Co-founder of the leading marketing and sales intelligence tool recognized for driving remarkable company growth
Vancouver, Wash. – May 21, 2015 – EY announced this week that Henry Schuck, co-founder and CEO of DiscoverOrg (www.discoverorg.com), is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Pacific Northwest Region. DiscoverOrg, a leading provider of sales intelligence solutions, helps sales, marketing, and staffing professionals sell smarter and more effectively by finding the right contacts and connecting them directly with decision makers. Schuck was selected as a finalist for the EY award by a panel of independent judges.
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. Now in its 29th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 5, 2015 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel.
“DiscoverOrg has grown from just a few researchers on laptops in my apartment to one of the industry’s most accurate, highest-quality contact databases, and this is a true testament to that growth,” says Schuck. “As I’m sure my fellow nominees can agree – building a successful business has its challenges, but being an entrepreneur is an incredibly rewarding experience. It’s an honor to see all of our hard work recognized. I’m thrilled to be an EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist.”
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 14, 2015. 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 the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America.
In the Pacific Northwest, sponsors also include Merrill Datasite, Union Bank and Scherzer International.
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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DiscoverOrg is the leading marketing and sales intelligence tool used by the top technology vendors, staffing companies and consultants targeting IT, Finance and Marketing departments of Fortune-ranked, Mid-Market and SMB companies in North America and Europe. Offered in the form of a constantly refreshed database, DiscoverOrg specializes in mapping out the org charts of 52,071 companies complete with verified email addresses, direct-dial phone numbers, reporting structure, new projects and initiatives and technology installed base. Each of the over 700,000+ decision makers in the DiscoverOrg database are updated and refreshed by the company’s team of 100+ in-house researchers at least once every 90 days, enabling customers to reach the right person at the right company with the right message. For more information, please visit www.discoverorg.com.