Business Wire – Thu Jun 18 17:07:00 CDT 2009
Quattro Wireless CEO Andrew Miller Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2009 Award Winner
Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in Emerging Company Category
WALTHAM, Mass. (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Quattro Wireless (www.quattrowireless.com) today announced that CEO Andrew Miller received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009 Award in the Emerging Company category in New England, which recognizes the exceptional leader for a company less than five years old. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses. Andrew Miller was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a gala event at the Marriott Newton Hotel on June 16th.
“The entire Quattro Wireless team is proud of Andy Miller for this coveted and well-deserved recognition,” said Bob Davis, Quattro Wireless board member and general partner at Highland Capital Partners. “Andy’s win recognizes his achievements in building a strong business, powered by the best technology and backed by a talented team. Today, Quattro Wireless boasts some of the world’s leading advertisers and publishers and the company is continuing to grow, even in a challenging economy, with active hiring and expectations of quadrupling year-over-year revenue in 2009. It takes a great leader to be as successful as Andy has been.”
Quattro Wireless is mobile’s largest premium ad network, powering mobile strategies for Fortune 500 brands, direct marketing leaders and category-leading publishers and application developers, including Proctor & Gamble, Toyota, American Express, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, NFL and others. With sophisticated technology and exclusive premier partnerships, Quattro creates unrivaled reach, consumer engagement and efficiency for advertisers across all channels (mobile web, SMS, applications, video) and smartphone platforms (iPhone, Blackberry, Android, Pre).
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards celebrate their 23rd anniversary this year. The program honors entrepreneurs who have demonstrated exceptionality in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
“We are proud to recognize the achievements of Andrew Miller,” said Kristin Keating, Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Co-Chair for New England. “Winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year award build leading businesses and contribute significantly to the strength of our region’s economy. Their success helps our area grow stronger.”
As a New England award winner, Andrew Miller is now eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year 2009 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 14, 2009. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America as national sponsors.
In New England, local sponsors include Bowne, Curran & Connors, Boston Magazine, J.Robert Scott, Marsh, Nixon Peabody and AMS.
About Quattro Wireless
Quattro Wireless, mobile’s trusted ad network, leverages sophisticated technology and exclusive premier partnerships to create unrivaled reach, consumer engagement and efficiency for today’s marketers and advertisers. Quattro is dedicated to delivering service excellence and turnkey solutions to optimize digital performance across all channels (mobile web, SMS, applications, video) and platforms (iPhone, Blackberry and Android). Fortune 500 brands and direct marketing leaders seek Quattro’s global reach, dynamic targeting, advertising innovation and transparent practice. Category-leading publishers leverage Quattro’s proprietary platform to realize the economic power of the mobile web. Quattro Wireless was founded in 2006 by proven mobile pioneers and is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more information, please visit www.quattrowireless.com.
About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Program
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The 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, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 135 cities in 50 countries.
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