EY Announces Robert Wahbe of Highspot Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award Finalist in the Pacific Northwest Region

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Highspot Founder & CEO Recognized as Finalist for EY's Prestigious Award

Robert Wahbe, Highspot

Robert Wahbe, Highspot Founder & CEO

For Highspot, this is really an acknowledgment of the team’s hard work and commitment to deliver against the mission we initially embarked upon - to create breakthrough sales enablement technology that transforms the way millions of people work.

EY today announced that Robert Wahbe of Highspot is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the Pacific Northwest. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Robert was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 15 at the Westin Seattle.

Highspot’s SaaS applications give sales and marketing teams a modern solution for sales enablement that reps love. Broad sales adoption of the platform has fueled the company’s growth since inception. In its latest quarter, Highspot saw a 10x increase in enterprise revenue growth, adding blue chip customers totalling more than $1.5 trillion in market capitalization. With tens of thousands of new modern sellers rapidly adopting the solution, and more than 120 percent net retention rate, Highspot is poised for continued expansion in a growing market.

"It’s an honor to be recognized by EY for this prestigious award. For Highspot, this is really an acknowledgment of the team’s hard work and commitment to deliver against the mission we initially embarked upon - to create breakthrough sales enablement technology that transforms the way millions of people work,” said Wahbe. “For me, the exciting part of this journey is watching our vision become a reality for all of our customers.”

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 17, 2018. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, the Kauffman Foundation and Merrill Corporation.
In the Pacific Northwest, sponsors also include Woodruff Sawyer.

About Highspot
Highspot gives businesses a powerful sales advantage to engage in more relevant buyer conversations and achieve their revenue goals. Through AI-powered search, analytics, in-context training, guided selling, and 50+ technology integrations, the Highspot platform delivers enterprise-ready sales enablement in a modern design that sales reps and marketers love. Using Highspot, sales teams can quickly find the best-performing content, and customize it for each opportunity—while marketers gain insights on content use and effectiveness to develop a data-driven strategy. With 90 percent average monthly recurring usage and global support in 125 countries, Highspot is the most trusted solution for sales enablement. Learn how Highspot helps businesses modernize their sales and marketing by visiting http://www.highspot.com.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program 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 awards program 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 and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy

About EY’s Growth Markets Network
EY’s worldwide Growth Markets Network is dedicated to serving the changing needs of high-growth companies. For more than 30 years, we’ve helped many of the world’s most dynamic and ambitious companies grow into market leaders. Whether working with international mid-cap companies or early stage, venture-backed businesses, our professionals draw upon their extensive experience, insight and global resources to help your business succeed. For more information, please visit us at ey.com/sgm or follow news on Twitter @EY_Growth.

About EY
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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