SAN FRANCISCO – April 15, 2014 – EY today announced that Jyoti Bansal, the founder and CEO of AppDynamics is a semi-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. Jyoti was selected as a semi-finalist from more than 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 10 at the Fairmont San Jose.
"I'm thrilled to be recognized as a semi-finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Award for Northern California. It is an honor to be among this impressive list of entrepreneurs," said Jyoti Bansal, founder and CEO of AppDynamics. "Technical, cultural and business forces are rapidly changing the core assumptions of how we build, operate and consume applications. This has created demand for modern approaches to monitor, manage and analyze these apps and extract application intelligence to optimize business impact. I'm inspired by the commitment, creativity and technological brilliance of the people at AppDynamics who invest their energy and time on a daily basis to build the world's next great software company."
Now in its 28th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 150 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 nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In Northern California, sponsors include King & Spalding, RoseRyan, Scherzer International, SmartBusiness, SolomonEdwards, and The Big Picture.
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 150 cities in more than 60 countries.
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