Leader In Interactive Entertainment: Michael Morhaime, President, CEO And Co-founder Of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., Named Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Technology Category Award Winner
This sense of ownership, along with the collaborative work environment, has had a very positive impact on the quality level of the games produced, leading to scores of "game of the year" awards, a globally recognized brand name, and several "best places to work" awards.
National Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Technology finalists
In addition to Morhaime, the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Technology finalists were: Jon Oringer , Founder and CEO, Shutterstock, based in New York, N.Y., is an innovative technology company, operating in more than 150 countries and 10 languages, with a mission to connect creative professionals with the best photos, vectors, illustrations and video from thousands of contributors around the world; Ken Xie, Founder, President and CEO, Fortinet, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management; David Flynn, Founder and CEO, and Rick White, Founder and CMO, Fusion-io, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, accelerates databases, virtualization, cloud computing, big data and the applications that drive our economy and our daily lives with the Fusion ioMemory platform.
National Entrepreneur Of The Year ® 2012 Overall Award winnerHamdi Ulukaya, Founder of Chobani, was named the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year ® 2012 Overall Award winner. Video and photos To view video clips of all of the Entrepreneur Of The Year winners, please visit ey.com/us/eoy. Photos of the winners are also available by request. Sponsors 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. About Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year Ernst & Young's 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 50 countries.
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