Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 21, 2012
The award-winning commercial and industrial LED lighting leader Albeo Technologies announced today Co-Founder and CEO Jeff Bisberg has been named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 program in the Mountain Desert region, which includes Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. 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. Mr. Bisberg was selected by a panel of independent judges. Awards will be presented at a special gala on Thursday, June 28th at the Seawell Ballroom in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.
Bisberg has 25 years of experience in developing and marketing innovative solid-state technologies, focused on light-emitting technologies, including developing novel organic light emitting diodes (LEDs), LED print-heads and an award-winning laser printing system. Additionally, he has over 20 published papers, patents and standards in the field of electro-optics. Also honored in 2010, this marks the second time that Mr. Bisberg has been named as a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® program.
“It’s a deep honor to once again be a finalist in the Entrepreneur Of The Year® program,” said Bisberg. “Albeo has lit over eight million square-feet of space to date and this award reflects the hard work of the entire Albeo team, from manufacturing and support staff all the way to the executives. Their dedication is unwavering in delivering high quality, reliable LED lighting products to our industrial and commercial customers. This award is a testament to that commitment to our customers.”
Now in its 26th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 17, 2012. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the United States by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In the Mountain Desert region sponsors include Faegre Baker Daniels, CliftonLarsonAllen, ADP, Scherzer International, The Denver Business Journal and JohnstonWells Public Relations.
About Albeo Technologies, Inc.
Albeo Technologies is a leading LED Lighting manufacturer for industrial and commercial buildings, such as cold storage, data centers, retail, schools and commercial buildings. The Albeo products range from high bay and low bay solutions, to linear, surface mount and under cabinet fixtures. The company has lit over 8 million square-feet of space to date and won 16 independently-judged awards, including 6 from the US Department of Energy (DOE). Albeo’s fully customizable, reliable and low-maintenance LED lighting products offer energy savings up to 95% and an ROI of 1-3 years. For more information, please visit http://www.albeotech.com.
About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Young 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 140 cities in more than 50 countries.
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