Announcing the 2013 Big Awards for Business Winners


Business Intelligence Group Announces Winners in the 2013 BIG Awards for Business

PHILADELPHIA—Sept. 25, 2015—The Business Intelligence Group today announced the winners of the 2013 BIG Awards for Business program. The BIG Awards specialize in recognizing top performing companies and organizations with a proprietary judging process scored by experienced and recognizable leaders and executives from across the globe.

“We are incredibly proud of all the winners and nominees,” said Dawn Fordyce, managing director of the Business Intelligence Group. “2013 proved to be a banner year for the global economy and the organizations, products and executives that we have rewarded have proved that they are worthy of recognition.”

The 2013 BIG Awards for Business winners are:

Company of the Year      

  • EMN8
  • NQ Mobile
  • Pure360
  • Direct Edge
  • Integration Partners

Green Company of the Year     

  • Other World Computing
  • Manure Technologies Inc
  • Arise Virtual Solutions

Small Business of the Year       

  • BlueRock Energy, Inc.
  • Aggregate Knowledge
  • GlySure Limited

New Product of the Year

  • Citrix GoToAssist Service Desk
  • Clarizen v6
  • GlySure Limited Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

Product of the Year         

  • LiveOps Engage
  • CloudAccess REACT
  • NQ Mobile Security

Case Study of the Year  

  • InfoTronics - The Wyandot Center

Executive of the Year

  • Gavin Kim, Chief Commercial Officer, NQ Mobile
  • Ryan Wuerch, Founder and CEO, Solavei
  • René Lacerte, Founder and CEO,
  • Bryan Harkins COO, Direct Edge

Small Business Executive of the Year

  • Brock Blake, Founder and CEO, Lendio

Entrepreneur Award

  • Roman Stanek, CEO and Founder, GoodData
  • Rudy Mazzocchi, CEO, ELENZA

The Business Intelligence Group’s industry awards programs are unique in that they provide organizations with insight into the judging process, the judges and their organizational performances. Carefully vetted judges, who are experts in their own industries, score nominations using a proprietary process that includes measurements across multiple variables.

“Not only did we have a record number of nominations this year, the support we received from the business community in the form of volunteer judges was outstanding,” Fordyce said. “The real business experts that server as judges are our ‘secret sauce’ so we are thankful for all of their support and time.”

The judges for the 2013 BIG Awards for Business included:


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The Business Intelligence Group also announced a new program called the Big Innovation Awards which will reward new business innovations. “Innovation is clearly the primary driver of our economy,” Fordyce said. “It is important that we highlight and reward recent advancements that help accelerate growth and improve customer experiences.”

The deadline for nominations for the Big Innovation Awards is December 6th, 2013. Organizations that would like more information can visit the company’s website at