Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 08, 2013
Ernst & Young LLP announced that Bob Smith, CEO of Channelinsight, was named a semi-finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 program in the Mountain States region. Channelinsight is an innovator of channel Customer Relationship Management (cCRM) software.
The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. A panel of independent local judges selected the semi-finalists.
Finalists will be announced on May 19th and on June 4th winners will be presented at a special gala on June 20 at the Seawell Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DPCA) in Denver, CO.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America, The Kauffman Foundation, The Denver Business Journal, ADP, Scherzer International, BBVA Compass, and Faegre Baker Daniels.
Now in its 27th year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Michael Dell of Dell Inc., Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines, Fred Smith of FedEx, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Richard Schulze of Best Buy, Andrew Mason of Groupon, Mindy Grossman of HSN, Inc., Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, and many more.
Channelinsight offers the only cloud-based channel Customer Relationship Management (cCRM™) solution, providing technology manufacturers with visibility into every partner and every end-customer in every transaction in real-time; allowing them to gain the insight necessary to drive sales and optimize inventory. Channelinsight collects POS and inventory data from thousands of worldwide channel partners and processes over $100 billion in channel sales transactions annually. Customers benefiting from this technology include Schneider Electric, TE Connectivity, AMD and Lexmark. Channelinsight is backed by Rho Ventures, Sequel Venture Partners and Vedanta Capital, with headquarters in Denver, CO and offices in Palo Alto, CA.
For more information, visit http://www.channelinsight.com.