EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards: KNX interview with Revolve owners (audio)

This is the sixth in a series of interviews with Frank Mottek of the KNX Business Hour highlighting the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards in Los Angeles. The recipients were revealed at a black tie awards gala on June 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel attended by close to 700 of the region’s elite business leaders and entrepreneurs.

Mike Karanikolas and Michael Mente, Co-Owners & Co-CEOs of REVOLVE talk with Frank Mottek about their entrepreneur journey and their target market in this clip.

EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards: KNX interview with David Allerby (audio)

This is the fifth in a series of interviews with Frank Mottek of the KNX Business Hour highlighting the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards in Los Angeles. The recipients were revealed at a black tie awards gala on June 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel attended by close to 700 of the region’s elite business leaders and entrepreneurs.

David Allerby, Co-Founder & CEO of 24Hr HomeCare, talks with Frank Mottek about team work and disrupting the market with superb customer service.

EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards: KNX interview with Harrison Tang (audio)

This is the fourth in a series of interviews with Frank Mottek of the KNX Business Hour highlighting the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards in Los Angeles. The recipients were revealed at a black tie awards gala on June 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel attended by close to 700 of the region’s elite business leaders and entrepreneurs.

Harrison Tang, CEO and co-founder of Spokeo, talks with Frank Mottek about his entrepreneurship spirit and getting started in the tech world in this clip from the broadcast.

Two Indian American executives honored as EY Entrepreneur of the Year Northern California winners

EYJayshree Ullal and Dheeraj Pandey, both Indian Americans, were among the nine honoreees at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards for the Northern California region gala held at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco June 12, reports Richard Springer of India West.

“The Indian American community was well represented by four finalists in this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards in Northern California, and two of them became winners,” said Ernie Cortes, program director, EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards program in Northern California. “We congratulate all of the nominees and winners for making this year one of the most competitive EY Entrepreneur of the Year programs we’ve ever had.”

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Two Indian American Execs Win EY Entrepreneur Awards (India West)

EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards: KNX interview with John Kilroy (audio)

This is the third in a series of interviews with Frank Mottek of the KNX Business Hour highlighting the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards in Los Angeles. The recipients were revealed at a black tie awards gala on June 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel attended by close to 700 of the region’s elite business leaders and entrepreneurs.

John Kilroy, Founder, President, CEO and Chairman of Kilroy Realty Corporation speaks about the changing Hollywood skyline and changes along California with Frank Mottek in this clip from the broadcast.

EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards: KNX interview with Chris DeWolfe (audio)

This is the second in a series of interviews with Frank Mottek of the KNX Business Hour highlighting the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards in Los Angeles. The recipients were revealed at a black tie awards gala on June 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel attended by close to 700 of the region’s elite business leaders and entrepreneurs.

Chris DeWolfe, social media pioneer and CEO of SGN talks social media, mobile games trends and the transformation of mobile games into virtual reality with Frank Mottek in this clip from the broadcast.

EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards: KNX interview with April Spencer (audio)

This is the first in a series of interviews with Frank Mottek of the KNX Business Hour highlighting the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards in Los Angeles. The recipients were revealed at a black tie awards gala on June 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel attended by close to 700 of the region’s elite business leaders and entrepreneurs.

April Spencer, partner at EY and co-director of the program in LA, discusses the awards with Frank Mottek in this clip from the broadcast.

EY announces Entrepreneur of the Year winners for Pacific Northwest

EYErnst & Young recognized winners in seven categories at the 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year awards gala for the Pacific Northwest region Friday night at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. The winners will go on to compete at the national level.

“EY has honored outstanding entrepreneurs for the past 29 years,” said Greg Beams, EY Entrepreneur of the Year Program Director for the Pacific Northwest. “These winners are accomplished leaders who have contributed a tremendous amount to their communities.”

2015 Pacific Northwest winners:

  • Scott Allan, President and CEO, Hydro Flask; Bend, Oregon won the EOY award for retail and consumer products.
  • Chris Barrow, President and CEO, EagleView Technologies, Bothell, Washington won the EOY award in the Big Data category.
  • Mark Britton, Founder and CEO, Avvo, Seattle, Washington won in the services category.
  • Ryan Carson, Co-Founder and CEO, Treehouse, Portland, Oregon won the EOY award in the Emerging category.
  • Mark Mader, President and CEO, Smartsheet, Bellevue, Washington won in the tech category.
  • Darryl Rawlings, CEO, Trupanion, Seattle, Washington won in the financial services.
  • Dave Sanders, M.D., Co-Founder and CEO, Zoom+, Hillsboro, Oregon won the EOY award for Health Care Services.

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Entrepreneurs of the Year: Here’s who won the big EY awards in Seattle last night

Mark Mader of Bellevue’s Smartsheet Among Award Recipients for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Pacific Northwest

EY announces finalists for Entrepreneur Of The Year in Pacific Northwest

FinalistCollage Ernst & Young announced the following finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the Pacific Northwest. These business leaders were selected by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala on June 5, 2015 at Sheraton Seattle Hotel.

  • Avalara, Inc. | Scott McFarlane, Co-Founder & CEO | Bainbridge Island, WA
  • Avvo | Mark Britton, Founder & CEO | Seattle, WA
  • barre3 | Sadie Lincoln, Founder & Owner | Portland, OR
  • Blink UX | Karen Clark Cole, CEO | Seattle, WA
  • Context Relevant | Stephen Purpura, Founder & CEO | Seattle, WA
  • Dave’s Killer Bread | John Tucker, CEO | Milwaukie, OR
  • DiscoverOrg | Henry Schuck, CEO | Vancouver, WA
  • EagleView Technologies | Chris Barrow, President & CEO | Bothell, WA
  • ExtraHop Networks | Jesse Rothstein, Co-Founder & CEO; Raja Mukerji, Co-Founder & President | Seattle, WA
  • Hydro Flask | Scott Allan, President & CEO | Bend, OR
  • Life Flight Network | Michael Griffiths, CEO | Aurora, OR
  • Limeade | Henry Albrecht, CEO | Bellevue, WA
  • Picmonkey.com | Jonathan Sposato, CEO | Seattle, WA
  • PitchBook | John Gabbert, Founder & CEO | Seattle, WA
  • SET Creative | Sabina Teshler, Owner & CEO | Portland, OR
  • SmartRG | Jeff McInnis, President & CEO | Vancouver, WA
  • Smartsheet | Mark Mader, President & CEO | Bellevue, WA
  • Treehouse | Ryan Carson, Co-Founder & CEO | Portland, OR
  • Trupanion | Darryl Rawlings, CEO | Seattle, WA
  • TUNE | Lucas Brown, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer; Lee Brown, Co-Founder & Chief Architect | Seattle, WA
  • ZoomCare | Dave Sanders, M.D., Co-Founder & CEO | Hillsboro, OR

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EY Announces Finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 in the Pacific Northwest

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EY announces 21 Pacific Northwest finalists for 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year

EY names regional judges for Entrepreneur Of The Year in Northern California

EY Ernst & Young announced the following judges for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the Northern California. The independent judging panel includes previous award winners, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders. The winners will be revealed at a on June 11, 2015, at The Fairmont in San Francisco.

  • Geoffrey Barker, Executive Director & Co-Founder, RPX Corporations, 2012 Award Recipient
  • Joseph Bronson, Principal & CEO, The Bronson Group, LLC
  • Douglas Chu, Head of Western Regions Listings, NYSE
  • Ken Coleman, Special Advisors, Andreesen Horowitz & Chairman, Caama Technologies
  • Chris Harris, Director, Friedman, Fleischer & Lowe, LLC
  • Maha Ibrahim, General Partner, Canaan Partners
  • Lisa Im, CEO, Performant Financial Corporation, 2012 Award Recipient
  • Jon Kossow, General Partner, Norwest Venture Partners
  • Tarkan Maner, Chairman & CEO, Nexenta, 2012 Award Recipient
  • Tod Sacerdoti, CEO & Founder, BrightRoll, Inc., 2013 Award Recipient, 2014 National Award Recipient
  • Scott Tierney, Google Capital Partner, Google Capital
  • Peter Van Deventer, Managing Partner, Integrity Global Management
  • Michael Bartels, VP New Listing & Capital Market, NADAQ

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EY announces regional judges for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Northern California Award

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2015 Judges panel