global Marketing, MaintenanceNet. “We’d like to thank Best in Biz for this tremendous recognition.”

Medifast Honored as ‘Company of the Year’ by Best in Biz Awards 2015 International

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“We are honored to have been chosen for the Gold Award from such a notable group of judges and field of public and private companies,” said Michael MacDonald, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Medifast, Inc. “This recognition from Best in Biz is a testament to the work of the entire Medifast team and we look forward to continuing to implement our strategic plan.”

Métier Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2015 International

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“Whether organizations want to use Métier’s workspaces to train new team members, create executive dashboards, manage initiatives or create a workflow with a custom graphic, teams are able to represent their process, personality and mission,” said Douglas Clark, chief executive officer. “Our new feature embraces creative thinking and propels teams to work smarter and, most importantly, together. This is how project portfolio management software should be helping organizations.”

Perfecto Mobile CEO Named Top Exec in 2015 Best in Biz Awards

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“Thank you, Best in Biz Awards. It’s great to see our fearless founder recognized for his leadership and for all the work we’re doing at Perfecto Mobile to improve mobile app testing and continuous quality.”

Une autre récompense! Encore une fois au niveau international

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In French: Resolute Forest Products wins bronze in Socially or Environmentally Responsible Company of the Year.

Seal Software Named “Most Innovative Company” by Best in Biz Awards

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“Seal Software was founded on a philosophy of innovation, and we’ve maintained heavy investment in research and development in order to provide a unique solution to the growing contract discovery and intelligence market,” said Ulf Zetterberg, CEO of Seal Software. “Receiving this award just a month shy of our fifth anniversary is a testament to our commitment to R&D, as well as the dedication of our employees, leadership team and advisors to exceed customer expectations. Our focus remains on providing our customers with a platform that allows them to dramatically change how they meet regulatory requirement mandates, manage their risk, and fully understand what terms, obligations and incentives are contained in their contracts.”

SIOS Technology Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2015 International

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“Simply by adding SIOS DataKeeper Cluster Edition software as an ingredient in any Windows Server Failover Cluster, companies can create a SANless cluster that provides high availability protection in the cloud or other environments where traditional SAN-based clusters are impossible or impractical,” said Jerry Melnick, COO, SIOS Technology. “We are proud to be named a recipient of a Best in Biz Awards 2015 International award and recognized for our innovation.”

SquareTwo Financial Announces Kristin A. Dickey is Best In Biz International’s Human Resources Executive of the Year Silver Winner

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“Kristin is an innovative and pragmatic human resources leader who has helped SquareTwo Financial become a top employer, especially in the technology industry,” said Paul A. Larkins, president and CEO of SquareTwo Financial. “Hiring the best possible talent is paramount for our business to thrive, and Kristin has played a pivotal role in our ability to attract and retain excellent employees.”

“I am honored to be recognized by Best in Biz International,” Dickey said. “This award is also recognition of the hard work of my outstanding team, which forms the backbone of our human resources benefits, recruitment, and training programs.”

SQream Technologies Wins Best in Biz Award for Best New Product

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“SQream is honored to receive this recognition from Best in Biz Awards,” said Ami Gal, CEO at SQream. “We continue to assist organizations from around the globe by offering unmatched speed, scale and simplicity for big data analytics. Our entire team is humbled to continually see the difference our technology can make in a vast variety of industries spanning healthcare firms to financial institutions and security organizations.”

SYSPRO Wins Silver in Best in Biz 2015 Awards International

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SYSPRO specializes in software for manufacturing and distribution entities. SYSPRO regularly polls users to determine their needs and then develops and integrates the software solutions into SYSPRO ERP. Every business component, including financials, sales, CRM, inventory, operations and the supply chain is controlled through SYSPRO. This integration offers unparalleled visibility, agility and control at an attractive price performance ratio. This clear business focus and differential functionality around four industry verticals – Food, Medical Devices, Machinery and Equipment and Electronics – is why SYSPRO has been able to deliver one of the most highly utilitarian and innovative ERP solutions for more than 35 years.

Tactile Wins Silver for Best New Enterprise Product of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2015 International

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“With Tact, we are giving salespeople the ultimate mobile experience so they can be more productive in their daily flow of selling activities,” said Chuck Ganapathi, founder and CEO of Tactile. “It’s an honor to be recognized with our first Best in Biz Award by this esteemed group of judges from the media and analyst community.”

ThreatMetrix Named a Winner in Two Categories at Best in Biz Awards 2015 International

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“Recognition by the Best in Biz Awards’ international community as a leading innovator is a testament to our continued success and disruption in the cybersecurity space,” said Armen Najarian, chief marketing officer at ThreatMetrix. “We take pride in our approach to global intelligence sharing, which enables businesses across industries to stay one step ahead of cybercriminals.”

TouchBistro Wins 2015 International App of the Year Award

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TouchBistro was one of the 250+ public and private companies representing all sectors of the global economy spanning more than 30 countries that participated in this third annual International Award program.

Tracx Awarded Two 2015 Best in Biz International Awards

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“We are honored to win two Best in Biz International awards for software innovation and our breakthrough offerings in social analytics,” said Rick Rudman, Chairman and CEO of Tracx. “Tracx continues to focus on developing cloud-based, innovative technologies that address the needs of large social businesses around the world.”

Ubisense Smart Factory Receives Industry Recognition for Product Innovation

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“Global automotive manufacturers are faced with many challenges with the increased demand for mass customization, forcing these organizations to dramatically modernize their assembly plants,” said Richard Green, CEO, Ubisense. “This presents vast opportunities for our organization as our Ubisense Smart Factory system is proven to help manufacturers transform their processes and optimize productivity, both of which are necessary to compete in today’s marketplace. Earning these two awards underscores the innovation we are delivering to our customers and to the global industry, and we are honored to accept them.”

Uproar PR Adds New Award Honors to Growing List of Agency Accolades

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“Every day our teams are dedicated to executing successful campaigns and securing placements in the media that help each one of our clients achieve their business and sales goals,” said Catriona Harris, co-founder and partner at Uproar PR. “This can only be done with a strong team at our core. These recent honors acknowledge the commitment of everyone at Uproar and are a symbol of how our ‘work hard, play hard’ culture cultivates success.”

VIIVIIVII 21 Marketing Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2015 International

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“Receiving the highly accredited Best in Biz Award is the highest honor in our category of marketing. It isn’t easy to become recognized in the United States but to take it a notch higher and receive the award as Marketing Company of the Year internationally is a milestone only some could dream of. I want to thank my amazing clients both in the celebrity and brand category space and of course our top level team that makes dreams a reality every day. We will continue to be the secret weapon that draws brands and celebrities the respected results they are looking for,” said Ken Collis, Founder.

Voxy Wins Most Innovative Enterprise Product of the Year Award

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“Voxy is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the Best in Biz Awards 2015 International as a silver award winner in the Most Innovative Enterprise Product of the Year category.”

Worldpay US Wins Best New Product of the Year for Single Stack API Integrations

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“Being awarded Best New Product of the Year by a global industry professionals judging panel at the Best in Biz Awards 2015 International is a testament to our innovative payments platform and reputation among businesses and developers as the leaders in modern money,” said Worldpay US President and CEO Tony Catalfano.

Ytel Wins Gold in 2015 Best in Biz Awards

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“We are humbled by this award and excited to share this accomplishment with our team and customers. We remain committed to executing on our strategic plan in developing and delivering top communications solutions to the market. To meet the increasing market demand, we’ve grown our workforce by over 30% each year (2012-2014) and we are very pleased to have been awarded for doing so.”

Winners Announced in Best in Biz Awards 2015 International

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More than 250 public and private companies representing all sectors of the global economy from more than 30 countries competed in this year’s International program. […] Members of the judging panel were effusive in their praise of the quality of the award entrants in this year’s program:

“As a second year judge, I am still amazed by the quality of the entries,” said Jaime Rodríguez-Guerra, Computer Hoy (Spain). “The innovation observed in these awards is not a coincidence, but an intrinsic property of the companies.”

“The ability to reach the heights each of Best in Biz Awards entrants have attained should be applauded, and I can think of no better way than with this recognition,” said Eric Alper, CTV (Canada), returning to judge his third Best in Biz Awards competition.

“There were a number of stand-out entries in the category I judged – the Most Customer Friendly Company of the Year. I was looking for a company which I felt offered a unique product carefully tailored towards meeting the needs of its customer base,” said Martina Devlin, Irish Independent (Ireland), returning to judge her sixth Best in Biz Awards program. “Any one of the top-scoring entrants would have made a worthy winner.”

“Scoring companies vying for the top spot in Best in Biz International 2015 was quite difficult as all entries were competitive and the level of innovation and impact of products and services was quite impressive,” said Douglas Imaralu, Ventures Africa, judging his third Best in Biz Awards program. “In fact, there is a thin line between the companies that eventually come out on top and the others – that’s how competitive this year’s entries were.”

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