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EY announces AppDynamics CEO Jyoti Bansal is an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award Finalist in Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO – May 7, 2014 – EY today announced that Jyoti Bansal, the founder and CEO of AppDynamics is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Northern California region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Bansal was selected as a finalist from more than 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Tuesday, June 10th at The Fairmont San Jose.

“I’m extremely proud of what we have created at AppDynamics in the last six years. It’s truly gratifying to have our work recognized by an organization as prestigious as EY,” said Jyoti Bansal, founder and CEO of AppDynamics. “At AppDynamics we’re working incredibly hard to build and market the disruptive technology that today’s software-defined businesses need in order to grow and thrive. Our goal is a continued focus on building the next generation of application intelligence solutions supporting the convergence of three huge and fast-changing markets: application performance management, IT operations management and business analytics. With ongoing technology innovation, a fanaticism for customer success and by working everyday to build a great corporate culture, we intend to build the world’s next great software company. On behalf of AppDynamics we humbly thank EY for this great recognition.”

Now in its 28th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.


Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored in the United States by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. In Northern California sponsors include King & Spalding, RoseRyan, Scherzer International, Smart Business Network, Inc., SolomonEdwards and The Big Picture.

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About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

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