50 Global Leaders Win 2018 BIG Awards for Business


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PHILADELPHIA—October 3, 2018—Today, the Business Intelligence Group announced the winners of the 2018 BIG Awards for Business program. The organization’s annual program was advertised as the “________ of the Year” program and was launched to reward those companies, products and people that are leading their respective industries.

“This year’s winners show how leadership, innovation and technology are improving the lives of people around the world,” said Maria Jimenez, chief nominations officer for Business Intelligence Group. “We are so proud to reward each of these people, products and organizations for setting such a positive example.”

Small Business Executive of the Year

Scott Tobias, President and CEO of Voice Media Group, Media

Executive of the Year

Abdallah Massaad, Group CEO of RAK Ceramics, Manufacturing

Jim Continenza, Chairman and CEO of Vivial, Marketing

Frank Calderoni, President and CEO of Anaplan, Technology Software, Enterprise

Yann Chevalier, CEO of Intersec Group, Technology Software, Small Company

Woman of the Year

Leah Belsky, VP of Enterprise at Coursera, Enterprise

Dr. Robin Smith, President and Founder of the Cura Foundation, Small Company

Case Study of the Year

ReachLocal for Mitchell Medical Group, Healthcare

The Nerdery, Technology Software

Company of the Year

Small Company

V Digital Services, Marketing

Nintex, Technology

NSS Labs, Technology – Security

Motus, Technology Software


UnitedHealthcare, Insurance

Royal DSM, Other

Control4, Technology Services

ASG Technologies, Technology Software

Ribbon, Telecommunications

Infinite Computer Solutions, Business Services

Small Business of the Year

ActionCOACH, Business Services

Elliptic Labs, Technology Software

Green Company of the Year

Resolute Forest Products, Manufacturing

AT&T, Telecommunications    

Boingo Wireless, Technology

Green Product of the Year

Resolute Forest Products, Manufacturing

Genie-Transformation Suite by Bank-Genie, Financial Solutions

evaSMART - Personal Evaporative Air Cooler

New Product of the Year


Mercku, Technology Hardware

FORTANIX SDKMS (Self Defending Key Management Service) for Security, Technology Software

Relay by Republic Wireless, Telecommunications

Small Company

82 Labs, Inc. + Morning Recovery, Food and beverage

Create®, a product of Brighton Health Plan Solutions, Healthcare - General

Nectar Ear-to-Ear UC Diagnostics, Technology

Cumulus Networks for Cumulus NetQ, Technology Software


Bloomberg Tax Advantage, Business Services

Skillsoft Leadership Development Program, Education

SolarEdge's EV-Charging Solar Inverter, Energy

UnitedHelathcare PreCheck MyScript, Insurance

Wolters Kluwer’s CT Corporation – UCC Filing Hub, Other

Wolters Kluwer CCH Tagetik - IFRS 17 solution, Technology Software

Product of the Year

Small Company

Hiretual, Recruiting and Human Resources

YouAppi 360 Degree Growth Marketing Platform, Technology

Impartner, Technology Software


Spireon FleetLocate®, Automotive

Wolters Kluwer CCH Axcess, Financial Solutions

IgnitionOne Customer Intelligence Platform, Marketing

AppFolio Property Manager, Real Estate

ADP SmartCompliance® - Employment Tax, Recruiting and Human Resources

Trustpilot, Technology

Qualtrics Experience Management Platform®, Technology Software

The Business Intelligence Group also named several companies as finalists in the 2017 BIG Awards for Business; these include 2Checkout, ageLOC LumiSpa, Anaplan, AppZen, CloudBerry Lab, Everbridge, Madison, MRP Prelytix, Showpad, SumTotal Systems, VeloCloud, Wolters Kluwer and Workiva.

About Business Intelligence Group www.bintelligence.com

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, business executives—those with experience and knowledge—judge the programs. The organization’s proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and then rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.