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

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Business Intelligence Group announces the winners of the 2013 BIG Awards for Business. Winners include Citrix, Good Data, LiveOps and many more.

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, and use 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    
NQ Mobile
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, chief operating officer, Direct Edge

Small Business Executive of the Year
Brock Blake, founder and CEO, Lendio

Entrepreneur of the Year
Roman Stanek, founder and CEO, 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 own 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 serve 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:

Jonathan Gebauer - Co-founder of ExploreB2B
Nick Kellet - Co-founder of Listly
Lilach Bullock - CEO of Socialable
Manik Kinra - Co-founder of Jade Magnet
Joshua Goldbard - Head of marketing of 2600hz
Chris Cayer - CEO of Reyactive
Cynthia Kincaid – Vice-president of The Huntington National Bank
David Amsallem - CEO of HeyBubble
Kiran Mander - Social media guru
Christopher Walkey – Entrepreneur and founder of Marketme TV
Anne Johnson – Managing director of MJ Gabel
Lori Ruff – CEO of Integrated Alliances
Melissa A. Romagnoli – Vice-president of American Collectors Insurance
Giacomo Balli - Mobile Entrepreneur
Sophie Johnson – Founder of Big Eye Dear
Lynn White – Founder of Non Techie Pros
Donna Drehmann – Owner of Listen, Learn, Live
Andrea Lindal – Owner of Lexabi Communications
Lee Pickard - Customer engagement guru
Arturas Jonkus - Co-founder of IQ Polls and Happy Barometer

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

About the Business Intelligence Group

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

Dawn Fordyce
Managing director
Business Intelligence Group
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